Aloe hardyi

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Aloe hardyi H.F.Glen
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
ASPHODELACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2006/10/11
Assessor(s)
H.F. Glen, J.E. Victor & G.F. Smith
Justification
A range-restricted (EOO estimated 490-1400 km²) habitat specialist. The vertical cliff habitat is inaccessible and therefore this rare species is not likely to be threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Limpopo
Range
Olifants River Valley north of Burgersfort.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Grassland
Description
Vertical dolomite cliffs in mistbelt.
Threats
The vertical cliff habitat of A. hardyi is completely inaccessible, there are no threats to this species.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Aloe hardyi GlenRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Aloe hardyi GlenVU D2Victor (2002)
Aloe hardyi GlenInsufficiently Known Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

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.


Van Wyk, B.-E. and Smith, G. 1996. Guide to the aloes of South Africa. Briza Publications, Pretoria.


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
Glen, H.F., Victor, J.E. & Smith, G.F. 2006. Aloe hardyi H.F.Glen. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/12/12

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