Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Lithops otzeniana Nel
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2005/04/15
Assessor(s)
J.E. Victor
Justification
Three known locations are potentially threatened by grazing and trampling by livestock and possibly by harvesting for the specialist succulent horticultural trade.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Loeriesfontein.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Hantam Karoo
Description
Decomposed granite under shrubs and in open places among stones derived from gneiss.
Threats
Habitat degradation, Harvesting [gathering]
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Lithops otzeniana NelVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Lithops otzeniana NelRare 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.


Citation
Victor, J.E. 2005. Lithops otzeniana Nel. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/26

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