Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries
Groh, K. & Alonso, M.R.
Neubert, E., Seddon, M.B. & Cuttelod, A.
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Thsi species is endemic to the high mountains of Gran Canaria between 900 and 1650m asl and is considered to be Least Concern (LC) as it is present in cultivated areas suggesting tolerant to disturbance.
Thsi species is endemic to the high mountains of Gran Canaria between 900 and 1650 m asl.
There are no data on the population size or trend. The subpopulations are scattered.
This species lives in the high montane local pine forests (Pinar) and in the relics of Laurel forests (Laurisilva). It is also found in barrancos and in humid ruderal areas.
There are no major threats to this species.
Conservation of the habitat is required. Valido et al. (1999) considered this species as LR/lc (low risk).