Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Colchicum albofenestratum J.C.Manning & Snijman
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
COLCHICACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2011/03/17
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden & N.A. Helme
Justification
A rare, range-restricted species (EOO 41 km²), currently known from two to three locations, and potentially threatened by mining.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Knersvlakte.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Knersvlakte Quartz Vygieveld
Description
Stony, loamy sand among sparse, low succulent shrubs.
Threats
Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Colchicum albofenestratum J.C.Manning & SnijmanVU D22011.1
Bibliography

Snijman, D.A. and Manning, J.C. 2010. Colchicaceae: Colchicum albofenestratum, a new species from Namaqualand, South Africa. Bothalia 40(2):175-177.


Citation
von Staden, L. & Helme, N.A. 2011. Colchicum albofenestratum J.C.Manning & Snijman. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/22

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