Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Rhodohypoxis incompta Hilliard & B.L.Burtt
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYPOXIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2015/06/03
Assessor(s)
Y. Singh, J.E. Victor & H. Mtshali
Justification
A range-restricted (EOO 40 km²) species, known from southern KwaZulu-Natal Drakensberg and restricted to a specialized habitat. No known threats.
Distribution
Endemism
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
KwaZulu-Natal
Range
Sehlabathebe to Sani Pass.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Grassland
Description
Subalpine grassland, wet, gravely silt draining off rocks or wet grass tussocks near rock sheets, 2300-2900 m.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Rhodohypoxis incompta Hilliard & B.L.BurttRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Rhodohypoxis incompta Hilliard & B.L.BurttLower Risk - Near Threatened Victor (2002)
Rhodohypoxis incompta Hilliard & B.L.BurttLower Risk - Near Threatened Scott-Shaw (1999)
Bibliography

Duncan, G.D. 2003. Rhodohypoxis: carpets of alpine jewels. Veld & Flora 89(4):140-144.


Hilliard, O.M. and Burtt, B.L. 1978. Notes on some plants of Southern Africa chiefly from Natal: VII. Notes from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh 36:43-76.


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.


Scott-Shaw, C.R. 1999. Rare and threatened plants of KwaZulu-Natal and neighbouring regions. KwaZulu-Natal Nature Conservation Service, Pietermaritzburg.


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., Victor, J.E. & Mtshali, H. 2015. Rhodohypoxis incompta Hilliard & B.L.Burtt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/21

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