Tylecodon bleckiae

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Tylecodon bleckiae G.Will.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
CRASSULACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Data Deficient - Taxonomically Problematic
Assessment Date
2015/05/12
Assessor(s)
E.J. van Jaarsveld, D. Raimondo & L. von Staden
Justification
This species is difficult to distinguish from Tylecodon buchholzianus, and probably does not warrant recognition as a separate species.
Distribution
Endemism
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Southern Namibia and the Richtersveld.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Desert
Description
Shaded, sheltered crevices on south and south-west facing slopes.
Population
Population trend
Unknown
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Tylecodon bleckiae G.Will.Data Deficient (Taxonomically Problematic) 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.J. and Koutnik, D. 2004. Cotyledon and Tylecodon. Umdaus Press, Pretoria.


Williamson, G. 1998. A new Tylecodon species (Crassulaceae). Cactus and Succulent Journal (USA) 70(3):127-128.


Citation
van Jaarsveld, E.J., Raimondo, D. & von Staden, L. 2015. Tylecodon bleckiae G.Will. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/05/22

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