Albuca gariepensis

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Albuca gariepensis J.C.Manning & Goldblatt
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYACINTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2014/04/02
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
Widespread and not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Bushmanland, between Kakamas, Upington and Kenhardt.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Nama Karoo
Description
Drainage lines and washes on calcrete plains and sandy flats.
Threats
No threats.
Population

This species is currently known from only five collections (Manning and Goldblatt 2011), but it occurs in a remote and botanically poorly explored area, and is likely to be more common.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Albuca gariepensis J.C.Manning & GoldblattLeast Concern 2014.1
Bibliography

Manning, J.C. and Goldblatt, P. 2011. HYACINTHACEAE: Albuca gariepensis (Ornithogaloideae), a new species of A. subgen. Namibiogalum from Gordonia, South Africa, and A. prasina transferred to Ornithogalum. Bothalia 41(2):314-319.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2014. Albuca gariepensis J.C.Manning & Goldblatt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/08/20

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