> Hyacinthoides vicentina
It has few long leaves (3-5) that grow directly in the bulb.
They grow in clayey, sandy or rocky soils with temporary flooding, sometimes in the water margins or in shady environments.
It is found, frequently, near the Mediterranean Temporary Ponds.
It is a Portuguese endemism which is internationally recognized with a vulnerable status (Walter and Gillet, 1997).
At the national level it also receives the status of vulnerable (Ramos Lopes & Carvalho, 1990) and rare (Dray, 1985).
It is legally protected by the Habitats Directive 92/43/CEE (annexes II and IV).