Ledebouria venteri

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Ledebouria venteri Van Jaarsv. & A.E.van Wyk
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYACINTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2016/07/22
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A rare and localized habitat specialist (EOO 146 km²), but not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Gourits River Gorge from the Langeberg to Gouritsmond.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Albany Thicket
Description
Ledges of east-facing cliffs and steep embankments.
Threats
There are no known significant past, ongoing or future threats that are likely to lead to this taxon's extinction.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Ledebouria venteri Van Jaarsv. & A.E.van WykLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Manning, J.C. and Goldblatt, P. 2012. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 1: The Core Cape Flora. Strelitzia 29. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


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.J. and Van Wyk, A.E. 2006. Ledebouria venteri (Hyacinthaceae), a new cliff-dwelling species from the Gouritz River, Western Cape. Aloe 43(4):75-77.


Venter, S. 2008. Synopsis of the genus Ledebouria Roth (Hyacinthaceae) in South Africa. Herbertia 62:85-155.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2016. Ledebouria venteri Van Jaarsv. & A.E.van Wyk. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/08/17

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