Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Othonna lepidocaulis Schltr.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2007/04/29
Assessor(s)
P.P.J. Herman & J.E. Victor
Justification
A range-restricted habitat specialist (EOO <320 km²), known from fewer than five sites with no threats recorded.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape, Western Cape
Range
Garies to the Knersvlakte.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Succulent Karoo
Description
Quartz patches on slopes.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Othonna lepidocaulis Schltr.Rare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Othonna lepidocaulis Schltr.VU D2Victor (2002)
Othonna lepidocaulis Schltr.Insufficiently Known Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Othonna lepidocaulis Schltr.Uncertain Hall et al. (1980)
Bibliography

Hall, A.V., De Winter, M., De Winter, B. and Van Oosterhout, S.A.M. 1980. Threatened plants of southern Africa. South African National Scienctific Programmes Report 45. CSIR, Pretoria.


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.


Victor, J.E. 2002. South Africa. In: J.S. Golding (ed), Southern African plant Red Data Lists. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 14 (pp. 93-120), SABONET, Pretoria.


Citation
Herman, P.P.J. & Victor, J.E. 2007. Othonna lepidocaulis Schltr. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/24

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