Lachenalia multifolia

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Lachenalia multifolia W.F.Barker
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYACINTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2017/01/17
Assessor(s)
G.D. Duncan & L. von Staden
Justification
Widespread and not in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape, Western Cape
Range
Calvinia, southwards through the Tanqua Karoo to Touwsrivier.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Succulent Karoo
Description
Open flats, rock pans and crevices of quartz outcrops.
Threats
There are no severe threats to this species (Duncan 2012).
Population

Plants occur singly or in small clumps. The species is not threatened (Duncan 2012), and therefore the population is not suspected to be declining.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Lachenalia multifolia W.F.BarkerLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

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


Manning, J., Goldblatt, P. and Snijman, D. 2002. The color encyclopedia of Cape bulbs. Timber Press, Portland/Cambridge.


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.


Snijman, D.A. 2013. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 2: The extra Cape flora. Strelitzia 30. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


Citation
Duncan, G.D. & von Staden, L. 2017. Lachenalia multifolia W.F.Barker. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/05/26

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