Lachenalia martinae

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Lachenalia martinae W.F.Barker
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYACINTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2006/08/23
Assessor(s)
G.D. Duncan & D. Raimondo
Justification
Known from four to five locations. It has lost habitat to citrus cultivation. Potentially threatened by future road widening, further crop cultivation and future urban development.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Olifants River Valley between Vanrhynsdorp and Clanwilliam.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Citrusdal Vygieveld, Knersvlakte Quartz Vygieveld
Description
Karoo Broken Veld on heavy clay soils in rocky habitats and on sandstone outcrops.
Threats
Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Lachenalia martinae W.F.BarkerVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Lachenalia martinae 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.


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.


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Hilton-Taylor, C. Unpublished.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.


Citation
Duncan, G.D. & Raimondo, D. 2006. Lachenalia martinae W.F.Barker. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/05/22

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