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Lotononis pachycarpa

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Lotononis pachycarpa
Species Authority: Dinter ex B.-E. van Wyk

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Craven, P.
Reviewer(s): Victor, J.E. & Hilton-Taylor, C. (Southern African Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
Lotononis pachycarpa 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 4–8 subpopulations with extent of occurrence estimated at < 20,000 km². Habitat destruction may be a threat to one subpopulation, but no real threats are known to be affecting the rest of the population at present.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Namibia.
Countries:
Native:
Namibia
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Recorded on an open flood plain and a gentle slope (WIND 2002).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat destruction in the form of vehicle tracks may affect the Halenberg subpopulation, but this has to be verified.

Citation: Craven, P. 2004. Lotononis pachycarpa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 July 2014.
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