Lagarosiphon major 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Hydrocharitales Hydrocharitaceae

Scientific Name: Lagarosiphon major
Species Authority: (Ridl.) Moss

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2006-05-22
Assessor(s): Cholo, F. & Foden, W.
Reviewer(s): Sieben, E. & Smith, K.

This species is widespread and there are no major threats. It is listed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to southern Zimbabwe, Botswana, Swaziland and South Africa (RSA: Limpopo, North West, Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape).
Countries occurrence:
Botswana; Lesotho; South Africa; Zimbabwe
Lower elevation limit (metres): 365
Upper elevation limit (metres): 2600
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Population [top]

Population: No information
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: In water in a wide variety of habitats. Perennial Hydrophyte
Systems: Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This speciess is used as an ornamental plant (GRIN 2008) but the geographic range of this use is unknown.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): None known

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information

Citation: Cholo, F. & Foden, W. 2010. Lagarosiphon major. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T185287A8382399. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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