Tylecodon longipes

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Tylecodon longipes Van Jaarsv. & G.Will.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
CRASSULACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Rare
Assessment Date
2015/05/12
Assessor(s)
E.J. van Jaarsveld, D. Raimondo & L. von Staden
Justification
A range-restricted Richtersveld endemic known from one site. Not threatened due to inaccessibility of its habitat.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Richtersveld near Lekkersing.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Succulent Karoo
Description
Wedged among quartzitic rocks on cliffs and steep south-facing slopes.
Threats
No threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Tylecodon longipes Van Jaarsv. & G.Will.Critically Rare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

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.


Snijman, D.A. 2013. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 2: The extra Cape flora. Strelitzia 30. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


Van Jaarsveld, E. and Williamson, G. 1994. Tylecodon longipes (Crassulaceae), a new species from the south-central Richtersveld (North-western Cape Province). Aloe 31(3/4):56-58.


Van Jaarsveld, E.J. and Koutnik, D. 2004. Cotyledon and Tylecodon. Umdaus Press, Pretoria.


Citation
van Jaarsveld, E.J., Raimondo, D. & von Staden, L. 2015. Tylecodon longipes Van Jaarsv. & G.Will. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/05/26

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