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Primula spectabilis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA PRIMULALES PRIMULACEAE

Scientific Name: Primula spectabilis
Species Authority: Tratt.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2011-01-13
Assessor(s): Lasen, C., Bertolli, A. & Prosser, F.
Reviewer(s): Bilz, M. & Montagnani, C.
Justification:
Primula spectabilis is endemic to northern Italy, where it has a restricted range but occurs at more than 350 localities. The populations are stable. There is no information on the habitat or threats available but there is also no evidence of a decline measured. This species is therefore assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:

This plant is endemic to Italy, occurring in the regions Lombardia, Trentino-Alto Adige, and Veneto. It is a neoendemism of the eastern calcareous Alps (Commission of the European Communities 2009). There are more than 350 localities, the extent of occurrence is less than 5,000 km² and the area of occupancy is less than 500 km².

Countries:
Native:
Italy (Italy (mainland))
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Population [top]

Population: The populations have been assessed as stable and there are more than 10,000 mature individuals.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:

There is no habitat information available for this species.

Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is no information on threats available.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Primula spectabilis 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).
Populations are partially included in national parks and Natura 2000 sites, collection is locally restricted.

Citation: Lasen, C., Bertolli, A. & Prosser, F. 2013. Primula spectabilis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 27 August 2014.
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