Near Threatened

Taxa in the category - Near Threatened:

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Agathis silbae de Laub.

Endemic to Vanuatu where, although it is not directly threatened, the population is small with perhaps less than 1000 mature individuals. Read full species entry >

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Amentotaxus argotaenia (Hance) Pilg

A widespread species that only ever occurs in small isolated populations. It is currently assessed as Near Threatened due to range wide deforestation. Read full species entry >

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Cephalotaxus fortunei var. alpina H.L.Li

A poorly known variety from the mountains in SW China. Deforestation is likely to have had an impact within its restricted range and therefore it has been assessed as Near Threatened. Read full species entry >

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Cephalotaxus latifolia W.C.Cheng & L.K.Fu ex L.K.Fu & R.R.Mill

A difficult to identify species that is likely to be widespread in China. Past exploitation for medicinal use and deforestation have resulted in an an assessment of Near Threatened. Read full species entry >

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Cupressus cashmeriana Royle ex Carrière

The sacred tree and national emblem of Bhutan has been heavily exploited for its timber that is an essential part of Bhutanese temples. Very few natural stands remain, and these are almost all in remote inaccessible valleys. Frequently cultivated in Bhutan, NE India and Nepal. Read full species entry >

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Juniperus navicularis Gand.

A small shrub to 2m that is restricted to coastal dune systems in southwestern Portual and a small area of Spain. Tourism development, agricultural and forestry activities are the main threats. Read full species entry >

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Juniperus pingii W.C.Cheng

A variable, high altitude juniper that is usually found as a prostrate shurb (var wilsonii) in SW China and on the Tibetan Plateau. Grazing and firewood collection have led to a suspected reduction of almost 30% so that it has been assessed as Near Threatened. Read full species entry >

J. pingii and other conifers, Baima Shan
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Juniperus recurva var coxii (A.B.Jacks.) Melville

A graceful weeping tree from SW China and the adjoining Himalayas. Large trees are now rare as its timber has been highly valued for coffins and furniture. Currently it is assessed as Near Threatened. Read full species entry >

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