Near Threatened

Taxa in the category - Near Threatened:

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Picea purpurea Mast.

A tall columnar spruce with distinct purple cones. Logging has reduced its area of occupancy and it has been assessed as Near Threatened. Read full species entry >

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Pinus dalatensis Ferré

A rare pine with a disjunct distribution in the central and southern Annamite Mountains in Lao PDR and Vietnam. Deforestation and logging in some parts of its range have led to an assessment of Near Threatened. Read full species entry >

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Pinus gerardiana Wall. ex D.Don

A small pine from the dry valleys of the western Himalayas. Over-exploitation for its edible seed, coupled with conversion of forests for agricultural use and logging for timber and firewood have led to a range wide decline that is sufficient for it to be listed as Near Threatened. Read full species entry >

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Pinus henryi Mast.

A small pine from the mountains of central China. Following decades of deforestation some recovery and expansion appears to be taking place. Currently this species is assessed as Near Threatened. Read full species entry >

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Pinus peuce Griseb.

A high elevation species restricted to small areas of the Balkans. Its restricted range, coupled with the effects of limited past exploitation and its potential susceptibility to climate change mean that it is currently assessed as Near Threatened. Read full species entry >

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Podocarpus madagascariensis Baker

Formerly widespread in the eastern littoral and montane rainforests of Madagascar, it is increasingly rare due to logging and deforestation. Read full species entry >

Female cone, Ranomafana NP
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