Cheirolophus (Cheirolophus massonianus)

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Cheirolophus massonianus in flower
IUCN Red List species status – Endangered ENDANGERED

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  • Cheirolophus massonianus is endemic to Madeira.
  • There are only two known populations of Cheirolophus massonianus.
  • Cheirolophus massonianus grows in soil-filled rock crevices of very steep cliffs.
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Cheirolophus fact file

Cheirolophus description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassMagnoliopsida
OrderAsterales
FamilyCompositae
GenusCheirolophus (1)

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Cheirolophus status

Cheirolophus massonianus 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 (June, 2012)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Cheirolophus massonianus in flower  
Cheirolophus massonianus in flower

© Ben Rushbrooke

Ben Rushbrooke
Garden Cottage Nursery
Tournaig
Poolewe
Achnasheen
Wester Ross
IV22 2LH
Tel: 01445 781777
http://www.gcnursery.co.uk/

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