Pinguicula lusitanica 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Scrophulariales Lentibulariaceae

Scientific Name: Pinguicula lusitanica L.
Regional Assessments:
Common Name(s):
English Pale Butterwort
French Grassette du Portugal

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2018
Date Assessed: 2016-08-04
Assessor(s): van den Broek, M. & Rumsey, F.
Reviewer(s): Clarke, C.M.
This species has a wide geographic range and the population is extremely large. The species is not threatened and is assessed here as Least Concern (LC).

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is widely distributed along the European Atlantic coasts, ranging from Morocco to Scotland with disjunct locations in Algeria.
Countries occurrence:
Algeria; France (France (mainland)); Ireland; Morocco; Portugal (Portugal (mainland)); Spain (Spain (mainland)); United Kingdom (Great Britain, Northern Ireland)
Additional data:
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2:2500Continuing decline in area of occupancy (AOO):No
Estimated extent of occurrence (EOO) - km2:2000000
Continuing decline in extent of occurrence (EOO):No
Upper elevation limit (metres):1200
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Population [top]

Population:The population of this species is in the millions, but cannot be estimated accurately.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The species is primarily found in bogs, seepages and wet meadows.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: The species is cultivated by enthusiasts of the genus; trade is insignificant.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Some localities are disturbed and destroyed from time to time, but the overall effect of this insignificant.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is not subject to any direct conservation actions; some subpopulations lie within protected areas.

Citation: van den Broek, M. & Rumsey, F. 2018. Pinguicula lusitanica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T164050A19631926. . Downloaded on 16 October 2018.
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