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05 December 2018

Population reinforcement for Horstrissea dolinicola, threatened plant of Crete

A reinforcement action was carried out for the unique known population of Horstrissea dolinicola at about 1,500 m a.s.l. on Mt. Ida (Psiloritis mountain range) in central Crete.

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27 November 2018

Reintroduction of Silene velutina on the islet of Cornuta, Corsica

The velvet silene (Silene velutina Loisel.) is an endemic species of Corsica and Sardinia, which disappeared from the islet of Cornuta (Municipality of Zonza, Corsica) in 2001.

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22 November 2018

Strengthening the unique population of a strict endemic of Corsica: Centranthus trinervis

The three-ribbed Centranthus (Centranthus trinervis (Viv.) Beg.) is a taxon of the Caprifoliaceae family (formerly Valerianaceae) whose unique population is found on the granitic massif of Trinité* (Municipality of Bonifacio).

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22 November 2018

Translocation of Crypsis hadjikyriakou to Pashia Livadi, Cyprus

Crypsis hadjikyriakou is an endemic annual grass of Cyprus, flowering from July to August and fruiting from August to September. It is confined to a single location at the Almyrolivado area, where it grows in the alkaline fen, at 1650 m altitude.

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22 November 2018

In situ conservation action for Linum maritimum in Mallorca

CARE-MEDIFLORA partner in the Balearic Islands, the Sóller Botanic Garden (JBS), is carrying out a reintroduction of the population of Linum maritimum L., with the support of the Albufera Natural Park (PNA)and the collaboration of Hotel Parc Natural & Spa in a protected area in s’Albufera d’Alcudia (Mallorca).

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Mediterranean Plant Specialist Group (IUCN/SSC) Sóller Botanical Garden Foundation, Balearic Islands Office of the Environment of Corsica - National Botanical Academy of Corsica Hortus Botanicus Karalitanus, Sardinia University of Catania, Sicily Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Crete Agricultural Research Institute, Cyprus Department of Forests, Cyprus