Brugmansia - IUCN Red List extinct in the wild

Exotic Earth Plants is growing a collection of Brugmansia species to support the current red listing status. 


All seven species are listed as extinct in the wild by the IUCN Red List.  . These species are then divided into two natural, genetically isolated groups cold growing (CG) and warm growing (WG):




  1. Brugmansia Arborea - Andes - Ecuador to northern Chile (CG)

  2. Brugmansia Sanguinea - Andes - Colombia to northern Chile (CG)

  3. Brugmansia Vulcanicola - Andes - Colombia to Ecuador (CG)

  4. Brugmansia Aurea - Andes - Venezuela to Ecuador (WG)

  5. Brugmansia Insignis - E. Andes foothills - Colombia to Bolivia (WG)

  6. Brugmansia Suaveolens - Southeast Brazil (WG)

  7. Brugmansia Versicolor - Ecuador (WG)

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Q. What is Brugmansia? A. Brugmansia are native to tropical regions of South America, along the Andes from Venezuela, through Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia to northern Chile, and also in south-eastern Br