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Islands and Plants: Preservation and Understanding of Flora on Mediterranean Islands: 2nd Bontanical Conference in Menorca - Proceedings and Abstracts


Series: Collecció Recerca Volume: 20

By: Eva Cardona Pons(Editor), Irene Estaún Clarisó(Editor), Mireia Comas Casademont(Editor), Pere Fraga i Arguimbau(Editor), Cèsar Blanché(Foreword By)

410 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w maps, tables

Institut Menorquí d'Estudis

Paperback | Jan 2013 | #219878 | ISBN-13: 9788495718952
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Language: English

Proceedings and abstracts of the 2nd botanical conference in Menorca, held from april 26-30, 2011. See table of contents for more details.


Foreword   15

I Part: Proceedings
Josep A. Rosselló
A perspective of plant microevolution in the Western Mediterranean islands as assessed by molecular markers   21

Jacques Blondel
Humans, landscapes and biodiversity in the Mediterranean region   37

Bertrand de Montmollin
IUCN plant conservation programmes in the Mediterranean   51

Felipe Domínguez Lozano
Plant conservation inventories, what we have now and what we need for the future   63

Llorenç, Sáez, Pere Fraga & Javier López-Alvarado
The flora of the Balearic Islands   91

Eva Moragues & Joan Mayol
Managing threatened plants on islands: Tasks & priorities   105

Pere Fraga, Irene Estaún, Eva Cardona, Mireia Comas, Maria González & Carme Garriga
LIFE+ RENEIX project   123

Angelino Carta, Gianni Bedini, Tommaso Guidi & Bruno Foggi
Tuscan Archipelago flora: from genesis to conservation   157

Cristian Brullo, Salvatore Brullo & Gianpietro Giusso del Galdo
Considerations on the endemic flora of Sicily   177

Tommaso La Mantia & Salvatore Pasta
Species richness, biogeographic and conservation interest of the vascular flora of the satellite islands of Sicily: patterns, driving forces and threats   201

Maria Panitsa & Eleni Iliadou
Flora and phytogeography of the Ionian islands (Greece)   243

Sandro Lanfranco, Edwin Lanfranco, Rowina Westermeier, Mark-Anthony Zammit, Marie-Antoinette Mifsud & Ioelene Xiberras
The vascular flora of the Maltese Islands   261

Errol Véla
Flora of Habibas Islands (N-W Algeria): richness, persistence and taxonomy   271

Henri Michaud
Flora of the Hyeres Islands highlights: originality and threats   289

Carlos Fabregat & Emili Laguna
From fire to nature: evolution, restoration and conservation of the Columbretes Islands flora   297

Joan Rita & Gabriel Bibiloni
The flora of the islets of the Balearic Islands   309

Frédéric Médail
The unique nature of Mediterranean island floras and the future of plant conservation   325

II Part: Abstracts
Gerardo de Vicente
Tectonic evolution of the Mediterranean during the Cenozoic   353

G. Bacchetta, G. Fenu & E. Mattana
The exclusive vascular flora of Sardinia: update and conservation actions   354

Costas A. Thanos & Christina Fournaraki
Conservation and management of the flora and vegetation of Crete   355

Costas Kadis
The flora of Cyprus: diversity, threats and conservation   357

Toni Nikolić
Flora of the Adriatic islands   358

Pinelopi Delipetrou
Aegean island flora and endemisms   359

Miriam Aixart & David Bertrán
Balearic and Tyrrhenian flora at the Botanical Garden of Barcelona   361

Eva Cardona, Mireia Comas, Pere Fraga, Irene Estaún, Carme Garriga, M. Josepa González, Josep Guardia
Environmental restoration activities in the SCIS of Binimel∙là and ets Alocs within the LIFE+ Reneix project   362

Eva Cardona, Irene Estaún, Pere Fraga & Mireia Comas
The LIFE+ Reneix project and social awareness about the preservation of biodiversity in Menorca   363

Mireia Comas, Pere Fraga, Eva Cardona, Irene Estaún, Carme Garriga, Iosep Guàrdia, Maria González
The recovery of the Pas d’en Revull under the LIFE+ Reneix project   364

Miquel Àngel, Maurici Mus & Josep A. Rosselló
Leaf shape variation in two sympatric rupicolous species of Helichrysum (Asteraceae) from the Balearic Islands, assessed by geometric morphometry   365

Gianniantonio Domina & Francesco M. Raimondo
The contribution of the E+M / PESI projects to the vascular flora ofthe Mediterranean islands   367

Gianniantonio Domina, Vivienne Spadaro, Giuseppe Bazan & Francesco M. Raimondo
Endangered taxa of the Sicilian flora and conservation perspectives   368

M.C. Escribá, I. Ferrando, P.P. Ferrer, F. Albert, A. Navarro & E. Laguna
Germination behaviour of five threatened endemic plant species from Western Mediterranean islands and coastal cliffs   369

Irene Estaún, Eva Cardona, Mireia Comas, Carme Garriga & Pere Fraga
Experiences and results of the conservation of plant species through LIFE Nature projects in Menorca   370

Sònia Estradé, Rafel Quintana, Alexandre Franquesa, Pere Fraga, Eva Marsinyach, Catalina Pons & David Carreras
Cartography of riparian vegetation and assessment of its ecological status in Menorca (Western Mediterranean, Spain)   372

Iván Fernández, Samuel Pons, Pere Fraga, Cristòfol Mascaró, David Carreras, Òscar Garcia, Xec Pallicer, Martí Pons, Magda Seoane & Miquel Truyol
The Herbariam Generale Minoricae   374

Pere Fraga, Irene Estaún, Eva Cardona, Mireia Comas & Carmen Garriga
Management of endangered plant species within the LIFE+ Reneix project   375

Pere Fraga & Josep A. Rosselló
New plant species recently described in the flora of Menorca: the importance of neglected habitats   376

Alexandre Franquesa, David Carreras, Agnès Canals & Miquel Truyol
Forest habitat map of Menorca 2007. A tool for forest management and biodiversity preservation   377

Lorenzo Gianguzzi, Dario Cusimano, Pasquale Cuttonaro & Vincenzo Ilardi
Endangered plant species of Marettimo island (Sicily, Italy)   378

Lorenzo Gianguzzi, Dario Cusimano, Pasquale Cuttonaro & Salvatore Romano
Investigations into the distribution of floristic emergencies of Pantelleria island (Channel of Sicily, Italy)   380

M. Guara, M.J. Ciurana, E. Laguna, A. Aguilella, F. Boisset, R. Currás, P.P. Ferrer, A. Marzo, J. Pedrola, M.F. Puche & I. Mateu-Andrés
Phylogeography of Quercus coccifera s. l. in the Mediterranean basin   382

Vincenzo Ilardi, Dario Cusimano, Lorenzo Gianguzzi & Salvatore Romano
In situ conservation strategies of a threatened species: the case of Carex panormitana Guss. in Sicily   383

Costas Kadis, Christina Pantazi, Takis Tsintides, Charalampos Christodoulou, Minas Papadopoulos, Costas A. Thanos, Kyriacos Georghiou, Constantinos Kounnamas, Constantinos Constantinou, Marios Andreou & Nicolas-George Eliades Establishment of a plant micro-reserve network in Cyprus for the conservation of priority species and habitats   385

Tamara Kirin, Marco Cosimo Simeone, Sandro Bogdanović & Bartolomeo Schirone
Endemic taxa of Asperula L. Sect. Cynanchicae (D. C.) Boiss. on the Mediterranean islands   386

E. Laguna, D. Rivera, C. Obón & F. Alcaraz
Wild Phoenix in the Mediterranean: paleontological and archaeobotanical evidence   388

Miquel Mir-Gual & Guillem X. Pons
Psammophyte vegetation on the dune front of Es Comú de Maro (Mallorca, Balearic Islands). From conservation status to the need for management   389

Rafel Quintana, Sònia Estradé, Alexandre Franquesa & David Carreras
Ecological quality of riparian habitat assessment by means of QBR index (Munné et al., 2003) in ephemeral streams of Menorca (Western Mediterranean, Spain)   391

Cristina Rosique, Albert Ferré, Jordi Carreras & Pere Fraga
Detailed mapping of the distribution of the plant species of interest to the project LIFE+ Reneix in Menorca (Phase I)   393

Llorenç Sáez, Joan Rita, Gabriel Bibiloni, Cristina Roquet, Xavier Rotllan & Javier López
Systematics of the narrow endemic species Brimeura duvigneaudii (Hyacinthaceae)   394

Malvina Urbani
The Thymelaea tartonraira (L. ) All. variation in Sardinia (Italy)   395

L. Viegi, A. Tava, R. Cecotti & R. Vangelisti
Essential oil composition of some Centaurea sp. (Asteraceae), from different Italian islands   396

Attendants (Contact list)   399
Author index   407

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