Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Nerine platypetala McNeil
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
AMARYLLIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)
Assessment Date
2005/07/13
Assessor(s)
C.R. Scott-Shaw & J.E. Victor
Justification
Known from less than 10 locations (EOO<20 000 km²). There is a continuing decline of habitat as a result of afforestation.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga
Range
Wakkerstroom to Groenvlei.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Wakkerstroom Montane Grassland
Description
Montane grassland, margins of permanently moist vleis and levees of river banks.
Threats
Harvesting [gathering], Habitat degradation, Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Nerine platypetala McNeilVU B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)Raimondo et al. (2009)
Nerine platypetala McNeilVU Scott-Shaw (1999)
Nerine platypetala McNeilInsufficiently Known Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Nerine platypetala McNeilUncertain Hall et al. (1980)
Bibliography

Archer, R.H., Craib, C. and Condy, G. 1997. Nerine platypetala. Flowering Plants of Africa 55:36-39, t. 2127.


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.


McNeil, G. 1971. An undescribed Nerine from the SE Transvaal. Journal of South African Botany 37:267-268.


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.


Scott-Shaw, C.R. 1999. Rare and threatened plants of KwaZulu-Natal and neighbouring regions. KwaZulu-Natal Nature Conservation Service, Pietermaritzburg.


Citation
Scott-Shaw, C.R. & Victor, J.E. 2005. Nerine platypetala McNeil. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/24

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