Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Nerine gibsonii Douglas
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
AMARYLLIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2011/04/02
Assessor(s)
A.P. Dold & J.E. Victor
Justification
Four known locations are potentially threatened by livestock overgrazing.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
Cala and Engcobo.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Drakensberg Foothill Moist Grassland
Description
High altitude grasslands, wedged between rocks.
Threats
This species' habitat is severely degraded and is potentially threatened by severe overgrazing on the Cala commonage.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Nerine gibsonii DouglasVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Nerine gibsonii DouglasData Deficient Victor (2002)
Nerine gibsonii DouglasRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Nerine gibsonii DouglasRare Hall et al. (1980)
Bibliography

Douglas, K.H. 1968. A new species of Nerine from the Transkei. Journal of South African Botany 34:5-7.


Hall, A.V., De Winter, M., De Winter, B. and Van Oosterhout, S.A.M. 1980. Threatened plants of southern Africa. South African National Scienctific Programmes Report 45. CSIR, Pretoria.


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


Saunders, R. 1997. Nerines in South Africa. Herbertia 52:88-89, 186.


Victor, J.E. 2002. South Africa. In: J.S. Golding (ed), Southern African plant Red Data Lists. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 14 (pp. 93-120), SABONET, Pretoria.


Citation
Dold, A.P. & Victor, J.E. 2011. Nerine gibsonii Douglas. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/24

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