Bulbine lolita

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Bulbine lolita S.A.Hammer
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
ASPHODELACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Data Deficient - Insufficient Information
Assessment Date
2016/04/08
Assessor(s)
N.A. Helme, L. von Staden & D. van der Colff
Justification
An apparently rare and localized species that is very poorly known. It is possibly threatened by succulent collecting. The population size, structure and trend is not known.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
South of Nuwerus.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Succulent Karoo
Description
Decomposed gneiss.
Threats
There are no known severe threats to this species. As an attractive miniature succulent, it is potentially threatened by illegal succulent collecting.
Population

A rare and very poorly known species. It is currently known only from the type locality where it is reported to be highly localized to a single hill (Hammer 2006), but it is possible that other subpopulations may exist in suitable habitat in the surrounding area. The population trend, as well as its size is not known, but it may be small.


Population trend
Unknown
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Bulbine lolita S.A.HammerLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Hammer, S. 2006. Bulbine lolita: A pearl-skinned beauty from the Knersvlakte. Cactus and Succulent Journal 78(2):70-73.


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.


Snijman, D.A. 2013. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 2: The extra Cape flora. Strelitzia 30. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


Citation
Helme, N.A., von Staden, L. & van der Colff, D. 2016. Bulbine lolita S.A.Hammer. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/03/25

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