Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Alismatales > Family: Alismataceae > Genus: Caldesia > Species: Caldesia parnassifolia

Caldesia parnassifolia (L.) Parl.

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Atlantic - Poor
Continental - Bad
Mediterranean - Unknown
Pannonian - Bad
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 9 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code 1832


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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 2013-2018 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
FR2400534 France Grande Brenne Map
FR2402001 France Sologne Map
FR5400460 France Brandes de Montmorillon Map
FR8201727 France L'Isle Crémieu Map
FR8201755 France Etangs du Forez Map
PLH080001 Poland Dolina Leniwej Obry Map
PLH060009 Poland Jeziora Uściwierskie Map
HUDD20063 Hungary Szentai-erdő Map
FR4301344 France Vallée de la Lanterne Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Herzlöffel German Korneck, D., M. Schnittler & I. Vollmer
kaldezja dziewieciornikowata Polish Polish NRC
Synonym Author
Alisma parnassifolium L.

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (accepted) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure

External data

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