Fiordaliso di Capraia (Centaurea gymnocarpa)

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Fiordaliso di Capraia fact file

Fiordaliso di Capraia description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassMagnoliopsida
OrderAsterales
FamilyCompositae
GenusCentaurea (1)

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Fiordaliso di Capraia status

Classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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For information on the IUCN/SSC Mediterranean Islands Plant Specialist Group, please see:
http://data.iucn.org/themes/ssc/sgs/mipsg/index.htm

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (December, 2008)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Fiordaliso di Capraia in flower  
Fiordaliso di Capraia in flower

© Bruno Foggi / MIPSG-SSC-IUCN

IUCN SSC Mediterranean Islands Plant Specialist Group
gspim@biolconseils.ch

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