Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Stomatium paucidens L.Bolus
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Data Deficient - Taxonomically Problematic
Assessment Date
2017/08/23
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
The genus Stomatium is in need of revision and most species are poorly understood. The distribution range and habitat requirements of Stomatium paucidens are not certain, and it has not been recorded in the wild since 1944. Therefore its risk of extinction cannot be assessed at present. It is listed as Data Deficient - Taxonomically Problematic (DDT).
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Free State, Northern Cape
Range
This species is endemic to South Africa, however, its distribution is unknown. Stomatium paucidens was described from cultivated material of unknown origin. Specimens in the Bolus Herbarium matched to the description suggest that it occurs between Fauresmith and Noupoort.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Besemkaree Koppies Shrubland, Xhariep Karroid Grassland
Description
Its habitat is unknown. The habitat is not described on specimens or in the literature.
Threats
There are no known threats to Stomatium paucidens.
Population

There is no information available on the population of this species.


Population trend
Unknown
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Stomatium paucidens L.BolusDDT 2020.1
Stomatium paucidens L.BolusLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Bolus, H.M.L. 1928-1935. Notes on Mesembrianthemum and allied genera. Part II. Bolus Herbarium, University of Cape Town, Cape Town.


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
von Staden, L. 2017. Stomatium paucidens L.Bolus. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/07/22

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