Galanthus elwesii (Greater Snowdrop)

G. elwesii met the criteria for high volume trade, as in 2010, and EU imports again consisted of live, wild-sourced plants imported for commercial purposes directly from Turkey (4 329 975 plants); imports increased by 22% between 2010 and 2011. A positive opinion for Turkey was confirmed on 16/02/2010.

2010 Summary for Galanthus elwesii (Greater Snowdrop)

Criteria met:  High volume

Principal trade term to the EU:  live

Principal source:  wild

Top EU importer:  Netherlands

Top Trading Partner:  Turkey

CITES Appendix:  II

IUCN Status:  -

EU-reported imports of live, wild-sourced Galanthus elwesii, all purposes, 2001-2010.

EU imports in 2010 comprised 3,560,590 live, wild-sourced plants imported directly from Turkey for commercial purposes. Imports of live, wild-sourced plants increased by 22% between 2009 and 2010, following a notable decline the previous year.

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