Gasteria pillansii var. hallii

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Gasteria pillansii Kensit var. hallii Van Jaarsv.
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
ASPHODELACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(v)+2ab(v)
Assessment Date
2015/05/11
Assessor(s)
E.J. van Jaarsveld & D. Raimondo
Justification
A range restricted taxon (EOO 90 km²), known from two locations where it is threatened by illegal collecting for the specialist succulent horticultural trade.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Inland from Port Nolloth in the Richtersveld.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Vyftienmyl se Berge Succulent Shrubland, Southern Richtersveld Inselberg Shrubland, Lekkersing Succulent Shrubland
Description
Succulent shrubland, quartz veins.
Threats
Threatened by illegal collecting for the specialist succulent horticultural trade.
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Gasteria pillansii Kensit var. hallii Van Jaarsv.EN B1ab(v)+2ab(v)2015.1
Gasteria pillansii Kensit var. nov. Van Jaarsv. (Van Jaarsveld & Duncan 7912 NBG)VU D2Raimondo 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.


Citation
van Jaarsveld, E.J. & Raimondo, D. 2015. Gasteria pillansii Kensit var. hallii Van Jaarsv. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/11/16

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