Lachenalia physocaulos

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Lachenalia physocaulos W.F.Barker
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYACINTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)
Assessment Date
2006/08/23
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo & G.D. Duncan
Justification
EOO<300 km², known from two locations. This species is losing habitat as a result of vineyard expansion in the Robertson-McGregor area.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Robertson to Swellendam.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Swellendam Silcrete Fynbos, Robertson Karoo
Description
Transition between succulent karoo and renosterveld on sandy flats and slopes.
Threats
Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Lachenalia physocaulos W.F.BarkerEN B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)Raimondo et al. (2009)
Lachenalia physocaulos W.F.BarkerIndeterminate Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Duncan, G. 2004. TSP collection sheet.


Duncan, G.D. 1988. Lachenalia handbook. Annals of Kirstenbosch Botanic Garden 17:1-71.


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Hilton-Taylor, C. Unpublished.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
Raimondo, D. & Duncan, G.D. 2006. Lachenalia physocaulos W.F.Barker. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/08/22

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