Maltese everlasting (Helichrysum melitense)

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Maltese everlasting description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassMagnoliopsida
OrderAsterales
FamilyCompositae
GenusHelichrysum (1)

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 further information, please see the IUCN's Top 50 fact file on this species.
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Maltese everlasting status

Classified as Critically Endangered (CR) on the IUCN Red List (1). Listed on Appendix I of the Bern Convention (2) and on Annexes II and IV of the EC Habitats Directive as a priority species (3).

IUCN Red List species status – Critically 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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Maltese everlasting  
Maltese everlasting

© Sandro Lanfranco / MIPSG-SSC-IUCN

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

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