Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Nivenia stenosiphon Goldblatt
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
IRIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2007/05/11
Assessor(s)
P. Goldblatt, J.C. Manning & D. Raimondo
Justification
Known from three subpopulations, one on the Touwsberg and two from the Klein Swartberg Mountains (EOO 385 km²). Not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Klein Swartberg Mountains west of Ladismith and on the adjacent Touwsberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
South-facing slopes on open, level sites in rocky places, 1000-1500 m.
Threats
No threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Nivenia stenosiphon GoldblattRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Nivenia stenosiphon GoldblattRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Goldblatt, P. 1993. The woody Iridaceae: Nivenia, Klattia & Witsenia. Timber Press, Portland, Oregon.


Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.


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.


Citation
Goldblatt, P., Manning, J.C. & Raimondo, D. 2007. Nivenia stenosiphon Goldblatt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/16

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