Lachenalia bachmannii

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Lachenalia bachmannii Baker
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYACINTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(ii,iii,v)
Assessment Date
2007/10/24
Assessor(s)
N.A. Helme & D. Raimondo
Justification
EOO 1 044 km², between four and six severely fragmented remaining subpopulations continue to decline as a result of overgrazing, fertiliser runoff and infilling of wetlands.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Piketberg to Stellenbosch.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Swartland Shale Renosterveld, Cape Lowland Freshwater Wetlands
Description
Lowland flats, on edges of vernal pools on clays.
Threats
Invasive Alien Species (direct effects), Pollution (affecting habitat and/or species), Habitat loss, Habitat degradation
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Lachenalia bachmannii BakerEN B1ab(ii,iii,v)Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.


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
Helme, N.A. & Raimondo, D. 2007. Lachenalia bachmannii Baker. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/08/24

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