Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Ornithogalum leeupoortense D.Müll.-Doblies & U.Müll.-Doblies
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYACINTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2012/02/14
Assessor(s)
R.R. Klopper, J.E. Victor & L. von Staden
Justification
A range-restricted (EOO 2641 km²), but poorly collected species from a remote area where it is unlikely to be threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Richtersveld to Springbok.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Desert, Succulent Karoo
Description
Sheltered crevices on rocky south-facing slopes.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Ornithogalum leeupoortense U.& D.Müll.-DobliesLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Manning, J.C., Martínez-Azorín, M. and Crespo, M.B. 2007. A revision of Ornithogalum subgenus Aspasia section Aspasia, the chincherinchees (Hyacinthaceae). Bothalia 37(2):133-164.


Müller-Doblies, U. and Müller-Doblies, D. 1996. Revisionula incompleta Ornithogalorum Austro-Africanorum (Hyacinthaceae). Feddes Repertorium 107(5-6):361-548.


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
Klopper, R.R., Victor, J.E. & von Staden, L. 2012. Ornithogalum leeupoortense D.Müll.-Doblies & U.Müll.-Doblies. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/20

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