|Scientific Name:||Marcetella maderensis|
|Species Authority:||(Bornm.) Svent.|
Bencomia maderensis Bornm.
Sanguisorba maderensis (Bornm.) Nordborg
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Euro+Med. 2016. Euro+Med PlantBase. Berlin-Dahlem Available at: http://ww2.bgbm.org/EuroPlusMed/query.asp.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered D ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Fernandes, F. & Bilz, M.|
Marcetella maderensis is endemic to Madeira with a total population of only 250 mature individuals which qualifies it as Endangered. It is furthermore affected by threats such as urbanisation and competition with native species.
|Range Description:||This species is endemic to Madeira Island, Portugal.|
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|Population:||The total population has been estimated in only reaching 250 mature individuals with a stable to slightly increasing trend (Commission of the European Communities 2009).|
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It grows on inland cliffs up to 700 m asl (Jardim et al. 2006) and can be found in the Habitats Directive listed habitat 5330 "Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-desert scrub" (Commission of the European Communities 2009).|
|Major Threat(s):||The main threat is urbanisation. This species also suffers from competition with native species.|
|Conservation Actions:||Marcetella maderensis 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).|
|Citation:||Carvalho, J.A. 2011. Marcetella maderensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T162244A5563495.Downloaded on 23 January 2017.|