Ledebouria minima (Baker) S.Venter
|Scilla minima Baker|
Status and Criteria
|L. von Staden|
|Widespread and not in danger of extinction.|
|South African endemic|
|Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, North West, Western Cape|
|Widespread across South Africa, from the southern Cape eastwards across the Eastern Cape, Free State and KwaZulu-Natal to the Wolkberg in Limpopo.|
Habitat and Ecology
|Albany Thicket, Fynbos, Grassland, Indian Ocean Coastal Belt, Savanna, Succulent Karoo|
|Seepage areas in humus-rich sandy and loamy soils.|
|Venter (1993, 2008) includes a few isolated collections from the Gordonia and Prieska areas in the Northern Cape under this species, but remarks that they differ somewhat from the typical L. minima.|
Venter, S. 1993. A revision of the genus Ledebouria Roth (Hyacinthaceae) in South Africa. Unpublished MSc. Thesis, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg.
Venter, S. 2008. Synopsis of the genus Ledebouria Roth (Hyacinthaceae) in South Africa. Herbertia 62:85-155.
|von Staden, L. 2016. Ledebouria minima (Baker) S.Venter. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/03/27|