Aloe lutescens

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Aloe lutescens Groenew.
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
ASPHODELACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2011/05/03
Assessor(s)
W. Foden & L. Potter
Justification
Although this species has a restricted range within South Africa, it is not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Limpopo
Range
Restricted distribution in South Africa, occurring in northern and eastern Limpopo Province between the Soutpansberg and the Limpopo River. A few records are known from adjacent areas in Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Savanna
Description
Savanna, grows on dry rocky slopes or stony areas, often in shade or partial shade of trees and shrubs.
Threats
A. lutescens is not threatened (Van Wyk and Smith 1996).
Conservation
Protected in the Kruger National Park.
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Aloe lutescens Groenew.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Glen, H.F. and Hardy, D.S. 2000. Aloaceae (First part): Aloe. In: G. Germishuizen (ed). Flora of Southern Africa 5 Part 1, Fascicle 1:1-159. 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.


Reynolds, G.W. 1969. The Aloes of South Africa. A.A. Balkema, Cape Town.


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


Citation
Foden, W. & Potter, L. 2011. Aloe lutescens Groenew. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/12/12

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