Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Aloe broomii Schönland var. tarkaensis Reynolds
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
ASPHODELACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2018/10/04
Assessor(s)
H. Mtshali & L. von Staden
Justification
This variety has a restricted distribution range, but is not suspected to be in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
Tarkastad, Middelburg and Graaff-Reinet districts, possibly also in the Victoria West district.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Grassland, Nama Karoo
Description
Low, stony ridges.
Threats
This taxon has no known threats.
Population

This taxon is known from only a few collections, but is likely to be more common than records suggest, as its distribution range is botanically relatively poorly explored. As it has no known threats, the population is not suspected to be declining.


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.


Van Wyk, B.-E. and Smith, G. 2003. Guide to aloes of South Africa. (2nd ed.). Briza Publications, Pretoria.


Citation
Mtshali, H. & von Staden, L. 2018. Aloe broomii Schönland var. tarkaensis Reynolds. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2020/11/24

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