A conservation appraisal of the rare and endemic vascular plants of Pitcairn Island

@article{Kingston2004ACA,
  title={A conservation appraisal of the rare and endemic vascular plants of Pitcairn Island},
  author={Naomi Kingston and Steve E. Waldren},
  journal={Biodiversity & Conservation},
  year={2004},
  volume={14},
  pages={781-800}
}
The flora of the Pitcairn Islands consists of 81 species, of which 10 are endemic. IUCN Red List threat categories show that over 60% of the indigenous flora is threatened within the island, and over 20% is threatened globally. To provide a more objective regional assessment that could prioritise conservation management, a system of threat scores was applied to each taxon based on potential threat due to habitat damage or exploitation. The main threats affecting the flora and vegetation are… CONTINUE READING

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