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Overview

Distribution

Range Description

Calendula maderensis is an endemic species to Madeira, Portugal. The extent of occurrence is 454 km² (Commission of the European Communities 2009).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
Calendula maderensis has been found among native flora of the Macaronesian coast as part of the Argyranthemo suculenti-Calendulion maderensis association (Commission of the European Communities 2009).

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Associations

In Great Britain and/or Ireland:
Foodplant / parasite
Podosphaera fusca parasitises live Calendula suffruticosa

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Calendula suffruticosa

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Calendula suffruticosa

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2013

Assessor/s
Fernandes, F.

Reviewer/s
Carvalho, J.A. & Bilz, M.

Contributor/s

Justification
Calendula maderensis is endemic to Madeira where it has an extent of occurrence of 454 km². The population counts approximately 1,000 individuals and is stable. No major threats to this species have been reported, but it can potentially be affected by urbanisation, road construction, natural catastrophes such as landslides, and competition with native species. It is classed as Least Concern for the moment.
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Population

Population
Approximately 1,000 individuals have been recorded in Madeira with a stable population trend.

Population Trend
Stable
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Threats

Major Threats
There are no major threats to this species, but it can be affected by urbanisation, road construction, natural catastrophes such as landslides, and competition with native species (Commission of the European Communities 2009).
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
Calendula maderensis is listed on Annex II of the Habitats Directive and under Appendix I of the Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats (Bern Convention).
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