Gasteria polita

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Gasteria polita Van Jaarsv.
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
ASPHODELACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Rare
Assessment Date
2007/08/07
Assessor(s)
E.J. van Jaarsveld & D. Raimondo
Justification
Known from one site. Not threatened as it occurs within a protected area.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Knysna forests.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Forest
Description
Semi-exposed shrub forest on upper slopes of steep embankments and outcrops in Afro-temperate forest.
Threats
This species' habitat is protected and it has no known threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Gasteria polita Van Jaarsv.Critically Rare 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. 2001. Gasteria polita van Jaarsv., a new species from the Western Cape. Cactus and Succulent Journal (USA) 73(3):127-130.


Citation
van Jaarsveld, E.J. & Raimondo, D. 2007. Gasteria polita Van Jaarsv. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/05/27

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