Lasiosiphon ornatus

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Lasiosiphon ornatus Burtt Davy
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
THYMELAEACEAE
Synonyms
Gnidia albosericea Moss ex B.Peterson
National Status
Status and Criteria
Data Deficient - Taxonomically Problematic
Assessment Date
2015/12/12
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
This species is insufficiently distinct from L. splendens to warrant recognition as a separate taxon (Peterson 1982).
Distribution
Endemism
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga
Range
Eastern Mpumalanga to northern KwaZulu-Natal, also occurring in Swaziland.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Grassland
Description
Open highveld grassland.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Lasiosiphon ornatus Burtt DavyLeast Concern 2015.1
Gnidia albosericea Moss ex B.PetersonLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Beaumont, A.J., Edwards, T.J., Manning, J., Maurin, O., Rautenbach, M., Motsi, M.C., Fay, M.F., Chase, M.W. and Van Der Bank, M. 2009. Gnidia (Thymelaeaceae) is not monophyletic: taxonomic implications for Thymelaeoideae and a partial new generic taxonomy for Gnidia. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 160(4):402-417.


Burtt Davy, J. 1926. A manual of the flowering plants and ferns of the Transvaal with Swaziland, South Africa. Part I. Pteridophyta to Bombacaceae. Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd., London.


Peterson, B. 1982. THYMELAEACEAE: Notes on Gnidia. Bothalia 14(1):81-82.


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
von Staden, L. 2015. Lasiosiphon ornatus Burtt Davy. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/08/22

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