Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Drimia fimbrimarginata Snijman
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYACINTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2011/06/19
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A recently described, range-restricted habitat specialist currently known from one location where it is potentially threatened by mining.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Western Knersvlakte.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Knersvlakte Quartz Vygieveld
Description
Quartz patches.
Threats
Potentially threatened by mining.
Population

The species is currently known from a single population, despite intensive searches in similar habitats nearby to the only known locality (Snijman and Harrower 2009).


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Drimia fimbrimarginata SnijmanVU D22011.1
Bibliography

Snijman, D.A. and Harrower, A.D. 2009. Hyacinthaceae: A new species of Drimia (Urgineoideae) from the Knersvlakte, Western Cape, South Africa. Bothalia 39(2):233-237.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2011. Drimia fimbrimarginata Snijman. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/05/20

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