Carlina (Carlina diae)

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Carlina diae in habitat
IUCN Red List species status – Endangered ENDANGERED

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  • Carlina diae is endemic to the island of Crete, Greece.
  • Grazing by introduced goats has caused a decline in Carlina diae populations.
  • Carlina diae is a chasmophyte, meaning it grows in rock crevices.
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Carlina description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassMagnoliopsida
OrderAsterales
FamilyCompositae
GenusCarlina (1)

Information on Carlina diae is being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Carlina status

Carlina diae is classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (August, 2012)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Carlina diae in habitat  
Carlina diae in habitat

© Nick Turland

Nick Turland
http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/Research/curators/turland.shtml

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