Gasteria glauca

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Gasteria glauca 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. Despite a number of searches in similar habitat it has not been found elsewhere. Not threatened due to inaccessibility of its habitat.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
Joubertina district, Kouga River Valley.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Cliff faces in quartzitic sandstone.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Gasteria glauca Van Jaarsv.Critically Rare Raimondo et al. (2009)
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.


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. 1998. A new taxon and new combinations in the Gasteria carinata complex. Cactus and Succulent Journal 70(2):65-71.


Citation
van Jaarsveld, E.J. & Raimondo, D. 2007. Gasteria glauca Van Jaarsv. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/11/19

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Distribution map

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