Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Spermatophyta > Class: Dicotyledones > Order: Tubiflorae > Family: Convolvulaceae > Genus: Convolvulus > Species: Convolvulus caput-medusae

Convolvulus caput-medusae Lowe

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Macaronesian - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 5 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code 1666

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.

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 in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ES7010028 Spain Tufia Map
ES7010033 Spain Jandía Map
ES7010034 Spain Montaña Cardón Map
ES7010049 Spain Arinaga Map
ES7010052 Spain Punta de la Sal Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Chaparro Spanish 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

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 Convolvulus caput medusae
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