List of near threatened plants

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35 extinct in the wild plant species (0.16%)2493 critically endangered plant species (11%)3654 endangered plant species (17%)5430 vulnerable plant species (25%)1851 near threatened plant species (8.5%)6645 least concern plant species (31%)1674 data deficient plant species (7.7%)Circle frame.svg
  •   Extinct in the wild (EW): 35 species
  •   Critically endangered (CR): 2,493 species
  •   Endangered (EN): 3,654 species
  •   Vulnerable (VU): 5,430 species
  •   Near threatened (NT, LR/cd): 1,851 species
  •   Least concern (LC): 6,645 species
  •   Data deficient (DD): 1,674 species
Plant species (IUCN, 2016-2)
  • 21,782 extant species have been evaluated
  • 20,108 of those are fully assessed[a]
  • 8496 are not threatened at present[b]
  • 11,577 to 13,251 are threatened[c]
  • 151 to 296 are extinct or extinct in the wild:
    • 116 extinct (EX) species[d]
    • 35 extinct in the wild (EW)
    • 132 possibly extinct [CR(PE)]
    • 13 possibly extinct in the wild [CR(PEW)]

  1. ^ excludes data deficient evaluations.
  2. ^ NT, LR/cd, LC.
  3. ^ Threatened comprises CR, EN and VU. Upper estimate additionally includes DD.
  4. ^ Chart omits extinct (EX) species
Near Threatened (NT) species do not currently qualify for Critically Endangered (CR), Endangered (EN) or Vulnerable (VU), but are likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, or are already close to qualifying.

As of September 2016, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) lists 1851 near threatened plant species.[1] 8.5% of all evaluated plant species are listed as near threatened. The IUCN also lists 51 subspecies and 73 varieties as near threatened. No subpopulations of plants have been evaluated by the IUCN.

This is a complete list of near threatened plant species, subspecies and varieties evaluated by the IUCN.

Contents

Bryophytes[edit]

There are two bryophyte species assessed as near threatened.

Mosses[edit]

Liverworts[edit]

Pteridophytes[edit]

There are 25 pteridophyte species assessed as near threatened.

Leptosporangiate ferns[edit]

Isoetopsida[edit]

Lycopodiopsida[edit]

Clubmosses and firmosses

Gymnosperms[edit]

There are 168 species, two subspecies, and 29 varieties of gymnosperm assessed as near threatened.

Cycads[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Conifers[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

Gnetopsida[edit]

Dicotyledons[edit]

There are 1378 species, 44 subspecies, and 41 varieties of dicotyledon assessed as near threatened.

Piperales[edit]

Species

Varieties

Campanulales[edit]

Theales[edit]

There are 45 species and two varieties in Theales assessed as near threatened.

Theaceae[edit]

Actinidiaceae[edit]

Guttiferae[edit]

Species

Varieties

Other Theales species[edit]

Malvales[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

Lecythidales[edit]

Santalales[edit]

Species

Varieties

Proteales[edit]

Dipsacales[edit]

Plumbaginales[edit]

Rubiales[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

Violales[edit]

Euphorbiales[edit]

There are 52 species and two varieties in Euphorbiales assessed as near threatened.

Buxaceae[edit]

Euphorbiaceae[edit]

Species

Varieties

Laurales[edit]

There are 40 species, one subspecies, and one variety in the order Laurales assessed as near threatened.

Monimiaceae[edit]

Hernandiaceae[edit]

Lauraceae[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

Cucurbitales[edit]

Ebenales[edit]

There are 73 species, five subspecies, and one variety in Ebenales assessed as near threatened.

Symplocaceae[edit]

Sapotaceae[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

Ebenaceae[edit]

Styracaceae[edit]

Celastrales[edit]

There are 45 species, two subspecies, and two varieties in the order Celastrales assessed as near threatened.

Hollies[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

Celastraceae[edit]

Dichapetalaceae[edit]

Myrtales[edit]

There are 80 species and two varieties in the order Myrtales assessed as near threatened.

Myrtaceae[edit]

Melastomataceae[edit]

Species

Varieties

Combretaceae[edit]

Species

Varieties

Thymelaeaceae[edit]

Lythraceae[edit]

Onagraceae[edit]

Sapindales[edit]

There are 113 species, six subspecies, and three varieties in the order Sapindales assessed as near threatened.

Rutaceae[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

Sapindaceae[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Anacardiaceae[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

Meliaceae[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Burseraceae[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Other Sapindales[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Asterales[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Magnoliales[edit]

There are 82 species, eight subspecies, and two varieties in the order Magnoliales assessed as near threatened.

Magnoliaceae[edit]

Species

Varieties

Annonaceae[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Myristicaceae[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

Degeneriaceae[edit]

Capparales[edit]

Apiales[edit]

There are 35 species, one subspecies, and two varieties in the order Apiales assessed as near threatened.

Araliaceae[edit]

Species

Varieties

Umbelliferae[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Gentianales[edit]

Rosales[edit]

There are 38 species, three subspecies, and four varieties in the order Rosales assessed as near threatened.

Cunoniaceae[edit]

Species

Varieties

Rosaceae[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

Other Rosales[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

Primulales[edit]

There are 21 species and two varieties in Primulales assessed as near threatened.

Myrsinaceae[edit]

Species

Varieties

Theophrastaceae[edit]

Primulaceae[edit]

Rhamnales[edit]

Urticales[edit]

Species

Varieties

Solanales[edit]

There are 20 species and one subspecies in the order Solanales assessed as near threatened.

Solanaceae[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Convolvulaceae[edit]

Menyanthaceae[edit]

Scrophulariales[edit]

There are 48 species, one subspecies, and one variety in the order Scrophulariales assessed as near threatened.

Oleaceae[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Gesneriaceae[edit]

Species

Varieties

Acanthaceae[edit]

Scrophulariaceae[edit]

Other Scrophulariales species[edit]

Lamiales[edit]

There are 33 species, two subspecies, and one variety in the order Lamiales assessed as near threatened.

Verbenaceae[edit]

Labiatae[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Boraginaceae[edit]

Species

Varieties

Nepenthales[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

Dilleniales[edit]

Ranunculales[edit]

Ericales[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Podostemales[edit]

Fabales[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

Caryophyllales[edit]

There are 90 species in the order Caryophyllales assessed as near threatened.

Caryophyllaceae[edit]

Cactus species[edit]

Other Caryophyllales species[edit]

Fagales[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Other dicotyledons[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

Monocotyledons[edit]

There are 278 species, five subspecies, and three varieties of monocotyledon assessed as near threatened.

Arecales[edit]

Species

Varieties

Orchidales[edit]

Orchidaceae[edit]

Pandanales[edit]

Bromeliales[edit]

Liliales[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Arales[edit]

There are 21 species in Arales assessed as near threatened.

Araceae[edit]

Lemnaceae[edit]

Zingiberales[edit]

Cyperales[edit]

There are 45 species, two subspecies, and one variety in Cyperales assessed as near threatened.

Gramineae[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

Cyperaceae[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Other monocotyledons[edit]

Species

Subspecies

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Listed by IUCN as Linospadix microcarya.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IUCN Red List version 2016-2". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN). Retrieved 8 September 2016.