Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Micranthus simplex Goldblatt & J.C.Manning
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
IRIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Rare
Assessment Date
2015/05/22
Assessor(s)
D. van der Colff
Justification
A localized habitat specialist, known from a single subpopulation but not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Zebrakop, Piketberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Piketberg Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Shallow soils in moss or in rock crevices on wet sandstone rocks.
Threats
No known threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Micranthus simplex Goldblatt & J.C.ManningCritically Rare 2015.1
Bibliography

Goldblatt, P., Manning, J.C. and Gereau, R.E. 2013. The Cape genus Micranthus (Iridaceae: Crocoideae), nomenclature and taxonomy. Bothalia 43(2):127-144.


Citation
van der Colff, D. 2015. Micranthus simplex Goldblatt & J.C.Manning. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/19

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