Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Bulbinella potbergensis P.L.Perry
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
ASPHODELACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Endangered B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)
Assessment Date
2005/04/14
Assessor(s)
N.A. Helme & D. Raimondo
Justification
EOO 10 km², known from two locations. It has lost habitat to agriculture and habitat quality is declining as a result of the recent introduction of ostriches as well as alien plant invasion.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Northern side of the Potberg range.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Potberg Ferricrete Fynbos
Description
Clay silcrete with stones, shale with sandstone colluvium.
Threats
Invasive Alien Species (direct effects), Habitat loss, Habitat degradation
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Bulbinella potbergensis P.L.PerryCR B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

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.


Perry, P.L. 1999. Bulbinella in South Africa. Strelitzia 8:1-78. 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
Helme, N.A. & Raimondo, D. 2005. Bulbinella potbergensis P.L.Perry. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/17

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