|Scientific Name:||Alyssum pyrenaicum|
Ptilotrichum pyrenaicum (Lapeyr.) Boiss.
|Taxonomic Notes:||There are several synonyms for this species such as Hormatophylla pyrenaica (Lapeyr.) Dudley and Cullen or Ptilotrichum pyrenaicum (Lapeyr.) Boiss. and Alyssum pyrenaicum might not be the valid name.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable D1+2 ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Bilz, M. & Gigot, G.|
This species is found at one single locality with 1,000 individuals counted in 2006. The population trend is unknown. A potential threat is the collection of the species. It is therefore assessed as Vulnerable.
|Range Description:||A. pyrenaicum occurs in the southern Pyrenees in France.|
Native:France (France (mainland))
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|Population:||There was one locality of 1,000 individuals in 2006. As this was the first count of the number of individuals, the population trend is unknown.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This woody plant grows in the Habitats Directive listed habitat 8210 "Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation" (Commission of the European Communities 2009).|
|Use and Trade:||This plant is collected but the purpose is not known.|
|Major Threat(s):||The main threat to this species is its collection in accessible parts of the population.|
|Conservation Actions:||Alyssum pyrenaicum is listed on Annex II of the Habitats Directive and under Appendix I of the Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats (Bern Convention). It is protected at national level in France and the locality is in a nature reserve, although no particular conservation actions are in place.|
|Citation:||Juillet, N. 2013. Alyssum pyrenaicum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 February 2015.|
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