Glottiphyllum regium

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Glottiphyllum regium N.E.Br.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
Synonyms
Glottiphyllum compressum L.Bolus
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(iii,v)+2ab(iii,v)
Assessment Date
2007/04/16
Assessor(s)
J.H. Vlok & D. Raimondo
Justification
EOO 20 km², AOO<20 km², habitat quality at five known locations is declining due to grazing, trampling and soil erosion from ostrich farming.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Calitzdorp.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Gamka Thicket, Eastern Little Karoo, Little Karoo Quartz Vygieveld, Muscadel Riviere
Description
Ecotones between apronveld and gannaveld.
Threats
Harvesting [gathering], Habitat loss, Habitat degradation
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Glottiphyllum regium N.E.Br.EN B1ab(iii,v)+2ab(iii,v)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.


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.


Vlok, J. and Schutte-Vlok, A.L. 2010. Plants of the Klein Karoo. Umdaus Press, Hatfield.


Citation
Vlok, J.H. & Raimondo, D. 2007. Glottiphyllum regium N.E.Br. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/08/17

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Distribution map

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