Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Ericales > Family: Primulaceae > Genus: Androsace > Species: Androsace pyrenaica

Androsace pyrenaica Lam.

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Favourable
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 24 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code 1632


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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
ES0000016 Spain Ordesa y Monte Perdido Map
ES0000149 Spain Posets - Maladeta Map
ES0000279 Spain Alto Cinca Map
ES2410013 Spain Macizo de Cotiella Map
ES2410019 Spain Río Cinca (Valle de Pineta) Map
ES2410046 Spain Río Ésera Map
ES2410050 Spain Cuenca del Río Yesa Map
ES2410051 Spain Cuenca del Río Airés Map
ES2410052 Spain Alto Valle del Cinca Map
ES2410053 Spain Chistau Map
ES2410054 Spain Sierra Ferrera Map
ES2410056 Spain Sierra de Chía - Congosto de Seira Map
ES2410150 Spain Cueva de Los Moros Map
FR7300880 France Haute vallée d'Oô Map
FR7300881 France Haute vallée de la Pique Map
FR7300883 France Haute vallée de la Garonne Map
FR7300923 France Moun Né de Cauterets, pic de Cabaliros Map
FR7300924 France Péguère, Barbat, Cambalès Map
FR7300927 France Estaubé, Gavarnie, Troumouse et Barroude Map
FR7300928 France Pic Long Campbielh Map
FR7300929 France Néouvielle Map
FR7300931 France Lac Bleu Léviste Map
FR7300934 France Rioumajou et Moudang Map
FR7300935 France Haut-Louron : Aygues Tortes, Caillauas, Gourgs Blancs, Gorges de Clarabide, pics des Pichadères et d'Estiouère, montagne de Tramadits Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Aretia pyrenaica (Lam.) Loisel.

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
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 Androsace pyrenaica
2008-02-27 France rapport France Androsace pyrenaica
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