Tylecodon bodleyae

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Tylecodon bodleyae Van Jaarsv.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
CRASSULACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Endangered B1ab(v)+2ab(v)
Assessment Date
2015/05/12
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden & P.C.V. Van Wyk
Justification
A localized habitat specialist (EOO <10 km²), known from one location where it is declining due to over collecting for the succulent trade.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Port Nolloth.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Vyftienmyl se Berge Succulent Shrubland
Description
Quartz-rich sandstone crevices, upper south-facing slopes.
Threats
This species is declining due to over collecting of mature individuals from the wild for the succulent trade (P.C.V. van Wyk pers. obs.).
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Notes
This species may not be sufficiently distinct from Tylecodon similis to warrant recognition (Bruyns in Snijman 2013).
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Tylecodon bodleyae Van Jaarsv.CR B1ab(v)+2ab(v)2015.1
Tylecodon boddleyi Van Jaarsv.Rare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Tylecodon boddleyi Van Jaarsv.Rare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.


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. 1992. Tylecodon boddleyi (Crassulaceae), a new species from the northwestern Cape. Cactus and Succulent Journal (USA) 64(4):57-61.


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


Citation
von Staden, L. & Van Wyk, P.C.V. 2015. Tylecodon bodleyae Van Jaarsv. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/05/23

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