|Scientific Name:||Lithops fulviceps|
|Species Authority:||(N.E.Br.) N.E.Br.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer/s:||Victor, J.E. & Hilton-Taylor, C. (Southern African Plants Red List Authority)|
Lithops fulviceps is assessed as Least Concern. The RAMAS® Red List version 2.0 software package was used to make this assessment.
This species is known from 11–30 subpopulations with extent of occurrence < 13,750 km² and area of occupancy < 22 km². It is strongly suspected that collecting is causing some population decline, but this is thought to be small. Currently considered Least Concern, but the population should be monitored.
|Range Description:||Endemic to Namibia.|
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|Habitat and Ecology:||Found on light to dark brown or reddish-brown, white or grey-white quartzite, gneiss, schist and calcrete (Cole in Hartmann 2001). The species grows on a gentle limestone slope in grey-white calcrete (Cole 1988).|
|Major Threat(s):||Collecting is a real threat at least to some subpopulations: highly sought after, live plants, seed, trade.|
|Citation:||Loots, S. 2004. Lithops fulviceps. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 11 March 2014.|
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