Lachenalia angelica

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Lachenalia angelica W.F.Barker
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYACINTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2006/08/24
Assessor(s)
G.D. Duncan & L. von Staden
Justification
Two to three locations are potentially threatened by mining.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Hondeklipbaai.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Riethuis-Wallekraal Quartz Vygieveld
Description
Seasonally moist flats and gentle, west-facing quartz slopes.
Threats
There was no past decline, but there is the possibility of a future decline due to mining.
Population

A locally common species. There are only a few subpopulations, but these each number thousands of individuals (Duncan 2012).


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Lachenalia angelica W.F.BarkerVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Lachenalia angelica 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.


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Hilton-Taylor, C. Unpublished.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. & von Staden, L. 2006. Lachenalia angelica W.F.Barker. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/08/22

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