Diplotaxis siettiana Maire



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Reintroduced to the wild


"Diplotaxis siettiana Maire (Cruciferae): it has been considered extinct by Gómez Campo (1987, p. 90). Later it was successfully reintroduced in its only known locality (Mota 2003, p. 19, Bañares et al. 2004, p. 222)."

(Aedo et al., 2015:99)





Biology & Ecology










Aedo, C., Medina, L., Barberá, P. and Fernández-Albert, M. (2015). Extinctions of vascular plants in Spain. Nordic Journal of Botany 33(1): 83-100.

Bañares, Á . et al. (eds). (2004). Atlas y libro rojo de la flora vascular amenazada. – Ministerio de Medio Ambiente, Madrid.

Gómez Campo, C. (ed.). (1987). Libro rojo de especies vegetales amenazadas de España peninsular e Islas Baleares. – ICONA, Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentaci ó n, Madrid. [p. 90; considers the species extinct]

Humphreys, Aelys M., Govaerts, Rafaël, Ficinski, Sarah Z., Lughadha, Eimear Nic and Vorontsova, Maria S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1] [considers this species extinct]

Mota, J. (2003). Vicisitudes de la reintroducci ó n del Jaramago de Alborán. Conserv. Veg. 8: 19-20.

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.

W.C.M.C. (1996). Threatened plant database of the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. W.C.M.C., Cambridge, U.K.


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