Lachenalia sessiliflora

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Lachenalia sessiliflora Andrews
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYACINTHACEAE
Synonyms
Lachenalia muirii W.F.Barker
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)
Assessment Date
2006/08/23
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo
Justification
EOO 2400 km², known from less than 10 locations. Threatened by alien plant invasion throughout its range and by coastal development and crop cultivation at a number of subpopulations outside of the De Hoop Nature Reserve.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Arniston to Stilbaai.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
De Hoop Limestone Fynbos, Canca Limestone Fynbos, Agulhas Limestone Fynbos, Overberg Dune Strandveld
Description
Limestone hills and flats.
Threats
Habitat loss, Invasive Alien Species (direct effects)
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Lachenalia muirii W.F.BarkerVU B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)Raimondo et al. (2009)
Lachenalia muirii W.F.BarkerNot Threatened Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Lachenalia muirii W.F.BarkerUncertain Hall et al. (1980)
Bibliography

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


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.


Hall, A.V., De Winter, M., De Winter, B. and Van Oosterhout, S.A.M. 1980. Threatened plants of southern Africa. South African National Scienctific Programmes Report 45. CSIR, Pretoria.


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


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
Raimondo, D. 2006. Lachenalia sessiliflora Andrews. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/07/24

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