Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Moraea cuspidata Goldblatt & J.C.Manning
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
IRIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2014/04/15
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
Widespread and not in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape, Western Cape
Range
Roggeveld Escarpment, Klein Roggeveld and hills around Touwsrivier and Matjiesfontein, eastwards to the Groot Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos, Succulent Karoo
Description
Sandy loam soils in mountain renosterveld and dry fynbos.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Moraea cuspidata Goldblatt & J.C.ManningLeast Concern 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 cuspidata Goldblatt & J.C.Manning. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/18

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