Haworthia outeniquensis

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Haworthia outeniquensis M.B.Bayer
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
ASPHODELACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(ii,iii,iv,v)
Assessment Date
2014/03/24
Assessor(s)
J.H. Vlok, D. Raimondo & L. von Staden
Justification
A very localized species (EOO 136 km²). Plants at between seven and 10 locations continue to decline as a result of dense alien plant infestations.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Northern foothills of the Outeniqua Mountains south of Oudtshoorn.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
North Outeniqua Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Arid fynbos on rocky sandstone outcrops.
Threats
Dense alien plant infestations (pines, black wattle and hakeas) occur at the majority of known locations. Collection for the specialist succulent horticulture trade is a slight ongoing threat.
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Haworthia outeniquensis M.B.BayerVU B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Bayer, M.B. 1999. Haworthia Revisited: A revision of the genus. Umdaus Press, Hatfield.


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.


Citation
Vlok, J.H., Raimondo, D. & von Staden, L. 2014. Haworthia outeniquensis M.B.Bayer. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/11/21

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