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 S. 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.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Free State, Northern Cape
Range
Unknown. The species 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
Unknown. The habitat is not described on specimens or in the literature.
Population
Population trend
Unknown
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
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 2020.1. Accessed on 2020/10/28

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