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Mexico Regional Overview
TABLE 24. PLANT DIVERSITY AND ENDEMISM OF MEXICO'S TERRESTRIAL HABITATS
Ecological
zone  
  

Number of
species (approx.)

Number of endemic species (approx.)
1 Humid tropical 5000 250
2 Subhumid tropical 6000 2400
3 Humid temperate 3000 900
4 Subhumid temperate 7000 4900
5 Arid/Semi-arid 6000 3600
7 Aquatic 1000 150
Others 2000 400