Gasteria ellaphieae

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Gasteria ellaphieae Van Jaarsv.
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
ASPHODELACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2007/08/07
Assessor(s)
E.J. van Jaarsveld, A.P. Dold & D. Raimondo
Justification
Known from three collections near Patensie. Not threatened as subpopulations occurs within a protected area and are very isolated.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
Patensie, southern end of the Baviaanskloof.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Steep, south-facing slopes in subtropical thicket vegetation, in rock crevices.
Threats
No threats: this species occurs within remote areas in a protected wilderness area.
Population

Plants grow singly or in small groups usually in shade and may be difficult to spot if not in flower.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Gasteria ellaphieae Van Jaarsv.Rare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Gasteria ellaphieae Van Jaarsv.Rare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.


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


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. 1992. The genus Gasteria, a synoptic review. Aloe 29(1):1-32.


Van Jaarsveld, E.J. 1991. Gasteria ellaphieae van Jaarsveld, a new Gasteria species (Asphodelaceae) from the southeast Cape. Cactus and Succulent Journal 63(1):3-7.


Van Jaarsveld, E.J. 1991. The conservation status of Gasteria baylissiana Rauh, a rare endemic of the Zuurberg (eastern Cape). British Cactus and Succulent Journal 9(4):99-101.


Van Jaarsveld, E.J. 1992. The genus Gasteria, a synoptic review. Aloe 29(1):1-32.


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
van Jaarsveld, E.J., Dold, A.P. & Raimondo, D. 2007. Gasteria ellaphieae Van Jaarsv. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/11/21

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