Endemics in Family Order

Apiaceae
Ferula latipinna

Apocynaceae
Ceropegia hians

Asteraceae
Argyranthemum haouarytheum
Argyranthemum webbii
Carlina falcata
Cheirolophus arboreus
Cheirolophus junonianus
Cheirolophus puntallanensis
Cheirolophus santos-abreui
Cheirolophus sventeni
Gonospermum
Gonospermum canariense
Lactuca palmensis
Pericallis papyracea
Sonchus bornmuelleri
Sonchus esperanzae
Sonchus palmensis
Sonchus webbii
Tolpis calderae

Boraginaceae
Echium bethencourtianum
Echium brevirame
Echium gentianoides
Echium pininana
Echium webbii

Brassicaceae
Brassica bourgeaui
Crambe microcarpa
Crambe santosii
Descurainia gilva
Lobularia palmensis
Parolinia
Parolinia aridanae

Caprifoliaceae
Pterocephalus porphyranthus

Caryophyllaceae
Polycarpaea smithii
Silene pogonocalyx

Crassulaceae
Aeonium davidbramwellii
Aeonium goochiae
Aeonium nobile
Aeonium vestitum
Aichryson bollei
Aichryson brevipetalum
Aichryson palmense

Fabaceae
Chamaecytisus palmensis
Genista benehoavensis
Lotus eremiticus
Lotus hillbrandii
Lotus pyranthus
Teline splendens

Lamiaceae
Bystropogon wildpretii
Micromeria herphyllomorpha
Sideritis barbellata


Endemics in Alphabetical Order

Aeonium davidbramwellii
Aeonium goochiae
Aeonium nobile
Aeonium vestitum
Aichryson bollei
Aichryson brevipetalum
Aichryson palmense
Argyranthemum haouarytheum
Argyranthemum webbii
Brassica bourgeaui
Bystropogon wildpretii
Carlina falcata
Ceropegia hians
Chamaecytisus palmensis
Cheirolophus arboreus
Cheirolophus junonianus
Cheirolophus puntallanensis
Cheirolophus santos-abreui
Cheirolophus sventenii
Crambe microcarpa
Crambe santosii
Descurainia gilva
Echium bethencourtianum
Echium brevirame
Echium gentianoides
Echium pininana
Echium webbii
Ferula latipinna
Genista benehoavensis
Gonospermum
Gonospermum canariense
Lactuca palmensis
Lobularia palmensis
Lotus eremiticus
Lotus hillbrandii
Lotus pyranthus
Micromeria herphyllomorpha
Parolinia
Parolinia aridanae
Pericallis papyracea
Polycarpaea smithii
Pterocephalus porphyranthus
Sideritis barbellata
Silene pogonocalyx
Sonchus bornmuelleri
Sonchus esperanzae
Sonchus palmensis
Sonchus webbii
Teline splendens
Tolpis calderae



Summary

Included here is the Canary island of La Palma. Situated to the north west of the Canary Island cluster it is the 5th largest of these islands.

Of the endemic vascular plants so far recorded there about 48 species in 28 genera and 10 families. There are 2 genera (marked red) endemic to the Canary Islands but no endemic families.

References

Bramwell, D. 1971. The endemic flora of the Canary Islands: distribution, relationships and phytogeography. In: Biogeography and Ecology in the Canary Islands. Ed. C. Kunkel. Dr W. Junk Publishers. The Hague.

Bramwell, D. 1972. Endemism in the flora of the Canary Islands. In: Taxonomy, Phytogeography and Evolution. Ed. D. H. Valentine. Academic Press.

Bramwell, D. & Bramwell, Z. 2001. Wild Flowers of the Canary Islands. 2nd Edition. Editorial Rueda, Madrid.

Humphries, C. J. 1979. Endemism and Evolution in Macaronesia. In: Plants and Islands. Ed. D, Bramwell. Academic Press.

PĂ©rez, M. A. C. 2005. Native Flora of the Canary Islands. Everest.

Sunding, P. 1979. Origins of the Macaronesian Flora. In: Plants and Islands. Ed. D. Bramwell. Academic Press.