Pyrus Sicanorum - Version 2014.3. Kell, S. P. In The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, pages 173014/0+.
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[Excerpt] Pyrus sicanorum is assessed as Data Deficient as it is a preliminary accepted species in Euro+Med PlantBase and its taxonomic status therefore requires verification. [::Taxonomic Notes] Pyrus sicanorum Raimondo & al. is a wild relative of pear, P. communis L. ssp. communis. It is a preliminary accepted species in Euro+Med PlantBase (Kurtto 2009). [::Range Description] P. sicanorum is endemic to Sicily (Kurtto 2009). [::Countries] Native:Italy (Sicilia) [::Population] The species known from three localities in the central-west of the island (Marino et al. 2009). [::Habitat and Ecology] It grows in pre-wood formations of Quercus pubescens woods on carbonate soils and is present as an element of the Quercion ilicis and Pruno-Rubion ulmifolii alliances. [::Use and Trade] It is a wild relative of and potential gene donor to pear, P. communis ssp. communis and is used as a rootstock for P. communis. [::Major Threat(s)] It is threatened by human activities, changes in land use, fires and grazing pressure.
@incollection{kellPyrusSicanorumVersion2013,
  title = {Pyrus Sicanorum - {{Version}} 2014.3},
  booktitle = {The {{IUCN Red List}} of {{Threatened Species}}},
  author = {Kell, S. P.},
  date = {2013},
  pages = {173014/0+},
  url = {http://mfkp.org/INRMM/article/13621376},
  abstract = {[Excerpt] Pyrus sicanorum is assessed as Data Deficient as it is a preliminary accepted species in Euro+Med PlantBase and its taxonomic status therefore requires verification. [::Taxonomic Notes] Pyrus sicanorum Raimondo \& al. is a wild relative of pear, P. communis L. ssp. communis. It is a preliminary accepted species in Euro+Med PlantBase (Kurtto 2009). [::Range Description] P. sicanorum is endemic to Sicily (Kurtto 2009). [::Countries] Native:Italy (Sicilia) [::Population] The species known from three localities in the central-west of the island (Marino et al. 2009). [::Habitat and Ecology] It grows in pre-wood formations of Quercus pubescens woods on carbonate soils and is present as an element of the Quercion ilicis and Pruno-Rubion ulmifolii alliances. [::Use and Trade] It is a wild relative of and potential gene donor to pear, P. communis ssp. communis and is used as a rootstock for P. communis. [::Major Threat(s)] It is threatened by human activities, changes in land use, fires and grazing pressure.},
  keywords = {*imported-from-citeulike-INRMM,~INRMM-MiD:c-13621376,conservation,forest-resources,iucn,iucn-data-deficient-dd,pyrus-sicanorum}
}
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