Habitat and Ecology
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Avena canariensis
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Avena canariensis
Public Records: 5
Specimens with Barcodes: 5
Species With Barcodes: 1
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
The genus Avena is listed in Annex I of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.
A. canariensis is listed as Vulnerable (VU) B2ac(iv) in the Lista Roja 2008 de la Flora Vascular Española (Moreno 2008).
Some subpopulations occur in protected areas, both on Fuerteventura and Lanzarote.
EURISCO reports 26 germplasm accessions of A. canariensis held in European genebanks, 19 of which are reported to be of wild or weedy origin; however, of the wild accessions, none are reported to originate from Europe (EURISCO Catalogue 2010).