Lachenalia salteri

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Lachenalia salteri W.F.Barker
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYACINTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)
Assessment Date
2007/10/24
Assessor(s)
N.A. Helme & D. Raimondo
Justification
This summer flowering species (EOO 1164 km²), is known from four locations and is threatened by coastal development, especially in the Hermanus and Betty's Bay areas.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Cape Peninsula to Bredasdorp.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Hangklip Sand Fynbos, Overberg Dune Strandveld, Western Coastal Shale Band Vegetation, Cape Lowland Freshwater Wetlands, Overberg Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Seasonally wet flats near the coast.
Threats
Coastal development has led to past loss of habitat especially in Betty's Bay and Hermanus. Loss of habitat to development is ongoing around these towns. Crop cultivation and severe infestations of invasive alien plants is causing ongoing decline on the Agulhas Plain.
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Lachenalia salteri W.F.BarkerEN B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

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.


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
Helme, N.A. & Raimondo, D. 2007. Lachenalia salteri W.F.Barker. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/05/26

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