Hypoxis uniflorata

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Hypoxis uniflorata Markötter
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYPOXIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Data Deficient - Taxonomically Problematic
Assessment Date
2015/11/02
Assessor(s)
Y. Singh & L. von Staden
Justification
H. uniflorata is known only from the type specimen, collected in 1907. Singh (2009) places the species among those that are insufficiently known, stating that it may be a synonym of H. parvula, but more collections are required to confirm the synonymy.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Free State
Range
Free State Drakensberg west of Newcastle.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Grassland
Description
Near rocks in moist grassland.
Threats
Agriculture and subsistence farming may threaten this species since it is so localised.
Population
Population trend
Unknown
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Hypoxis uniflorata MarkötterVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Hypoxis uniflorata MarkötterVU D2Victor (2002)
Bibliography

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.


Singh, Y. 2009. Systematics of Hypoxis (Hypoxidaceae) in southern Africa. Unpublished PhD, University of Pretoria, Pretoria.


Victor, J.E. 2002. South Africa. In: J.S. Golding (ed), Southern African plant Red Data Lists. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 14 (pp. 93-120), SABONET, Pretoria.


Citation
Singh, Y. & von Staden, L. 2015. Hypoxis uniflorata Markötter. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/12/14

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