Gasteria tukhelensis

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Gasteria tukhelensis Van Jaarsv.
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
ASPHODELACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2007/08/07
Assessor(s)
E.J. van Jaarsveld & D. Raimondo
Justification
A newly described species known from one site. Not threatened as it occurs in a very remote area on cliff faces and is thus not easily accessible.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
KwaZulu-Natal
Range
Tugela River.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Savanna
Description
Cliff faces.
Threats
This species occurs in a remote and inaccessible habitat and is not suspected to be threatened.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Gasteria tukhelensis Van Jaarsv.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.J. and Van Wyk, A.E. 2005. Gasteria tukhelensis, a new species from Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. Bothalia 35:164-166.


Citation
van Jaarsveld, E.J. & Raimondo, D. 2007. Gasteria tukhelensis Van Jaarsv. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/05/26

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