Ornithogalum naviculum

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Ornithogalum naviculum W.F.Barker
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYACINTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2006/11/12
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo & R.C. Turner
Justification
An extremely localized species (EOO<75 km²) known from one location. It has lost habitat for a railway line construction and faces a potential threat from gypsum mining and crop cultivation.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Knersvlakte, Hol River.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Knersvlakte Quartz Vygieveld
Description
Succulent karoo on white quartz patches.
Threats
Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Ornithogalum naviculum W.F.BarkerVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Ornithogalum naviculum W.F.BarkerRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.


Müller-Doblies, U. and Müller-Doblies, D. 1996. Revisionula incompleta Ornithogalorum Austro-Africanorum (Hyacinthaceae). Feddes Repertorium 107(5-6):361-548.


Obermeyer, A.A. 1978. Ornithogalum: a revision of the southern African species. Bothalia 12(3):323-376.


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
Raimondo, D. & Turner, R.C. 2006. Ornithogalum naviculum W.F.Barker. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/11/18

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