Lachenalia peersii

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Lachenalia peersii Marloth ex W.F.Barker
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYACINTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)
Assessment Date
2006/08/23
Assessor(s)
G.D. Duncan & D. Raimondo
Justification
EOO<100 km², known from six locations. This species is still quite common in the vicinity of Hermanus, but its habitat is rapidly being lost through out its range as a result of expansion of coastal housing developments.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Cape Hangklip to Hermanus.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Hangklip Sand Fynbos, Overberg Dune Strandveld, Agulhas Limestone Fynbos
Description
Full sun situations in fynbos amongst rocks or on forest verges a few meters from the high water mark in acid sandy soil on acid sandstone.
Threats
Invasive Alien Species (direct effects), Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Lachenalia peersii Marloth ex W.F.BarkerVU B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Duncan, G. 2003. Lachenalia peersii. Curtis Botanical Magazine 20(4):202-207.


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
Duncan, G.D. & Raimondo, D. 2006. Lachenalia peersii Marloth ex W.F.Barker. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/08/21

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