Centranthus amazonum

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Centranthus amazonum
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Dipsacales
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Genus: Centranthus
C. amazonum
Binomial name
Centranthus amazonum
Fridlender & Raynal

Centranthus amazonum is a species of plant in the family Caprifoliaceae. It is endemic to Italy.


Centranthus amazonum occurs in Sardinia, and is only found on Mount Oliena, at about 1,200 metres (3,900 ft) in altitude.

Its natural habitats are in Mediterranean shrubby vegetation and rocky areas.


It is an IUCN Red List Critically Endangered plant species, threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Fridlender, A. (2006). "Centranthus amazonum". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2006: e.T61647A12532373. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2006.RLTS.T61647A12532373.en. Retrieved 10 January 2018.