Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Ranunculales > Family: Ranunculaceae > Genus: Adonis > Species: Adonis distorta

Adonis distorta Ten.

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Data Deficient (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Continental - Unknown
Mediterranean - Unknown
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 10 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code 1479


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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
IT5330029 Italy Dalla Gola del Fiastrone al Monte Vettore Map
IT5340014 Italy Monte Vettore e Valle del lago di Pilato Map
IT6020046 Italy Riserva naturale Montagne della Duchessa Map
IT7110128 Italy Parco Nazionale Gran Sasso - Monti della Laga Map
IT7110130 Italy Sirente Velino Map
IT7110202 Italy Gran Sasso Map
IT7140129 Italy Parco Nazionale della Maiella Map
IT7140203 Italy Maiella Map
IT7110206 Italy Monte Sirente e Monte Velino Map
IT6020020 Italy Monti della Duchessa (area sommitale) Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Chrysocianthus distortus (Ten., 1823) Chrtek & Slavíková, 1978

Other resources

GBIF 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
2015-10-16 Italy Habitat derogation 2013-2014 Habides + Habitat xml
2014-03-10 Italy Habitat derogation report 2011-2012 Habitat derogation report 2011-2012
2013-12-03 Italy 3rd Italian national report 2013 IT_species_reports.xml
2008-03-04 Italy Italy Adonis distorta
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