Protea lacticolor Salisb.

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Protea lacticolor Salisb.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
PROTEACEAE
Common Names
Hottentot Sugarbush (e), Hottentot White Sugarbush (e), Hottentot's Holland Sugarbush (e), Hottentot-suikerbos (a), Witsuikerbos (a), Witsuikerboskan (a)
National Status
Status and Criteria
EN B1ab(i)+2ab(i)
Assessment Date
2005/11/17
Assessor(s)
A.G. Rebelo, N.A. Helme, P.M. Holmes, C.N. Forshaw, S.H. Richardson, D. Raimondo, D.I.W. Euston-Brown, J.E. Victor, W. Foden, I. Ebrahim, B. Bomhard, E.G.H. Oliver, A. Johns, J. van der Venter, R. van der Walt, C. von Witt, A.B. Low, C. Paterson-Jones, J.P. Rourke, A.N. Hitchcock, L. Potter, J.H. Vlok & D. Pillay
Justification
EOO 1607 km², AOO 80 km², small, severely fragmented subpopulations occur at eight known locations. The northern subpopulations appear to be in decline for unknown reasons. The habitat is densely invaded with alien pine trees at some subpopulations.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Bain's Kloof to Hottentots Holland Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Most common on high altitude shale bands on south and east aspects.
Threats
Intrinsic Factors, Changes in native species dynamics, Invasive Alien Species (direct effects)
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Date
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
2009Protea lacticolor Salisb.EN B1ab(i)+2ab(i)Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.


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
Rebelo, A.G., Helme, N.A., Holmes, P.M., Forshaw, C.N., Richardson, S.H., Raimondo, D., Euston-Brown, D.I.W., Victor, J.E., Foden, W., Ebrahim, I., Bomhard, B., Oliver, E.G.H., Johns, A., van der Venter, J., van der Walt, R., von Witt, C., Low, A.B., Paterson-Jones, C., Rourke, J.P., Hitchcock, A.N., Potter, L., Vlok, J.H. & Pillay, D. 2005. Protea lacticolor Salisb. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2014.1. Accessed on 2014/11/23

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