Lachenalia schelpei

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Lachenalia schelpei W.F.Barker
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYACINTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2005/09/15
Assessor(s)
J.E. Victor & G.D. Duncan
Justification
Known from one location. Not currently declining but potentially threatened by crop cultivation and overgrazing by goats.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Hantamsberg Mountain.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Hantam Plateau Dolerite Renosterveld
Description
Seasonally moist, heavy clay on open flats in Hantam Plateau Dolerite Renosterveld.
Threats
Habitat degradation, Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Lachenalia schelpei W.F.BarkerVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Lachenalia schelpei 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Hilton-Taylor, C. Unpublished.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
Victor, J.E. & Duncan, G.D. 2005. Lachenalia schelpei W.F.Barker. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/05/26

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