Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Khadia alticola Chess. & H.E.K.Hartmann
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2005/02/25
Assessor(s)
J.E. Victor
Justification
A high altitude habitat specialist. Not threatened due to the inaccessibility of its habitat.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga
Range
Steenkampsberg, Utrecht and Wakkerstroom.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Grassland
Description
Montane grassland in shallow, sandy, humus-rich soil pockets and crevices between rock plates above 2000 m.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Khadia alticola Chess. & H.E.K.HartmannRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Khadia alticola Chess. & H.E.K.HartmannLower Risk - Least Concern Scott-Shaw (1999)
Khadia alticola Chess. & H.E.K.HartmannNot Threatened Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Chesselet, P. and Hartmann, H.E.K. 1995. Khadia alticola Chess. & H.E.K. Hartm. spec. nov. (Mesembryanthema, Aizoaceae). Aloe 32(2):46-49.


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.


Scott-Shaw, C.R. 1999. Rare and threatened plants of KwaZulu-Natal and neighbouring regions. KwaZulu-Natal Nature Conservation Service, Pietermaritzburg.


Citation
Victor, J.E. 2005. Khadia alticola Chess. & H.E.K.Hartmann. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/25

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