Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Lobelia ardisiandroides Schltr.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
LOBELIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2018/06/12
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A range-restricted species (EOO 108 km²), known from five locations and potentially threatened by competition from alien invasive plants.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Outeniqua Mountains near George.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
South Outeniqua Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Sheltered rocks at high altitude.
Threats
Scattered alien invasive plants are present in this species' habitat, and is likely to outcompete native species in future if left unmanaged.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Lobelia ardisiandroides Schltr.Rare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

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.


Manning, J.C. and Goldblatt, P. 2012. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 1: The Core Cape Flora. Strelitzia 29. South African National Biodiversity 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
von Staden, L. 2018. Lobelia ardisiandroides Schltr. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2020/08/10

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