Kniphofia acraea

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Kniphofia acraea Codd
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
ASPHODELACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2016/11/10
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo & A.P. Dold
Justification
A range-restricted habitat specialist, known from two herbarium collections. Its habitat is not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
Bosberg, east of Somerset East to the Bankberg in Mountain Zebra National Park.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Grassland
Description
Grows in small seepage areas among rocks in grassy montane fynbos.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Kniphofia acraea CoddRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Kniphofia acraea CoddRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Kniphofia acraea CoddIndeterminate Hall et al. (1980)
Bibliography

Bredenkamp, C. In prep. Conspectus of the flora of the Eastern cape. Strelitzia.


Codd, L.E.W. 1969. The South African species of Kniphofia (Liliaceae). Bothalia 9:363-513.


Hall, A.V., De Winter, M., De Winter, B. and Van Oosterhout, S.A.M. 1980. Threatened plants of southern Africa. South African National Scienctific Programmes Report 45. CSIR, Pretoria.


Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.


Phillipson, P.B. 1995. What is the Albany hot-spot? The Naturalist 39:14-19.


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.


Victor, J.E. and Dold, A.P. 2003. Threatened plants of the Albany Centre of Floristic Endemism, South Africa. South African Journal of Science 99:437-446.


Citation
Raimondo, D. & Dold, A.P. 2016. Kniphofia acraea Codd. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/12/13

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