Lachenalia doleritica

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Lachenalia doleritica G.D.Duncan
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYACINTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2015/11/18
Assessor(s)
G.D. Duncan & L. von Staden
Justification
A localized species, known from fewer than five locations and potentially threatened by habitat loss and degradation.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Nieuwoudtville, Calvinia and Williston.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Hantam Karoo, Roggeveld Karoo
Description
Clay flats between dolerite ridges.
Threats
Potentially threatened by overgrazing and road construction.
Population

Plants occur singly or in large colonies (Duncan 2012).


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Lachenalia doleritica G.D.DuncanVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Duncan, G. 1998. Five new species of Lachenalia (Hyacinthaceae) from arid areas of Namibia and South Africa. Bothalia 28(2):131-139.


Duncan, G. 2004. TSP collection sheet.


Duncan, G.D. 2012. The genus Lachenalia. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.


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.


Snijman, D.A. 2013. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 2: The extra Cape flora. Strelitzia 30. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


Citation
Duncan, G.D. & von Staden, L. 2015. Lachenalia doleritica G.D.Duncan. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/05/27

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