Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Bryophyta > Class: Bryopsida (Musci) > Subclass: Bryidae > Order: Orthotrichales > Family: Echinodiaceae > Genus: Echinodium > Species: Echinodium spinosum

Echinodium spinosum (Mitt.) Jur.

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Macaronesian - Favourable
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 2 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • sparsely vegetated land
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code 1397


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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ES7020010 Spain Las Nieves Map
PTMAD0001 Portugal Laurissilva da Madeira Map

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Leskea spinosa Mitt.
Echinodium madeirense Jur.

Other resources

GBIF search Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information

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