Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Moraea decipiens Goldblatt & J.C.Manning
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
IRIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2014/04/14
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A rare, range-restricted species (EOO 6 km²), but not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Piketberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Shallow pockets of soil on stony sandstone slopes at middle elevations.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Moraea decipiens Goldblatt & J.C.ManningRare 2014.1
Bibliography

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2012. Systematics of the hypervariable Moraea tripetala complex (Iridaceae: Iridoideae) of the southern African winter rainfall zone. Bothalia 42(2):111-135.


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

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