Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Romulea cedarbergensis M.P.de Vos
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
IRIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2007/01/13
Assessor(s)
J.C. Manning & D. Raimondo
Justification
High altitude species from the Cederberg (EOO <170 km²), known from four subpopulations. Not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Cederberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Shallow, wet, sandy soil on sandstone pavements, 1500 m.
Threats
No threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Romulea cedarbergensis M.P.de VosRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Romulea cedarbergensis M.P.de VosInsufficiently Known Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Romulea cedarbergensis M.P.de VosUncertain Hall et al. (1980)
Bibliography

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.


Hall, A.V., De Winter, M., De Winter, B. and Van Oosterhout, S.A.M. 1980. Threatened plants of southern Africa. South African National Scienctific Programmes Report 45. CSIR, Pretoria.


Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.


Manning, J., Goldblatt, P. and Snijman, D. 2002. The color encyclopedia of Cape bulbs. Timber Press, Portland/Cambridge.


Manning, J.C. and Goldblatt, P. 2001. A synoptic review of Romulea (Iridaceae: Crocoideae) in sub-Saharan Africa, the Arabian Peninsula and Socotra including new species, biological notes, and a new infrageneric classification. Adansonia 23(1):59-108.


Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J.E., Helme, N.A., Turner, R.C., Kamundi, D.A. and Manyama, P.A. 2009. Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


Citation
Manning, J.C. & Raimondo, D. 2007. Romulea cedarbergensis M.P.de Vos. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/23

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