List of Extinct in the Wild Plants

Updated: Apr 18, 2018


As of July 2016, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) lists 37 extinct in the wild plant species. Surprisingly 7 of the 37 plants listed are Brugmansia which only highlights the importance of Ex-Situ conservation programs and the importance of the work we are carrying out at Exotic Earth Plants to grow a collection of this species. All seven species are extinct in the wild, although they are popular ornamental plants and still exist wild in other areas as an introduced species.




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37 Extinct in the Wild Plant Species

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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