|Scientific Name:||Euphrasia mendoncae|
Euphrasia minima Jacq. ex DC.
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Extinct ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Alves, P. & Bilz, M.|
This Portuguese endemic was described in 1936 and never found again. It is therefore classed as Extinct.
|Range Description:||This species is endemic to Bragança in Portugal and was described by Sampson in 1936 from specimens collected in 1932 by F. Mendonça. It was never found again despite extensive surveys in 1990 and 1996. There are suspicions that E. mendoncae is in fact a different species and Flora Iberica treats it as a synonym of E. minima Jacq. ex DC. (Castroviejo et al. 2009).|
Regionally extinct:Portugal (Portugal (mainland))
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|Population:||There is no population data available.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||An annual plant that was described from permanently flooded mountainous grasslands (Commission of the European Communities 2009).|
|Major Threat(s):||No information available.|
|Conservation Actions:||Euphrasia mendoncae is listed on Annex V of the Habitats Directive. Taxonomic research on the species is needed if it is ever found again.|
|Citation:||Caldas, F.B. 2013. Euphrasia mendoncae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 August 2014.|
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