Centaurea (Centaurea heldreichii)

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Centaurea heldreichii flower
IUCN Red List species status – Critically Endangered CRITICALLY
ENDANGERED

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  • Centaurea heldreichii is endemic to one location on Mount Varasova in Greece.
  • Species in the genus Centaurea are herbaceous thistle-like flowering plants. 
  • Centaurea heldreichii is found in cliff crevices and ledges, and rock deposits.
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Centaurea description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassMagnoliopsida
OrderAsterales
FamilyCompositae
GenusCentaurea (1)

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Centaurea status

Centaurea heldreichii is classified as Critically Endangered (CR) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Critically Endangered

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References

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