Geelaalwyn

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Aloe cryptopoda Baker
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
ASPHODELACEAE
Synonyms
Aloe pienaarii Pole-Evans, Aloe wickensii Pole-Evans, Aloe wickensii Pole-Evans var. lutea Reynolds, Aloe wickensii Pole-Evans var. wickensii
Common Names
Geelaalwee (a), Geelaalwyn (a)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2008/03/05
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
Widespread, common and not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West
Range
Widespread across southern Limpopo and adjacent parts of North West Province and Mpumalanga. This species also occurs in Swaziland, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Savanna
Description
Flat open places or rocky slopes in open savanna woodland.
Threats
A. cryptopoda is widespread, common and not threatened (Van Wyk and Smith 1996).
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Aloe cryptopoda BakerLeast 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.


Hahn, N. 2013. Rare, endangered and endemic flora of the North West Province. Unpublished Report to the Department of Economic Development, Conservation and Tourism, North West Provincial Government.


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.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2008. Aloe cryptopoda Baker. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/12/19

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