Lachenalia liliflora

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Lachenalia liliflora Jacq.
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYACINTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v); C1
Assessment Date
2006/05/12
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo, R. Koopman, J.E. Victor & G.D. Duncan
Justification
EOO 45 km² and AOO 1 km², extant at four locations. It has lost extensive amounts of habitat to urban and vineyard expansion over the past 130 years. Decline is continuing due to eutrophication, invasive alien grasses and infrastructure maintenance.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Tygerberg to Paarl.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Swartland Shale Renosterveld, Swartland Silcrete Renosterveld, Boland Granite Fynbos
Description
Renosterveld on shale.
Threats
Pollution (affecting habitat and/or species), Invasive Alien Species (direct effects), Habitat loss, Habitat degradation, Harvesting [gathering], Changes in native species dynamics
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Lachenalia liliflora Jacq.EN B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v); C1Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Duncan, G. 2004. TSP collection sheet.


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


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
Raimondo, D., Koopman, R., Victor, J.E. & Duncan, G.D. 2006. Lachenalia liliflora Jacq. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/08/21

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