Aloe dabenorisana

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Aloe dabenorisana Van Jaarsv.
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
ASPHODELACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2005/05/19
Assessor(s)
J.E. Victor & L. von Staden
Justification
A rare, range-restricted species known from two sites within an EOO 260 km². The inaccessible cliff face habitat in an extremely remote area makes it unlikely to be threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Occurs on two mountains along the Orange River Valley.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Desert
Description
Vertical, south-west-facing upper slopes in crevices of quartz rock, 900-1000 m.
Threats
Illegal collection is a potential threat according to Van Wyk and Smith (1996). However, the vertical cliff faces where this species grows is so inaccessible that it is unlikely to be a serious threat.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Aloe dabenorisana Van Jaarsv.Rare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Aloe dabenorisana Van Jaarsv.VU D2Victor (2002)
Aloe dabenorisana Van Jaarsv.Rare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

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.


Van Jaarsveld, E.J. 1982. Aloe dabenorisana van Jaarsveld: a new aloe from the North-West Cape (R.S.A.). Journal of South African Botany 48(3):419-424.


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


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.


Citation
Victor, J.E. & von Staden, L. 2005. Aloe dabenorisana Van Jaarsv. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/11/16

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