Solanum (Solanum lidii)

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Solanum lidii flowers
IUCN Red List species status – Critically Endangered CRITICALLY
ENDANGERED

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  • The genus Solanum is a large and diverse group of flowering plants.
  • Endemic to the island of Gran Canaria, Solanum lidii occupies an area of just five square kilometres.
  • In 2004 it was estimated that just 93 individuals of Solanum lidii remain on the island.
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Solanum description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassMagnoliopsida
OrderSolanales
FamilySolanaceae
GenusSolanum (1)

Information on Solanum lidii is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Spanish
Pimentero, Pimentero de Temisas, Pimiento, Tomatero Salvaje.
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Solanum status

Solanum lidii is classified as Critically Endangered (CR) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Critically Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (July, 2012)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Solanum lidii flowers  
Solanum lidii flowers

© Leif Stridvall

Leif Stridvall
anita@stridvall.se
http://www.stridvall.se/la/

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