Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Arecales > Family: Arecaceae > Genus: Phoenix > Species: Phoenix theophrasti

Creta Date Palm - Phoenix theophrasti Greuter

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not Evaluated (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 10 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • wetlands
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code 1896

Distribution

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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.

World

Lower Risk: Near Theatened

Europe

Not evaluated

EU

Not evaluated

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
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 sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Creta Date Palm English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Kreta Dattelpalme German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Palmera de Creta Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Palmier de Crete French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Synonym Author
Phoenix dactylifera auct. cret., non L.

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
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2015-07-31 Greece Habitats Directive Article 17 29_12_2014 submission GR GR_species_reports-15723-10453.xml
2008-02-22 Greece Hellas Species questionnaire for Phoenix theophrasti
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