Tylecodon buchholzianus subsp. fasciculatus

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Tylecodon buchholzianus (Schuldt & P.Stephan) Toelken subsp. fasciculatus G.Will.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
CRASSULACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Data Deficient - Taxonomically Problematic
Assessment Date
2015/05/12
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
Tylecodon buchholzianus is a very variable species. This subspecies is difficult to distinguish from subsp. buchholzianus, and possibly does not warrant recognition as a separate taxon.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Oograbies Mountains east of Port Nolloth, possibly elsewhere in the Richtersveld and southern Namibia.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Succulent Karoo
Description
Sheltered crevices on astern aspect of steep mountain slopes, 300-480 m.
Population
Population trend
Unknown
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Tylecodon buchholzianus (Schuldt & P.Stephan) Toelken subsp. fasciculatus G.Will.Data Deficient (Taxonomically Problematic) 2015.1
Tylecodon buchholzianus (Schuldt & P.Stephan) Toelken subsp. fasciculatus G.Will.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.


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


Williamson, G. 1992. A new species of Tylecodon (Crassulaceae) from Namibia and a new variety from the Richtersveld in South Africa. Aloe 29(3-4):60-63.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2015. Tylecodon buchholzianus (Schuldt & P.Stephan) Toelken subsp. fasciculatus G.Will. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/11/21

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