Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Ericales > Family: Primulaceae > Genus: Primula > Species: Primula apennina

Primula apennina Widmer

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Continental - Favourable
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 12 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code 1627


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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
IT4020020 Italy Crinale dell'Appennino parmense Map
IT4030001 Italy Monte Acuto, Alpe di Succiso Map
IT4030003 Italy Monte la Nuda, Cima Belfiore, Passo del Cerreto Map
IT4030004 Italy Val d'Ozola, Monte Cusna Map
IT4030005 Italy Abetina Reale, Alta Val Dolo Map
IT4030006 Italy Monte Prado Map
IT5110002 Italy Monte Orsaro Map
IT5110003 Italy Monte Matto - Monte Malpasso Map
IT5110004 Italy Monte Acuto - Groppi di Camporaghera Map
IT5110005 Italy Monte La Nuda - Monte Tondo Map
IT5120001 Italy Monte Sillano - Passo Romecchio Map
IT5120002 Italy Monte Castellino - Le Forbici Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Apenninen Primel German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Primevère des Apennins French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Primula appenninica Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
No synonyms available.

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 (Synonym) 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
2013-12-03 Italy 3rd Italian national report 2013 IT_species_reports.xml
2008-03-04 Italy Italy Primula apennina
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