Cyclamen hederifolium (Sowbread)

Criteria met:  High volume

Principal trade term to the EU:  live

Percentage of global trade to the EU:  92%

Principal source:  wild

Top EU importer:  Netherlands

Top Trading Partner:  Turkey

CITES Appendix:  II

IUCN Status:   -

EU-reported imports of live, wild-sourced Cyclamen hederifolium, all purposes, 2001-2010.

In 2010, EU imports comprised 261,330 live, wild-sourced plants imported by the Netherlands directly from Turkey for commercial purposes. Imports of live, wild-sourced plants decreased by 3% between 2009 and 2010; 2010 is the third consecutive year in which imports decreased.

The SRG formed a positive opinion for C. hederifolium from Turkey on 26/05/2008, which was confirmed on 16/02/2010.