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Regional Overview of Mexico
Table 29. Threatened plant species of Mexico

Plant group


Ex


Ex/V


E


E/V


V


R


I


Total

Lichens 1   1         2
Ferns 1   1   4 19 4 29
Gymnosperms 2   18   8 18 1 47
Monocotyledons 2   42 1 126 169 29 369
Dicotyledons 8 4 82 2 179 471 54 800
Total 14 4 144 3 317 677 88 1247
                 
Ex = extinct, E = endangered, V = vulnerable, R = rare, I = indeterminate (E, V or R).
Source: World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC) 1993.