List of near threatened plants

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.

37 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
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.

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

BryophytesEdit

There are two bryophyte species assessed as near threatened.

MossesEdit

LiverwortsEdit

PteridophytesEdit

There are 25 pteridophyte species assessed as near threatened.

Leptosporangiate fernsEdit

IsoetopsidaEdit

LycopodiopsidaEdit

Clubmosses and firmosses

GymnospermsEdit

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

CycadsEdit

Species

Subspecies

ConifersEdit

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

GnetopsidaEdit

DicotyledonsEdit

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

PiperalesEdit

Species

Varieties

CampanulalesEdit

ThealesEdit

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

TheaceaeEdit

ActinidiaceaeEdit

GuttiferaeEdit

Species

Varieties

Other Theales speciesEdit

MalvalesEdit

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

LecythidalesEdit

SantalalesEdit

Species

Varieties

ProtealesEdit

DipsacalesEdit

PlumbaginalesEdit

RubialesEdit

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

ViolalesEdit

EuphorbialesEdit

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

BuxaceaeEdit

EuphorbiaceaeEdit

Species

Varieties

LauralesEdit

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

MonimiaceaeEdit

HernandiaceaeEdit

LauraceaeEdit

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

CucurbitalesEdit

EbenalesEdit

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

SymplocaceaeEdit

SapotaceaeEdit

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

EbenaceaeEdit

StyracaceaeEdit

CelastralesEdit

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

HolliesEdit

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

CelastraceaeEdit

DichapetalaceaeEdit

MyrtalesEdit

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

MyrtaceaeEdit

MelastomataceaeEdit

Species

Varieties

CombretaceaeEdit

Species

Varieties

ThymelaeaceaeEdit

LythraceaeEdit

OnagraceaeEdit

SapindalesEdit

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

RutaceaeEdit

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

SapindaceaeEdit

Species

Subspecies

AnacardiaceaeEdit

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

MeliaceaeEdit

Species

Subspecies

BurseraceaeEdit

Species

Subspecies

Other SapindalesEdit

Species

Subspecies

AsteralesEdit

Species

Subspecies

MagnolialesEdit

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

MagnoliaceaeEdit

Species

Varieties

AnnonaceaeEdit

Species

Subspecies

MyristicaceaeEdit

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

DegeneriaceaeEdit

CapparalesEdit

ApialesEdit

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

AraliaceaeEdit

Species

Varieties

UmbelliferaeEdit

Species

Subspecies

GentianalesEdit

RosalesEdit

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

CunoniaceaeEdit

Species

Varieties

RosaceaeEdit

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

Other RosalesEdit

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

PrimulalesEdit

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

MyrsinaceaeEdit

Species

Varieties

TheophrastaceaeEdit

PrimulaceaeEdit

RhamnalesEdit

UrticalesEdit

Species

Varieties

SolanalesEdit

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

SolanaceaeEdit

Species

Subspecies

ConvolvulaceaeEdit

MenyanthaceaeEdit

ScrophularialesEdit

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

OleaceaeEdit

Species

Subspecies

GesneriaceaeEdit

Species

Varieties

AcanthaceaeEdit

ScrophulariaceaeEdit

Other Scrophulariales speciesEdit

LamialesEdit

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

VerbenaceaeEdit

LabiataeEdit

Species

Subspecies

BoraginaceaeEdit

Species

Varieties

NepenthalesEdit

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

DillenialesEdit

RanunculalesEdit

EricalesEdit

Species

Subspecies

PodostemalesEdit

FabalesEdit

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

CaryophyllalesEdit

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

CaryophyllaceaeEdit

Cactus speciesEdit

Other Caryophyllales speciesEdit

FagalesEdit

Species

Subspecies

Other dicotyledonsEdit

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

MonocotyledonsEdit

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

ArecalesEdit

Species

Varieties

OrchidalesEdit

OrchidaceaeEdit

PandanalesEdit

BromelialesEdit

LilialesEdit

Species

Subspecies

AralesEdit

There are 21 species in Arales assessed as near threatened.

AraceaeEdit

LemnaceaeEdit

ZingiberalesEdit

CyperalesEdit

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

GramineaeEdit

Species

Subspecies

Varieties

CyperaceaeEdit

Species

Subspecies

Other monocotyledonsEdit

Species

Subspecies

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Listed by IUCN as Linospadix microcarya.

ReferencesEdit

  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)