Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Aloe kamnelii Van Jaarsv.
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
ASPHODELACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2018/10/19
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
Aloe kamnelii is a range-restricted species (extent of occurrence 27 km²), but not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
This species is endemic to the Western Cape, South Africa, where it is localized to the Doorn River Valley between the Gifberg Mountain and the Cederberg Mountains, and the Olifants River Valley near Trawal.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Doringrivier Quartzite Karoo
Description
It occurs on steep, dry, north-facing rocky shale slopes in Doringrivier Quartzite Karoo.
Threats
Aloe kamnelii has no known threats.
Population

Aloe kamnelii is known from two subpopulations, but is likely to be more common in unexplored habitat in the Doorn River Valley. It is locally abundant, and not suspected to be declining.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Aloe kamnelii Van Jaarsv.Rare 2014.1
Bibliography

Van Jaarsveld, E.J. 2009. Aloe kamnelii, a new cliff-dwelling species of Aloe section Aloe series Rhodacanthae from the Western Cape, South Africa. Aloe 46(2):36-45.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2018. Aloe kamnelii Van Jaarsv. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/08/16

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