Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Caryophyllales > Family: Caryophyllaceae > Genus: Silene > Species: Silene hifacensis

Silene hifacensis Rouy ex Willk.

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Endangered (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 14 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • sparsely vegetated land
May also occur in
  • heathland and shrub
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code 1464


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ES0000078 Spain Es Vedrà - Es Vedranell Map
ES0000121 Spain Illots de Benidorm i Serra Gelada Map
ES0000241 Spain Costa dels Amunts Map
ES5310023 Spain Illots de Ponent d'Eivissa Map
ES5213021 Spain Serra Gelada i Litoral de la Marina Baixa Map
ES5211009 Spain Penyal d'Ifac Map
ES5213020 Spain Serres del Ferrer i Bèrnia Map
ES5213018 Spain Penya-segats de la Marina Map
ES5310105 Spain Es Amunts d'Eivissa Map
ES5310032 Spain Cap Llentrisca - Sa Talaia Map
ES5211007 Spain Montgó Map
ES0000453 Spain Muntanyes de la Marina Map
ES0000454 Spain Montgó-Cap de Sant Antoni Map
ES0000459 Spain Penyal d'Ifac (ZEPA) Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
No synonyms available.

Other resources

GBIF search Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2013-09-11 Spain Habitats Directive: Report Art.17 2007-2012 ES_species_reports
2008-07-07 Spain Spain's delivery of 3 July Silene hifacensis
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