Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Nivenia dispar N.E.Br.
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
IRIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D1
Assessment Date
2007/05/10
Assessor(s)
P. Goldblatt, J.C. Manning & D. Raimondo
Justification
Known from one small subpopulation of fewer than 1000 plants.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Riviersonderend Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
South Sonderend Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Base of cliffs in rock crevices and along streams.
Threats
No threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Nivenia dispar N.E.Br.VU D1Raimondo et al. (2009)
Nivenia dispar N.E.Br.Rare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Nivenia dispar N.E.Br.Uncertain Hall et al. (1980)
Bibliography

Goldblatt, P. 1993. The woody Iridaceae: Nivenia, Klattia & Witsenia. Timber Press, Portland, Oregon.


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.


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. & Raimondo, D. 2007. Nivenia dispar N.E.Br. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/23

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