Aloe broomii var. tarkaensis

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Aloe broomii Schönland var. tarkaensis Reynolds
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
ASPHODELACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2008/03/05
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A range-restricted subspecies (EOO 500 km²) and much rarer than the nominate variety. There are four or five known subpopulations (based on herbarium collections), but there may be others because it occurs in an area that is not intensively collected. Not threatened and not declining.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape, Northern Cape
Range
Tarkastad, Middelburg and Graaff-Reinet districts, possibly also in the Victoria West district.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Nama Karoo
Description
Low, stony ridges.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Aloe broomii Schönland var. tarkaensis ReynoldsRare 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
von Staden, L. 2008. Aloe broomii Schönland var. tarkaensis Reynolds. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/11/19

Comment on this assessment Comment on this assessment
Distribution map


Search for images of Aloe broomii var. tarkaensis on iSpot