Lampranthus schlechteri (Zahlbr.) L.Bolus



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Lampranthus perspicuus (A.Berger) N.E.Br.; Mesembryanthemum perspicuum A.Berger; Mesembryanthemum sabulosum Schltr. (later homonym), not of Thunberg (1891); Mesembryanthemum schlechteri Zahlbr., not of (Schwantes) N.E.Br. (1930)


Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 2001



Wemmershoek to Stellenbosch, Western Cape Province, South Africa


Biology & Ecology










Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.

Hall, A.V., De Winter, M., De Winter, B. and Van Oosterhout, S.A.M. 1980. Threatened plants of southern Africa. South African National Scienctific Programmes Report 45. CSIR, Pretoria.

Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Klak, C., Helme, N.A. & von Staden, L. 2012. Lampranthus schlechteri (Zahlbr.) L.Bolus. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/06/07.

Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J.E., Helme, N.A., Turner, R.C., Kamundi, D.A. and Manyama, P.A. 2009. Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


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