Lachenalia paucifolia

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Lachenalia paucifolia (W.F.Barker) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYACINTHACEAE
Synonyms
Hyacinthus paucifolius W.F.Barker, Periboea oliveri U.Müll.-Doblies & D.Müll.-Doblies, Periboea paucifolia (W.F.Barker) U.Müll.-Doblies & D.Müll.-Doblies, Polyxena paucifolia (W.F.Barker) A.M.van der Merwe & J.C.Manning
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(ii,iii,v)
Assessment Date
2005/11/24
Assessor(s)
N.A. Helme & D. Raimondo
Justification
EOO<200 km², known from seven small fragmented locations. Declining as a result of urban coastal development and industrial expansion.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Paternoster to Langebaan.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Saldanha Granite Strandveld, Saldanha Flats Strandveld, Saldanha Limestone Strandveld
Description
Amongst granite rocks and also on calcretes.
Threats
Habitat degradation, Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Lachenalia paucifolia (W.F.Barker) J.C.Manning & GoldblattEN 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. 2005. Lachenalia paucifolia (W.F.Barker) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/05/27

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