|Scientific Name:||Narcissus cyclamineus|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||Barreto Caldas, F, Moreno Saiz, J.C.|
|Reviewer/s:||Cuttelod, A. & Bilz, M.|
This species is classified as Least Concern as the existing threats are unlikely to cause the species’ populations to severely decline in the near future.
|Range Description:||This plant is found in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula. In Portugal, it is present near Porto and Viseu and in the provinces of Minho, Douro Litoral, Beira Alta, and Beira Litoral. In Spain, it is found in the four provinces of Galicia (La Coruña, Pontevedra, Ourense and Lugo) (Anthos 2009). In Portugal, the range of the species is 1,430 km² and it has been recorded with an increasing trend between 1997-2004 (Commission of the European Communities 2009).|
Native:Portugal (Portugal (mainland)); Spain (Spain (mainland))
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|Population:||In Portugal, it occurs usually with low numbers of individuals, and was registered in the mountains of Caramulo, Valongo, Freita, and Bico (ICNB 2006). The population size for Portugal has not been determined. In Spain, this species has been recorded in 34 localities (Commission of the European Communities 2009), but new populations have been recently discovered.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||
This species grows in shaded forests, humid grasslands and in banks of low river basins. It can be found in the following Habitats Directive listed habitats (Commission of the European Communities 2009):
The main threats are collecting of the species and forest plantations.
|Conservation Actions:||This species is listed on Annexes II and IV of the Habitats Directive. It is protected under the Galician legislation. In the Spanish Red List, the conservation status is Least Concern (Moreno 2008). Local community projects are targeting this species in Portugal. It needs conservation attention in Portugal, as the species is usually found with low numbers of individuals and is therefore likely to struggle unless conditions change (ICNB 2008a).|
|Citation:||Barreto Caldas, F, Moreno Saiz, J.C. 2011. Narcissus cyclamineus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 May 2013.|
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