|Scientific Name:||Lithops hermetica|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||Craven, P. & Loots, S.|
|Reviewer/s:||Victor, J.E. & Hilton-Taylor, C. (Southern African Plants Red List Authority)|
Lithops hermetica is assessed as Vulnerable. The RAMAS® Red List version 2.0 software package was used to make this assessment.
This species is known from only one plateau in a restricted diamond mining area, but there are probably at least two subpopulations. Range is restricted (extent of occurrence estimated as < 100 km²) and the population size is suspected to be < 2,000. The population is believed to currently be stable, however, the plant is highly sought after and collecting of live plants and seeds cannot be ruled out as a threat.
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|Citation:||Craven, P. & Loots, S. 2004. Lithops hermetica. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 04 December 2013.|
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