Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Spermatophyta > Class: Dicotyledones > Order: Dipsacales > Family: Caprifoliaceae > Genus: Sambucus > Species: Sambucus palmensis

Sambucus palmensis Chr. Sm.

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Endangered (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Macaronesian - Unfavourable-Bad
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 11 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • heathland and shrub
Natura 2000 species code 1745


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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
ES0000044 Spain Garajonay Map
ES7010038 Spain Barranco de La Virgen Map
ES7020010 Spain Las Nieves Map
ES7020045 Spain Pijaral Map
ES7020054 Spain Corona Forestal Map
ES7020074 Spain Los Campeches, Tigaiga y Ruiz Map
ES7020095 Spain Anaga Map
ES7020096 Spain Teno Map
ES7020097 Spain Teselinde-Cabecera de Vallehermoso Map
ES7020100 Spain Cueva del Viento Map
ES7020109 Spain Barrancos del Cedro y Liria Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
La Palma Holunder German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Sauco Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Synonym Author
Apium graveolens subsp. butronensis (D. Gómez & G. Monts.) Aizpuru

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

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 Sambucus palmensis
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