Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Freesia praecox J.C.Manning & Goldblatt
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
IRIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2012/10/24
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
Plants at a single known location are potentially threatened by competition from alien invasive plants and urban expansion.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Foothills of the Riviersonderend Mountains north of Riviersonderend.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
South Sonderend Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Crevices in sandstone rocks on moist, shaded south-facing slopes.
Threats
Potentially threatened by competition from alien invasive plants and urban expansion.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Freesia praecox J.C.Manning & GoldblattVU D22013.1
Bibliography

Manning, J.C. and Goldblatt, P. 2010. Botany and horticulture of the genus Freesia. Strelitzia 27:1-114. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2012. Freesia praecox J.C.Manning & Goldblatt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/22

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