Safeguard and Protection of Mediterranean Sea Daffodil (Pancratium Maritimum L.): A Case of Extinction in Progress?

Project location: Italy, Naples, Palermo, Mediterranean Coast
Project start date: November 2012 - Project end date: November 2015
Project number: 2012-083
Beneficiary: Dipartimento di Biologia, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II


  •  De Castro O, Di Maio A, Di Febbraro M, Imparato G, Innangi M, Véla E, et al. (2016) A Multi-Faceted Approach to Analyse the Effects of Environmental Variables on Geographic Range and Genetic Structure of a Perennial Psammophilous Geophyte: The Case of the Sea Daffodil Pancratium maritimum L. in the Mediterranean Basin. PLoS ONE 11(10): e0164816. doi:10.1371/journal. pone.0164816 [download pdf]

  • Di Maio A, De Castro O. 2013. Development and characterization of 21 microsatellite markers for Pancratium maritimum L. (Amaryllidaceae). Conserv Genet Resour. 5: 911-914. doi: 10.1007/s12686-013-9931-7

  • De Castro O, De Luca A, Menale B. 2017. Chloroplast inheritance in the sea daffodil (Pancratium maritimum, Amaryllidaceae) through controlled crosses, seed germination and molecular analyses. Plant
    Biosyst. 151: 761-765. doi: 10.1080/11263504.2016.1244123

  • De Castro O, Innangi M, Menale B, Carfagna S. 2018. O-acetylserine(thio)lyase (OAS-TL) molecular expression in Pancratium maritimum L. (Amaryllidaceae) under salt stress. Planta 3: 773-777.

  • De Castro O, Avino M, Di Maio A, Menale B, Guida M. 2018. Sanger and next generation sequencing in the characterisation of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) in Pancratium maritimum L. (Amaryllidaceae), a representative plant species of Mediterranean sand dunes. Planta 248: 1443–1453.

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