Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Ornithogalum synanthifolium F.M.Leight.
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYACINTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2012/02/10
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
Widespread and not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
Umtata to Grahamstown and Kentani.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Grassland, Indian Ocean Coastal Belt
Description
Moist or marshy grassland along streams and in valleys.
Population

Often occurs in dense colonies.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Ornithogalum synanthifolium F.M.Leight.Least Concern 2012.1
Bibliography

Leighton, F.M. 1945. A revision of the South African species of Ornithogalum L. Part III. Journal of South African Botany 11:135-185.


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.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2012. Ornithogalum synanthifolium F.M.Leight. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/24

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