Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Moraea tanquana Goldblatt & J.C.Manning
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
IRIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2014/04/21
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A range-restricted species (EOO 150 km²), but not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Tanqua Karoo.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Succulent Karoo
Description
Dolerite outcrops.
Threats
This species' entire population is protected within the Tanqua Karoo National Park and it is not threatened.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Moraea tanquana Goldblatt & J.C.ManningRare 2014.1
Bibliography

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2009. New species of Moraea (Iridaceae: Iridoideae), with range extensions and miscellaneous notes for southern African species. Bothalia 39(1):1-10.


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
von Staden, L. 2014. Moraea tanquana Goldblatt & J.C.Manning. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/18

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