Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Fabales > Family: Fabaceae > Genus: Genista > Species: Genista dorycnifolia

Genista dorycnifolia Font Quer

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Data Deficient (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Mediterranean - Unknown
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 7 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • sparsely vegetated land
May also occur in
  • heathland and shrub
Natura 2000 species code 1550


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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
ES0000084 Spain Ses Salines d'Eivissa i Formentera Map
ES0000241 Spain Costa dels Amunts Map
ES5310105 Spain Es Amunts d'Eivissa Map
ES5310031 Spain Porroig Map
ES5310112 Spain Nord de Sant Joan Map
ES5310032 Spain Cap Llentrisca - Sa Talaia Map
ES5310033 Spain Xarraca Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Backenkleeblatt Ginster German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Ginesta Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Synonym Author
Genista grosii Font Quer, 1920
Genista romanica (Prodàn) Prodàn

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure

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 Genista dorycnifolia
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