TITLE

RELACION DE ALGUNAS PLANTAS Y HONGOS MEXICANOS RAROS, AMENAZADOS O EN PELIGRO DE EXTINCION Y SUGERENCIAS PARA SU CONSERVACION

AUTHOR(S)
Vovides, Andrew P.; Luna, Victor; Medina, Guadalupe
PUB. DATE
July 1997
SOURCE
Acta Botanica Mexicana;1997 Supplement, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A revised list of some rare, threatened and endangered plant species of Mexico is presented. Listing is by IUCN category, vegetation type and state. A list of threatened fungi is included for the first time. The role of the botanic gardens in the conservation of these species is discussed. A numerical analysis of the reported species by family, IUCN category and vegetation is also presented.
ACCESSION #
22451737

Tags: ENDANGERED plants;  PLANT species;  ENDANGERED fungi;  ENDANGERED species;  BOTANICAL gardens

 

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