|Scientific Name:||Lithops optica|
|Species Authority:||(Marloth) N.E.Br.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Near Threatened ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Victor, J.E. & Hilton-Taylor, C. (Southern African Plants Red List Authority)|
Lithops optica is assessed as Near Threatened. The RAMAS® Red List version 2.0 software package was used to make this assessment.
This species is known from at least 20 subpopulations with an extent of occurrence < 10,000 km². Area occupied by the species is suspected to be < 20 km². The population is believed to be declining as a result of collecting and habitat destruction.
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|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Citation:||Loots, S. 2004. Lithops optica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46790A11077821. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T46790A11077821.en . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.|
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