|Scientific Name:||Saxifraga presolanensis|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered D ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||Mangili, F. & Rinaldi, G.|
|Reviewer/s:||Montagnani, C. & Bilz, M.|
This plant is endemic to the region Lombardia in Italy where it is known from three localities. The total number of mature individuals is less than 250 and the populations are considered stable. Recreational activities pose the main threat.
This plant is considered as a southern Alps endemism, present in Lombardia,
Native:Italy (Italy (mainland))
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|Population:||The total number of mature individuals is less than 250. The populations are considered stable (Commission of the European Communities 2009).|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It grows in the Habitats Directive listed habitat 8210 "Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation" (Commission of the European Communities 2009).|
|Major Threat(s):||The main threats are recreational activities and tourism.|
Saxifraga presolanensis is listed on Annex IV of the Habitats Directive and under Appendix I of the Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats (Bern Convention). The populations are included in protected areas.
Ex situ conservation measures are urgently needed as are further studies on the population dynamics and the species ecology.
|Citation:||Mangili, F. & Rinaldi, G. 2011. Saxifraga presolanensis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 April 2014.|
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