Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Ornithogalum perdurans A.P.Dold & S.A.Hammer
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
HYACINTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2006/11/12
Assessor(s)
J.E. Victor & R.C. Turner
Justification
Known from a small area close to Grahamstown, from two locations. Potentially threatened by agricultural activities, especially livestock grazing and trampling.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
Kommadagga to Grahamstown.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Saltaire Karroid Thicket
Description
Shallow, nutrient poor silcrete remnants overlying kaolinized bedrock or on shales, siltstones and sandstones.
Threats
This species is potentially threatened by agricultural activities, especially livestock grazing and trampling.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Ornithogalum perdurans A.P.Dold & S.A.HammerVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Dold, A.P. and Hammer, S.A. 2003. A new species of Ornithogalum from Eastern Cape, South Africa. Bothalia 33(1):112-115.


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. and Dold, A.P. 2003. Threatened plants of the Albany Centre of Floristic Endemism, South Africa. South African Journal of Science 99:437-446.


Citation
Victor, J.E. & Turner, R.C. 2006. Ornithogalum perdurans A.P.Dold & S.A.Hammer. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/24

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