Ecuador is the top country by threatened plant species in the world. As of 2016, threatened plant species in Ecuador was 1,856 number that accounts for 12.92 % of the world's threatened plant species. The top 5 countries (others are Malaysia, Madagascar, the United Republic of Tanzania, and China) account for 30.36 % of it. The world's total threatened plant species was estimated at 14,362 number in 2016.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
Higher plants are native vascular plant species. Threatened species are the number of species classified by the IUCN as endangered, vulnerable, rare, indeterminate, out of danger, or insufficiently known.