Loosestrife (Lysimachia minoricensis)

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassMagnoliopsida
OrderPrimulales
FamilyPrimulaceae
GenusLysimachia (1)

Classified as Extinct in the Wild (EW) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix I of the Bern Convention (2).

ARKive is supporting the IUCN Species Survival Commission's Top 50 Plants Campaign. The aim of this campaign is to help save plant species that face a high risk of extinction by raising awareness of the conservation issues and actions needed. The first of the Top 50 series highlights a selection of the most threatened Mediterranean island plants, with a booklet and website providing information.

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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  1. IUCN Red List (December, 2008)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. Bern Convention (February, 2007)
    http://www.coe.int/t/e/cultural_co-operation/environment/nature_and_biological_diversity/