Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Lachenalia concordiana Schltr. ex W.F.Barker
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYACINTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2019/10/24
Assessor(s)
G.D. Duncan & H. Mtshali
Justification
Lachenalia concordiana is a widespread, but rare and poorly known species. It is suspected to be overlooked, and is not in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
This species is widespread across Namaqualand, from Steinkopf to the Hantam escarpment near Calvinia.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Hantam Karoo, Eenriet Plains Succulent Shrubland, Namaqualand Klipkoppe Shrubland, Bushmanland Sandy Grassland
Description
It occurs in red sandy soils on flats and in dry river beds.
Population

This species is known from only a few, widely scattered subpopulations. It is rare, but the population is not suspected to be declining.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Lachenalia concordiana Schltr. ex W.F.BarkerRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Lachenalia concordiana Schltr. ex W.F.BarkerRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Duncan, G.D. 1988. Lachenalia handbook. Annals of Kirstenbosch Botanic Garden 17:1-71.


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


Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.


Hilton-Taylor, C. Unpublished. Succulent Karoo Red Data List (version 1997 - in preparation). SANBI.


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. & Mtshali, H. 2019. Lachenalia concordiana Schltr. ex W.F.Barker. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2020/08/11

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