Snowdrop (Galanthus elwesii)

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Flowers of Galanthus elwesii in cultivation at Kew
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Snowdrop fact file

Snowdrop description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassLiliopsida
OrderLiliales
FamilyAmaryllidaceae
GenusGalanthus (1)

Information on Galanthus elwesii is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Snowdrop status

Galanthus elwesii is classified as Data Deficient (DD) on the IUCN Red List (1) and is listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Data Deficient

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (February, 2012)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (February, 2012)
    http://www.cites.org
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Flowers of Galanthus elwesii in cultivation at Kew  
Flowers of Galanthus elwesii in cultivation at Kew

© Andrew McRobb / Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Richmond
Surrey
TW9 3AB
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 208 332 5000
Fax: +44 (0) 208 332 5197
info@kew.org
http://www.rbgkew.org.uk

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