Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Caryophyllales > Family: Plumbaginaceae > Genus: Limonium > Species: Limonium lanceolatum

Limonium lanceolatum (Hoffmanns. & Link, 1813-1820) Franco, 1984

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Data Deficient (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Atlantic - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Macaronesian - Unknown
Mediterranean - Unknown
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 13 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • sparsely vegetated land
May also occur in
  • heathland and shrub
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code 1639


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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
ES0000140 Spain Bahía de Cádiz Map
ES1300004 Spain Dunas de Liencres y Estuario del Pas Map
ES1300006 Spain Costa central y Ría de Ajo Map
ES1300007 Spain Marismas de Santoña, Victoria y Joyel Map
PTZPE0011 Portugal Estuário do Sado Map
PTZPE0015 Portugal Costa Sudoeste Map
PTZPE0017 Portugal Ria Formosa Map
PTCON0012 Portugal Costa Sudoeste Map
PTCON0010 Portugal Arrábida / Espichel Map
PTCON0058 Portugal Ria de Alvor Map
PTCON0011 Portugal Estuário do Sado Map
PTCON0034 Portugal Comporta / Galé Map
PTCON0013 Portugal Ria Formosa / Castro Marim Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Statice lanceolata Hoffmanns. & Link, 1813-1820

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

External data

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