Aloe reitzii var. reitzii

Scientific Name
Aloe reitzii Reynolds var. reitzii
Higher Classification
National Status
Status and Criteria
Near Threatened B1ab(iii)
Assessment Date
S.J. Siebert, J.E. Burrows, M. Lötter & J.E. Victor
EOO 7700 km², known from 12-15 locations. The majority of subpopulations are confined to a small area. This taxon is declining in the northern parts of its range due to mining. It is also potentially threatened by afforestation.
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Limpopo, Mpumalanga
Roossenekal and Belfast.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Major habitats
Grassland, Savanna
Granite outcrops and rocky slopes in montane grassland.
Population trend
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Aloe reitzii Reynolds var. reitzii NT B1ab(iii)Raimondo et al. (2009)
Aloe reitzii Reynolds var. reitzii VU D2Victor (2002)
Aloe reitzii ReynoldsData Deficient Scott-Shaw (1999)
Aloe reitzii Reynolds var. reitzii Indeterminate Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Aloe reitzii Reynolds var. reitziiUncertain Hall et al. (1980)

Germishuizen, G., Meyer, N.L., Steenkamp, Y. and Keith, M. (eds). 2006. A checklist of South African plants. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 41 SABONET, Pretoria.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Siebert, S.J., Burrows, J.E., Lötter, M. & Victor, J.E. 2005. Aloe reitzii Reynolds var. reitzii. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/05/26

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