Aloe challisii

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Aloe challisii Van Jaarsv. & A.E.van Wyk
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
ASPHODELACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2006/11/14
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo, J.E. Burrows & M. Lötter
Justification
Known from a single location, potentially threatened by collecting and alien plant invasion.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Mpumalanga
Range
Steenkampsberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Lydenburg Montane Grassland
Description
Afromontane mistbelt grassland, in rock crevices among moss on upper vertical, south to southeast-facing sandstone cliffs, 1700-1800 m.
Threats
Harvesting [gathering], Invasive Alien Species (direct effects)
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Aloe challisii Van Jaarsv. & A.E.van WykVU D2Raimondo 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. and van Wyk, A.E. 2006. Aloe challisii, a new cliff-dwelling aloe from Mpumalanga, and a checklist of the obligate cliff-dwelling aloes in South Africa and Namibia. Aloe 43(2 & 3).


Citation
Raimondo, D., Burrows, J.E. & Lötter, M. 2006. Aloe challisii Van Jaarsv. & A.E.van Wyk. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/12/19

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