Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Lithops coleorum S.A.Hammer & Uijs
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D1+2
Assessment Date
2005/04/15
Assessor(s)
J.E. Victor, L. von Staden & D.T. Cole
Justification
A population of 400-500 mature individuals are known to occur at a single location where it is potentially threatened by collecting for the specialist succulent horticultural trade.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Limpopo
Range
Lephalale.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Roodeberg Bushveld
Description
Wedged among sandstone rubble on an eroding conglomerate hillock.
Threats
Harvesting [gathering]
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Lithops coleorum S.A.Hammer & UijsVU D1+2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Lithops coleorum S.A.Hammer & UijsVulnerable 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.


Citation
Victor, J.E., von Staden, L. & Cole, D.T. 2005. Lithops coleorum S.A.Hammer & Uijs. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/26

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