Lachenalia polypodantha subsp. eburnea

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Lachenalia polypodantha Schltr. ex W.F.Barker subsp. eburnea G.D.Duncan
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYACINTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2014/08/11
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden & G.D. Duncan
Justification
A rare and localized subspecies, but not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Western Bushmanland, near Gamoep.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Succulent Karoo
Description
Flats with deep red sand.
Threats
There are no threats to this subspecies (Duncan 2012).
Population

This subspecies is currently known from a single collection, where plants were found growing singly or in small clumps (Duncan 2012). The collection is from a remote and botanically very poorly explored area, and it is likely that other subpopulations exist.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Lachenalia polypodantha Schltr. ex W.F.Barker subsp. eburnea G.D.DuncanRare 2015.1
Bibliography

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


Citation
von Staden, L. & Duncan, G.D. 2014. Lachenalia polypodantha Schltr. ex W.F.Barker subsp. eburnea G.D.Duncan. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/08/22

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