Lachenalia longibracteata

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Lachenalia longibracteata E.Phillips
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYACINTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2016/06/28
Assessor(s)
N.A. Helme & D. Raimondo
Justification
EOO 11 000 km². It has lost a minimum of 50% of its habitat in the past 70 years, mainly to wheat cultivation. Loss due to urban expansion and crop cultivation is ongoing but this species is still present in over 50 fragments, where it is locally common.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Piketberg to Malmesbury.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Shale flats and lower slopes.
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Lachenalia longibracteata E.PhillipsDeclining 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. 2016. Lachenalia longibracteata E.Phillips. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/08/24

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