Gasteria glomerata

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Gasteria glomerata 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 & J.E. Victor
Justification
Known from one site. Not threatened due to inaccessibility of its habitat.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
Patensie, at the southern end of the Baviaanskloof.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Sheer, south-facing rock faces in soils derived from quartzitic sandstone.
Threats
No threats: no population decline was recorded over 20 years of monitoring.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Gasteria glomerata Van Jaarsv.Critically Rare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Gasteria glomerata 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 glomerata van Jaarsveld sp. nov. Bradleya 9:100-104.


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. & Victor, J.E. 2007. Gasteria glomerata Van Jaarsv. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/12/14

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