Aloe kouebokkeveldensis

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Aloe kouebokkeveldensis Van Jaarsv. & A.B.Low
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
ASPHODELACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2007/12/31
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A recently discovered species, known at present from a few subpopulations within an area of ± 100 km². The habitat, cliff faces on high mountain slopes, is protected and inaccessible.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Koue Bokkeveld Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Montane fynbos, in rock crevices and shallow soils on steep, southwest-facing slopes and cliffs of Table Mountain Sandstone, 600-800 m.
Threats
The habitat is protected and inaccessible. No threats.
Population

The population is stable.


Population trend
Stable
Conservation
All known subpopulations are protected within the Groot Winterhoek Mountain Catchment Reserve.
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Aloe kouebokkeveldensis Van Jaarsv. & A.B.LowRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

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., Low, A.B. and Van Wyk, A.E. 2004. Aloe kouebokkeveldensis: a new species from the Western Cape. Aloe 41(2&3):36-37.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2007. Aloe kouebokkeveldensis Van Jaarsv. & A.B.Low. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/12/19

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