Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Lobelia barkerae E.Wimm.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
LOBELIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)
Assessment Date
2005/07/20
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo
Justification
This species is only known from one location, where it was last collected in 1947. Its habitat has been largely transformed for crop cultivation, and habitat remnants are heavily infested with invasive alien plants.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Potberg, Albertsdal.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Potberg Sandstone Fynbos, Potberg Ferricrete Fynbos
Description
Uncertain, possibly limestone or ferricrete hills.
Threats
Invasive Alien Species (direct effects), Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Unknown
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Lobelia barkerae E.Wimm.Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct) Raimondo et al. (2009)
Lobelia barkerae E.Wimm.Insufficiently Known Hilton-Taylor (1996)
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.


Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.


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.


Wimmer, F.E. 1953. Campanulaceae - Lobelioideae, Teil II. In: R. Mansfield (ed). Das Pflanzenreich 107. Akademie Verlag, Berlin.


Citation
Raimondo, D. 2005. Lobelia barkerae E.Wimm. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/10/19

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