Euphorbia primulifolia (-)

Criteria met:  High volume (globally threatened)

Principal trade term to the EU:  live

Principal source:  wild

Top EU importer:  Germany

Top Trading Partner:  Madagascar

CITES Appendix:  II

IUCN Status:  Vulnerable

EU-reported imports of live, wild-sourced Euphorbia primulifolia (including E. primulifolia var. begardii), all purposes, 2004-2011 (no imports were reported 2002-2003).

EU imports in 2011 comprised 300 live, wild-sourced plants imported directly from Madagascar for commercial purposes. Over the ten-year period 2002-2011 the only other imports of live E. primulifolia were reported in 2004, 2005 and 2008. In addition, the import of 70 kg of dried plants for commercial purposes was reported in 2009, without a source specified. The SRG formed a negative opinion for wild specimens from Madagascar on 03/09/2012, which was confirmed on 07/12/2012.