Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Watsonia rourkei Goldblatt
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
IRIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Rare
Assessment Date
2006/09/17
Assessor(s)
P. Goldblatt, J.C. Manning, L. von Staden & R.C. Turner
Justification
Known from one subpopulation that has no current threats.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Namaqualand, Kamiesberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Kamiesberg Granite Fynbos
Description
Along watercourses on north-facing granite slopes, 1600 m.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Watsonia rourkei GoldblattCritically Rare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Watsonia rourkei GoldblattRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Goldblatt, P. 1989. The genus Watsonia. A systematic monograph. Annals of Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens 19:1-148. National Botanic Gardens, Cape Town.


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.


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


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
Goldblatt, P., Manning, J.C., von Staden, L. & Turner, R.C. 2006. Watsonia rourkei Goldblatt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/06/22

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