Endangered Plants of South America
Show plants in South America with profiles available.
Show all plants of concern in South America.
Click on the species name to view all info that is currently available.

Common Name Range ***
Abarema spp. (10) Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Honduras, Sri Lanka
Acacia spp. (2) Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, British Virgin Islands, Cuba, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Hawaii, India, Jamaica, Mozambique, Papua New Guinea, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Yemen
Acalypha spp. (6) China, Ecuador, French Polynesia, Taiwan
Acanthosyris spp. (2) Bolivia, Ecuador
Acca lanuginosa Peru
Achyrocline spp. (3) Ecuador
Acidocroton spp. (1) Colombia, Jamaica
Aciotis spp. (2) Ecuador
Acmella leucantha Ecuador
Acrosorium papenfussii Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Adenostemma spp. (2) Ecuador
Aechmea spp. (10) Ecuador
Aegiphila spp. (8) Belize, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
Aequatorium spp. (6) Ecuador, Peru
Aetheolaena spp. (10) Ecuador
Ageratina spp. (3) Ecuador
Ageratum iltisii Ecuador
Aiouea spp. (3) Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica
Aiphanes spp. (6) Colombia, Ecuador
Albizia spp. (3) Angola, Argentina, Benin, Brazil, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Dominican Republic, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Jamaica, Mauritius, Mexico, New Caledonia, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Republic of Congo, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Togo, Uganda, Venezuela
Alchornea spp. (2) Ecuador
Algarrobillo Espinoso Argentina
Allomarkgrafia ecuatoriana Ecuador
Alloneuron spp. (2) Ecuador
Allophylus spp. (1) Cameroon, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ecuador, Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Jamaica, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
Alloplectus spp. (2) Ecuador
Aloysia dodsoniorum Ecuador
Alseis lugonis Ecuador
Alsophila esmeraldensis Ecuador
Alternanthera spp. (8) Ecuador
Amanoa spp. (1) Angola, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ecuador, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Amarillo Guayaquil Colombia
Amburana spp. (2) Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru
American Mahogany Central and South America
Ampelocera longissima Ecuador
Amphitecna spp. (1) Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
Amsinckia marginata Ecuador
Andean Wax Palm (5) Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela
Andropogon spp. (3) Ecuador
Anemone jamesonii Ecuador
Angostura alipes Ecuador
Aniba spp. (11) Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
Annona spp. (10) Cuba, Ecuador, Jamaica, Panama, Peru, Venezuela
Antarctic Cudweed Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Anthodiscus spp. (2) Colombia
Aphanactis spp. (2) Ecuador
Aphanes cotopaxiensis Ecuador
Aphelandra spp. (15) Ecuador
Arachniodes squamulosa Ecuador
Arachnothryx spp. (2) Ecuador
Arapatiella psilophylla Brazil
Arara Nut Tree Brazil
Araucaria spp. (2) Argentina, Australia (Norfolk Island), Brazil, Chile, New Caledonia, Paraguay
Aristeguietia spp. (3) Ecuador
Aristida guayllabambensis Ecuador
Arrojadoa spp. (2) Brazil
Arthrocereus spp. (3) Brazil
Aspidosperma spp. (2) Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Paraguay, Peru
Asplenium spp. (2) China, Ecuador, Hawaii, St. Helena, Yemen
Asplundia spp. (13) Ecuador
Aster quitensis Ecuador
Asterogyne spp. (2) Venezuela
Asterophorum mennegae Suriname
Astragalus bidentatus Ecuador
Astragalus sprucei Ecuador
Astrocaryum spp. (2) Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana
Athyana weinmannifolia Argentina, Bolivia
Aulonemia longiaristata Ecuador
Austrofolium equatorianum Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Axinaea spp. (5) Ecuador
Ayapana ecuadorensis Ecuador
Ayapanopsis luteynii Ecuador
Bactris spp. (4) Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Jamaica, Peru
Badilloa atrescens Ecuador
Banara spp. (4) Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Puerto Rico
Barnadesia spp. (2) Ecuador
Bartlettina campii Ecuador
Bartsia spp. (2) Ecuador
Baru Tree Brazil
Bauhinia spp. (7) Brazil, Ecuador, Honduras, Kenya, Peru, South Africa, Tanzania
Bedstraw (3) California, Ecuador
Begonia spp. (32) Cameroon, China, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Mauritania, Nigeria, Yemen
Berberis spp. (3) California, China, Ecuador, India, Kazakhstan, Peru
Besleria spp. (2) Ecuador
Bicuiba oleifera Brazil
Bidens simplicifolia Ecuador
Big Leaf Mahogany South America
Biophytum heinrichsae Ecuador
Bitterwood Venezuela
Blakea spp. (16) Colombia, Ecuador, Honduras, Panama
Blechnum spp. (3) China, Ecuador
Bolbitis riparia Ecuador
Bolivian Mountain Coconut Bolivia
Bomarea spp. (14) Ecuador
Bombacopsis quinata Colombia, Venezuela
Bonnetia spp. (12) Colombia, Guyana, Venezuela
Bothriochloa campii Ecuador
Brachyotum spp. (16) Ecuador
Brasilicereus markgrafii Brazil
Brazil-nut Tree Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
Brazilian Rain Tree Brazil
Brosimum glaziovii Brazil
Brownea santanderensis Colombia
Browneopsis spp. (3) Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
Brugmansia spp. (3) Ecuador
Brunellia spp. (17) Colombia, Ecuador, Panama
Buchenavia spp. (4) Brazil
Bucquetia nigritella Ecuador
Buddleja spp. (4) China, Ecuador, Taiwan
Bulnesia carrapo Colombia
Bunchosia spp. (1) Cuba, Ecuador, Jamaica
Burmeistera spp. (18) Ecuador
Bursera spp. (1) Ecuador (Galapagos Islands), Jamaica, Vietnam
Bushmint (4) Ecuador
Button Cactus Brazil
Byttneria spp. (7) Ecuador
Cacosmia spp. (2) Ecuador
Caesalpinia spp. (2) Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Hawaii, Paraguay, Vietnam
Calamagrostis spp. (8) Ecuador, Hawaii
Calathea spp. (21) Ecuador
Calatola columbiana Colombia
Calea spp. (3) Ecuador
Calliandra spp. (3) Ecuador, Jamaica, Peru
Calycorectes spp. (5) Brazil, Peru
Campomanesia spp. (7) Brazil
Campyloneurum oellgaardii Ecuador
Candle Tree (1) Colombia, Panama
Caper Shrub (2) Ecuador, Hawaii, India, Mexico, Panama, Peru
Caraipa utilis Peru
Carapa megistocarpa Ecuador
Cardamine lojanensis Ecuador
Carex spp. (4) California, Ecuador, North Carolina
Carica spp. (5) Ecuador, Jamaica
Carlowrightia ecuadoriana Ecuador
Caryodaphnopsis cogolloi Colombia
Casearia spp. (2) Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Panama, Sao Tome and Principe, Tanzania
Castilleja ecuadorensis Ecuador
Cecropia spp. (6) Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
Cedrela lilloi South America
Cedro Misionero South America
Ceiba rosea Colombia
Centaurodendron spp. (2) Chile
Centronia spp. (4) Colombia, Peru
Centropogon spp. (42) Ecuador
Ceradenia spp. (2) Ecuador
Cereus mirabella Brazil
Cestrum spp. (3) Ecuador
Chigua spp. (2) Colombia
Chilean Cedar Argentina, Chile
Chilean Plum Yew Argentina, Chile
Chilean Wine Palm Chile
Chimborazoa lachnocarpa Ecuador
Chloroleucon eurycyclum Venezuela
Chloroleucon extortum Brazil
Chlorospatha spp. (4) Ecuador
Christmas Cactus Brazil
Chrysophyllum spp. (11) Brazil, Colombia, Cote d'Ivoire, Cuba, Ghana, Peru, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
Chuquiraga arcuata Ecuador
Chusquea spp. (4) Ecuador
Cigar-box Wood South America
Cinchona spp. (4) Ecuador
Cinnamomum spp. (1) China, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, India, Peru, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Vietnam
Cipocereus spp. (4) Brazil
Citharexylum spp. (8) Cuba, Ecuador, Peru
Clavija spp. (5) Ecuador, Peru
Clethra spp. (2) Ecuador, Indonesia, Panama
Clibadium spp. (10) Ecuador
Clidemia spp. (10) Ecuador
Clinopodium mutabile Ecuador
Clitoria spp. (4) Ecuador, Peru
Clusia spp. (8) Colombia, Ecuador, Jamaica, Panama, Peru
Cnidoscolus spp. (2) Ecuador
Cobaea spp. (2) Ecuador
Coccoloba spp. (1) Argentina, Bolivia, Cuba, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Puerto Rico
Coleocephalocereus purpureus Brazil
Colignonia pentoptera Ecuador
Colombian Walnut Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
Commoner Lignum Vitae Central and South America
Condaminea spp. (3) Peru
Cone-Like Turk's Head Cactus Brazil
Connarus spp. (1) Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Malaysia
Conostegia spp. (1) Colombia, Jamaica, Panama
Conta Palm Chile
Copaifera spp. (1) Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Panama, Sierra Leone, Suriname
Coprosma spp. (2) Chile, New Zealand
Coralberry (6) Cameroon, Costa Rica, Ecuador, India, Jamaica, Panama, Peru, Philippines
Cordia spp. (5) Africa, Central America, North America, South America
Corythophora labriculata Suriname
Corytoplectus cutucuensis Ecuador
Costus spp. (2) Ecuador
Cotopaxia asplundii Ecuador
Couepia spp. (3) Brazil, Ecuador, Panama
Couratari spp. (10) Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
Coursetia spp. (4) Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador
Coussapoa spp. (4) Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador
Coussarea spp. (5) Ecuador, Mexico
Coyote Bush (7) Ecuador
Cratylia bahiensis Brazil
Cremastosperma spp. (3) Peru
Cremosperma spp. (3) Ecuador
Critonia eggersii Ecuador
Critoniopsis spp. (9) Ecuador
Cronquistianthus spp. (5) Ecuador
Crossothamnus gentryi Ecuador
Crownbeard (11) Brazil, Ecuador, Jamaica
Ctenitis pallatangana Ecuador
Cuatrecasanthus flexipappus Ecuador
Cuatresia harlingiana Ecuador
Cucurbita ecuadorensis Ecuador
Cuminia spp. (2) Chile
Cupania riopalenquensis Ecuador
Cuscuta prismatica Ecuador
Cyathea spp. (7) Ecuador, Puerto Rico
Cybianthus cogolloi Colombia
Cynanchum spp. (19) China, Ecuador
Cyperus spp. (1) Cameroon, Ecuador, Hawaii
Dacryodes spp. (1) Brunei Darussalam, Cameroon, Colombia, Gabon, Malaysia
Dalea spp. (3) Alabama, Ecuador, Illinois, Tennessee
Daniellia oblonga Ecuador
Danthonia holm-nielsenii Ecuador
Daphnopsis spp. (5) Cuba, Ecuador, Peru, Puerto Rico
Darwiniothamnus alternifolius Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Dasphyllum spp. (2) Ecuador
Dendropanax spp. (2) China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Honduras, Jamaica, Malaysia, Mexico, Panama, Peru
Dendrophorbium spp. (12) Ecuador
Dendrophthora spp. (10) Ecuador
Dendroseris spp. (11) Chile
Dennstaedtia spp. (3) Ecuador
Deprea ecuatoriana Ecuador
Diastema spp. (2) Ecuador
Dichapetalum spp. (1) Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Sao Tome and Principe
Dicliptera spp. (2) Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ecuador
Dicranopygium spp. (3) Ecuador
Dictyota galapagensis Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Dicypellium caryophyllaceum Brazil
Dioscorea spp. (4) Ecuador
Diospyros spp. (2) Asia, Australia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, China, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ecuador, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, India, Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Indonesia, Kenya, Laos, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, New Caledonia, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Congo, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Uganda, Vietnam
Diplokeleba herzogi Bolivia
Diplostephium spp. (8) Ecuador
Dipteryx charapilla Peru
Disciphania spp. (2) Ecuador
Discocactus spp. (5) Brazil
Distichia acicularis Ecuador
Ditassa anderssonii Ecuador
Ditaxis macrantha Ecuador
Draba spp. (10) Ecuador
Dracontium croatii Ecuador
Drepanolejeunea spp. (1) Brazil, Cuba, Philippines
Drimys confertifolia Chile
Drymaria spp. (2) Ecuador
Drymonia spp. (8) Ecuador
Duguetia spp. (2) Cameroon, Ecuador, Gabon, Nigeria, Suriname
Dulacia crassa Guyana
Dussia foxii Peru
Dwarf Gentian (17) Ecuador
Ecclinusa spp. (3) Brazil, Venezuela
Echinodorus eglandulosus Ecuador
Echinolaena ecuadoriana Ecuador
Ecuadendron acosta-solisianum Ecuador
Egletes humifusa Ecuador
Elaeagia spp. (2) Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico
Elaphandra spp. (3) Ecuador
Enche-Cangalha Brazil
Erato sodiroi Ecuador
Ericentrodea homogama Ecuador
Erigeron spp. (3) Ecuador, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Oregon
Eriotheca peruviana Peru
Erythrina spp. (3) Cuba, Ecuador, French Polynesia, Indonesia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Tanzania, Virgin Islands
Erythrochiton giganteus Ecuador
Erythroxylum spp. (2) Cuba, Ecuador, Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Jamaica, Malaysia, Peru, Sri Lanka, Yemen
Eschweilera spp. (21) Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
Esenbeckia spp. (2) Brazil, Colombia
Espostoopsis dybowskii Brazil
Eucharis astrophiala Ecuador
Eucrosia spp. (3) Ecuador
Eudema nubigena Ecuador
Eugenia spp. (12) Brazil, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Hawaii, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Laos, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Peru, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka
Euphorbia spp. (4) Ecuador, Ethiopia, Hawaii, India, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Peru, Republic of Congo, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Spain, St. Helena, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Euplassa spp. (2) Ecuador, Peru
Euterpe luminosa Peru
Facheiroa cephaliomelana Brazil
Fagara spp. (2) Chile, Cote d'Ivoire
False Tungoiltree Colombia
False-plantain Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Faramea spp. (2) Ecuador, Peru
Festuca spp. (5) Ecuador
Few-Spined Turks-Cap Cactus Brazil
Fig Tree (13) Bolivia, Brazil, Cuba, Ecuador, Guyana, India, Indian Ocean (Reunion), Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Kenya, Mauritius, Mexico, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Philippines, South Africa, Tanzania
Filmy Fern (7) Ecuador
Fir Clubmoss (11) Ecuador, Hawaii
Fissidens hydropogon Ecuador
Flamingo Flower (53) Ecuador
Fleischmannia spp. (3) Ecuador
Floscaldasia azorelloides Ecuador
Flueggea spp. (1) Ecuador, Hawaii, Turkey
Flying Goldfish (16) Ecuador
Francisco Ecuador
Freziera spp. (32) Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guadeloupe, Martinique - West Indies, Panama, Peru, Venezuela, West Indies (Dominica)
Fringe Tree (6) Brazil, Florida, India, Jamaica, Malaysia, Peru, Venezuela, Zambia
Froelichia spp. (2) Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Fuchsia spp. (8) Ecuador
Galapagos Kelp Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Galapagos Stringweed Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Galaxaura barbata Ecuador
Galvezia lanceolata Ecuador
Gasteranthus spp. (16) Ecuador
Gaultheria nubigena Argentina, Chile
Geissanthus spp. (6) Ecuador
Geonoma irena Ecuador
Geranium spp. (8) Ecuador, Hawaii
Gnaphalium spp. (5) Ecuador
Gomidesia mugnifolia Brazil
Gonolobus spp. (2) Ecuador
Gonzalagunia spp. (4) Ecuador
Gracilaria skottsbergii Ecuador
Graffenrieda spp. (4) Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru
Grammitis basalis Ecuador
Gray Matplant Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Greigia spp. (2) Ecuador
Grias spp. (4) Colombia, Ecuador
Grosvenoria spp. (3) Ecuador
Guarea spp. (15) Brazil, Cameroon, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Gabon, Ghana, Haiti, Jamaica, Liberia, Nigeria, Panama, Peru, Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, Uganda
Guatambu Blanco Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay
Guatteria spp. (15) Brazil, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Venezuela
Guatteriopsis ramiflora Peru
Guettarda spp. (1) Jamaica, New Caledonia, Peru
Guevaria spp. (2) Ecuador
Gunnera aequatoriensis Ecuador
Gustavia spp. (16) Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Venezuela
Guzmania spp. (37) Ecuador
Gynoxys spp. (18) Ecuador, Peru
Haesselia roraimensis Guyana
Halenia spp. (3) Ecuador
Hampea spp. (1) Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama
Haplopappus albicans Ecuador
Hebeclinium obtusisquamosum Ecuador
Hecistopteris pinnatifida Ecuador
Hedyosmum spp. (1) Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama
Heisteria spp. (2) Ecuador
Heliconia spp. (16) Ecuador
Helicostylis heterotricha Brazil
Heliotropium spp. (2) Ecuador, Yemen
Henriettella spp. (3) Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana
Hernandia spp. (1) Cuba, Ecuador, French Polynesia, Indian Ocean (Reunion), Jamaica, Mauritius, Pitcairn
Herrania spp. (3) Colombia, Ecuador
Hibiscus spp. (1) Ecuador, Hawaii, Mauritius, Yemen
Hieracium spp. (3) Ecuador, Italy
Hieronima spp. (1) Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador
Hiraea perplexa Ecuador
Hirtella spp. (2) Colombia, Ecuador, Tanzania
Hoffmannia ecuatoriana Ecuador
Holly (20) Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Malaysia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, Venezuela
Holywood Lignum Vitae Central and South America
Huberodendron patinoi Colombia, Ecuador
Huilaea spp. (7) Colombia, Ecuador
Humiriastrum melanocarpum Colombia
Hydrocotyle spp. (3) Ecuador
Hyospathe macrorhachis Ecuador
Ichthyothere pastazensis Ecuador
Idiopappus saloyensis Ecuador
Inga spp. (63) Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Martinique - West Indies, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela, West Indies (Dominica)
Iochroma spp. (2) Ecuador
Ipomaea chrysocalyx Ecuador
Ipomoea pulcherrima Peru
Irenella chrysotricha Ecuador
Iresine pedicellata Ecuador
Iryanthera spp. (2) Brazil, Panama
Isoglossa nervosa Ecuador
Jacaranda spp. (1) Argentina, Bolivia, Cuba
Jacqueshuberia loretensis Peru
Jalcophila ecuadorensis Ecuador
Jasminocereus thouarsii Ecuador
Jatropha spp. (1) Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico
Jequitiba Tree (8) Brazil
Joosia spp. (6) Ecuador
Joseanthus spp. (3) Ecuador
Juglans peruviana Peru
Jungia spp. (5) Ecuador
Kageneckia lanceolata Bolivia, Peru
Kaunia pachanoi Ecuador
Kielmeyera peruviana Peru
Kingianthus spp. (2) Ecuador
Klarobelia spp. (2) Ecuador
Kotchubaea montana Peru
Lachemilla spp. (5) Ecuador
Ladenbergia spp. (7) Ecuador, Peru
Lafoensia replicata Brazil
Lantana pastazensis Ecuador
Larnax spp. (3) Ecuador
Laurencia oppositocladia Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Lava Cactus Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Leafflower (3) Cameroon, Ecuador, Ghana, Guinea, Jamaica, Liberia, Mauritius, Panama
Leandra pastazana Ecuador
Lecocarpus lecocarpoides Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Lecointea ovalifolia Peru
Lecythis spp. (6) Brazil, Guyana
Lemna ecuadoriensis Ecuador
Lepechinia spp. (3) Ecuador
Lepidaploa violiceps Ecuador
Lepidium spp. (2) Ecuador, Hawaii, Utah
Lepidopilum grevilleanum Ecuador
Lepidothamnus fonkii Argentina
Leptolejeunea tridentata Colombia
Leucochloron foederale Brazil
Liabum barclayae Ecuador
Licania spp. (8) Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru
Lidflower (2) British Virgin Islands, Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, Peru, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
Linum cratericola Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Lippia salicifolia Ecuador
Lithophila subscaposa Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Llerasia spp. (2) Ecuador
Lobelia spp. (2) Ecuador, Hawaii, Namibia
Logwood (1) Colombia, Hawaii, India, Jamaica, New Caledonia, Philippines, Puerto Rico
Loricaria spp. (4) Ecuador
Loxopterygium grisebachii Argentina, Bolivia
Ludwigia anastomosans Brazil
Lupinus macbrideanus Peru
Lupinus nubigenus Ecuador
Luteolejeunea herzogii Colombia, Peru
Lycianthes spp. (2) Ecuador
Lycoseris eggersii Ecuador
Lysipomia spp. (15) Ecuador
Machaerium spp. (2) Brazil, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru
Macleania loeseneriana Ecuador
Macrocarpaea spp. (1) Ecuador, Jamaica
Macrocnemum spp. (2) Peru
Macrolobium spp. (4) Colombia, Peru, Suriname
Macrosamanea spp. (2) Brazil
Magnolia (24) Belize, Bolivia, China, Colombia, Cuba, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Mexico, Myanmar, Panama, Taiwan
Maiden Fern (14) Ecuador, Puerto Rico
Malmea cuspidata Peru
Malouetia isthmica Colombia
Mandevilla spp. (3) Ecuador
Manettia spp. (7) Ecuador
Manilkara Tree (11) Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti, Indonesia, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Venezuela
Marcgravia grandifolia Ecuador
Marcgraviastrum spp. (2) Ecuador
Marila spp. (2) Peru, Suriname
Markea spp. (3) Ecuador
Mascagnia haenkeana Ecuador
Matisia spp. (5) Ecuador, Panama, Peru
Mauria spp. (3) Ecuador, Peru
Mayna spp. (2) Colombia
Maytenus spp. (3) Ecuador, Ethiopia, Honduras, Jamaica, Malaysia, Mexico, Panama, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Thailand, Virgin Islands (British and US), Yemen
Meliosma spp. (3) Ecuador, Panama, Peru
Melocactus pachyacanthus Brazil
Melpomene brevipes Ecuador
Meriania spp. (18) Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama
Metalepis spp. (2) Ecuador
Metastelma spp. (1) British Virgin Islands, Ecuador
Metteniusa spp. (4) Colombia
Mezia tomentosa Ecuador
Mezilaurus spp. (2) Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Peru, Suriname
Mezobromelia spp. (2) Ecuador
Miconia spp. (99) Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Jamaica, Panama, Peru
Micranthocereus spp. (5) Brazil
Micropholis spp. (11) Brazil, Cuba, Peru, Venezuela
Micropolypodium aphelolepis Ecuador
Mikania spp. (10) Ecuador
Milkvine (10) Ecuador
Milkwood (2) Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Cuba, Indian Ocean (Mauritius - Reunion Island), Indonesia, Jamaica, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Puerto Rico
Milkwort (1) Ecuador, Greece, Italy, United States (Florida), Yemen
Mimosa spp. (6) Brazil, Ecuador, Peru
Mistletoe Cactus (5) Brazil
Mollia glabrescens Guyana
Mollinedia spp. (7) Brazil, Honduras, Nicaragua
Monactis spp. (5) Ecuador
Monnina spp. (7) Ecuador
Monopyle spp. (4) Ecuador
Monotagma rudanii Ecuador
Monticalia spp. (5) Ecuador
Moore's Plantain Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Mosannona spp. (2) Ecuador, Peru
Mouriri spp. (3) Colombia, Ecuador
Muhlenbergia palmirensis Ecuador
Munnozia spp. (5) Ecuador
Mutisia spp. (8) Ecuador
Myrceugenia spp. (10) Brazil, Chile
Myrcia spp. (7) Brazil, Ecuador, Jamaica, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico
Myrcianthes spp. (4) Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru
Myrciaria spp. (3) Brazil, Paraguay
Myriocolea irrorata Ecuador
Myriocoleopsis fluviatilis Brazil
Myriogramme kylinii Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Myrsine spp. (6) Ecuador, French Polynesia, Hawaii, New Zealand, Peru, Pitcairn
Nasa spp. (16) Ecuador
Naucleopsis spp. (2) Brazil, Ecuador
Nautilocalyx spp. (3) Ecuador
Nectandra spp. (33) Antigua, Barbuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, West Indies
Neomitranthes spp. (2) Brazil
Neosprucea sararensis Colombia
Neriacanthus harlingii Ecuador
Neurolepis spp. (6) Ecuador
Nierembergia espinosae Ecuador
Niphogeton sprucei Ecuador
Nototriche ecuadoriensis Ecuador
Oblivia ceronii Ecuador
Ocotea spp. (12) Africa, Central America, Mexico, South America
Odontocarya perforata Ecuador
Odontonema laxum Ecuador
Oenocarpus circumtextus Colombia
Oligactis spp. (3) Ecuador
Ophryosporus densiflorus Ecuador
Oreopanax spp. (15) Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru
Oritrophium spp. (3) Ecuador
Orphanodendron bernalii Colombia
Orthotrichum spp. (1) Asia, Europe, South America
Ossaea spp. (4) Ecuador
Otholobium holosericeum Ecuador
Ouratea spp. (1) Colombia, Costa Rica, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kenya, Liberia, Mexico, Panama, Sao Tome and Principe, Tanzania
Palicourea spp. (25) Ecuador, Jamaica, Peru
Palo Barroso Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay
Palo Papel Argentina, Bolivia
Pamianthe parviflora Ecuador
Pamphilia vilcabambae Peru
Panicum spp. (1) Ecuador, Hawaii, Yemen
Pappobolus spp. (7) Ecuador, Peru
Paradrymonia spp. (5) Ecuador
Paragynoxys regis Ecuador
Paramachaerium schunkei Peru
Parathesis spp. (2) Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama
Parodiodendron marginivillosum Argentina, Bolivia
Paspalum spp. (3) Ecuador
Passion Flower (22) Ecuador
Patagonian Cypress Argentina, Chile
Paullinia navicularis Ecuador
Pearcea spp. (8) Ecuador
Pecluma pastazensis Ecuador
Pentacalia spp. (22) Ecuador
Pentagonia spp. (3) Ecuador
Pentaplaris huaoranica Ecuador
Pepinia spp. (6) Ecuador
Pepper Vine (56) Ecuador, Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Perebea glabrifolia Brazil
Pereskia aureiflora Brazil
Peritassa killipii Peru
Persea spp. (7) Belize, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Suriname
Phaedranassa spp. (6) Ecuador
Phalacraea ecuadorensis Ecuador
Pharus ecuadoricus Ecuador
Phaseolus spp. (2) Ecuador
Philodendron spp. (10) Ecuador
Phinaea ecuadorana Ecuador
Phoradendron spp. (5) Ecuador
Phragmotheca rubriflora Colombia
Phycodrina elegans Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Phyllostemonodaphne geminiflora Brazil
Phyllostylon orthopterum Bolivia
Phytelephas spp. (2) Colombia, Ecuador
Picramnia bullata Peru
Pilea spp. (9) Ecuador, Mauritius
Pilgerodendron uviferum Argentina, Chile
Pilosocereus spp. (8) Brazil, Cuba, Florida
Piptadenia weberbaueri Peru
Pitavia punctata Chile
Pitcairnia spp. (22) Ecuador
Pithecellobium spp. (2) Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Cuba, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Paraguay
Plagiocheilus peduncularis Ecuador
Plagiochila wolframii Peru
Plathymenia foliolosa Brazil
Platymiscium spp. (1) Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru
Pleuropetalum darwinii Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Pleurothyrium spp. (2) Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Panama
Pocketbook Flower (25) Ecuador
Podandrogyne spp. (3) Ecuador
Podocarpus spp. (5) Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, North America, Oceanic, South America
Poecilanthe ovalifolia Suriname
Polybotrya andina Ecuador
Polylepis spp. (14) Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Peru
Polypodium spp. (3) Ecuador
Polystichum bonapartii Ecuador
Polystichum bulbiferum Ecuador
Pourouma spp. (2) Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
Pouteria Tree (56) Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, North America, South America
Pradosia spp. (7) Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador
Prestonia spp. (4) Ecuador
Prickly Pear (6) California, Ecuador, Mexico
Protium spp. (1) Colombia, Costa Rica, Malaysia, Panama, Philippines
Prunus spp. (3) Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America, South America
Pseuderanthemum spp. (1) Cameroon, Ecuador, Nigeria
Pseudoacanthocereus brasiliensis Brazil
Pseudogynoxys spp. (2) Ecuador
Pseudolaingia hancockii Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Pseudolmedia spp. (2) Brazil, Ecuador
Pseudoxandra williamsii Peru
Psidium spp. (2) Cuba, Ecuador, Peru, Puerto Rico
Psilanthele eggersii Ecuador
Psittacanthus barlowii Ecuador
Psychotria spp. (7) Cameroon, Cuba, Ecuador, French Polynesia, Hawaii, India, Jamaica, Kenya, New Caledonia, Nigeria, Peru, Sao Tome and Principe, Sri Lanka, Tanzania
Pteromonnina fosbergii Ecuador
Ptilochaeta nudipes Argentina, Bolivia
Purple Yatay Palm Brazil
Puya spp. (10) Ecuador
Qeule Chile
Qualea spp. (2) Peru
Quararibea spp. (3) Colombia, Costa Rica, Honduras, Panama, Peru, Venezuela
Quillwort (1) China, Ecuador, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Taiwan
Racinaea spp. (9) Ecuador
Radiator Plant (45) Cameroon, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Puerto Rico
Randia carlosiana Ecuador
Reldia spp. (2) Ecuador
Renealmia spp. (3) Ecuador
Retrophyllum rospigliosii Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela
Rhaphithamnus venustus Chile
Ribes spp. (2) Ecuador, Italy, Uzbekistan
Rinorea spp. (15) Brazil, Cameroon, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Mexico, Panama, Sao Tome and Principe, Venezuela
Rock-cress Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Rollinia spp. (13) Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
Romeroa verticillata Colombia
Rondeletia spp. (1) Jamaica, Mexico, Peru
Ronnbergia campanulata Ecuador
Rosewood (2) Belize, Brazil, Cambodia, Cameroon, China, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Laos, Madagascar, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Tanzania, Thailand, Vietnam
Roupala spp. (4) Ecuador, Peru
Ruagea spp. (3) Bolivia, Ecuador
Rubus spp. (2) Ecuador
Rudgea spp. (4) Brazil, Peru
Rumex andinus Ecuador
Rushfoil (11) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ecuador, Ghana, India, Kenya, Malaysia, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Sao Tome and Principe, Tanzania, Vietnam, Yemen
Rustia spp. (3) Ecuador
Sabicea spp. (1) Cameroon, Ecuador, Nigeria
Saccoloma spp. (2) Ecuador
Sage (10) Cyprus, Ecuador
Sanchezia lampra Ecuador
Sandwort (1) California, Ecuador, Kentucky, Spain, Tennessee
Sapium spp. (1) Argentina, Bolivia, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Mexico, Philippines, Tanzania
Sarcaulus spp. (4) Brazil, Ecuador, Peru
Saurauia spp. (11) China, Ecuador, Guatemala, Indonesia, Mexico, Panama
Sauvagesia brevipetala Ecuador
Scalesia spp. (14) Ecuador
Schinopsis haenkeana Argentina, Bolivia
Schinus venturi Argentina, Bolivia
Schizymenia ecuadoreana Ecuador
Schlumbergera opuntioides Brazil
Schmardaea microphylla Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela
Schradera campii Ecuador
Sciadocephala asplundii Ecuador
Sclerolobium spp. (3) Brazil
Scutellaria spp. (2) Ecuador
Sebastiania spp. (1) Jamaica, Peru
Securidaca leiocarpa Ecuador
Selaginella spp. (2) Ecuador
Senecio spp. (1) Argentina, Mauritius, Spain
Senna spp. (2) Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Haiti, Panama
Serjania brevipes Ecuador
Sessea sodiroi Ecuador
Shorea spp. (1) Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam
Silvery Buttercup Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Simira spp. (2) Ecuador, Peru
Siparuna spp. (8) Ecuador
Siphocampylus spp. (11) Ecuador
Siphoneugenia spp. (3) Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil
Skottsbergia paradoxa Argentina
Sloanea spp. (2) Honduras, New Caledonia, Suriname
Solanopteris tuberosum Ecuador
Solanum spp. (21) Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Hawaii, Panama, Puerto Rico
Sophora spp. (3) Chile, French Polynesia, India, Jamaica
Sorocea spp. (2) Brazil, Ecuador
Souari Tree (3) Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela
Southern Beech (2) Chile, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea
Spanish Moss (25) Ecuador
Spatoglossum schmittii Ecuador
Sphaeradenia spp. (3) Ecuador
Sphaerolejeunea umbilicata Colombia
Spruceanthus theobromae Ecuador
St. John's-wort (6) Ecuador, Ethiopia, Florida, Yemen
Stachys spp. (2) Ecuador
Stachytarpheta spp. (2) Ecuador
Stenandrium harlingii Ecuador
Stenopadus andicola Ecuador
Stenospermation spp. (3) Ecuador
Stenostephanus spp. (5) Ecuador
Stephanopodium spp. (2) Brazil, Ecuador
Steriphoma urbani Ecuador
Stevia spp. (3) Ecuador
Stigmaphyllon spp. (3) Ecuador
Stilpnophyllum grandifolium Ecuador
Stipa tulcanensis Ecuador
String Sargassum Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Stromanthe ramosissima Ecuador
Struthanthus lojae Ecuador
Styloceras kunthianum Ecuador
Styrax spp. (7) Malaysia, Peru, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Suriname, Texas, Vietnam
Sunkha Palm Bolivia
Swartzia spp. (7) Angola, Cameroon, Colombia, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Nigeria, Panama, Republic of Congo, Suriname
Syagrus spp. (3) Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname
Symplocos spp. (17) China, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, Sri Lanka, Taiwan
Syngonanthus yacuambensis Ecuador
Syngonium spp. (3) Ecuador
Tabebuia spp. (2) Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Cuba
Tacinga spp. (2) Brazil
Talamancalia spp. (2) Ecuador
Talauma spp. (2) Ecuador
Talisia spp. (2) Ecuador
Tapirira spp. (2) Ecuador, French Guiana, Mexico
Tapura spp. (1) Cote d'Ivoire, Cuba, Ecuador, Gabon, Ghana, Republic of Congo
Tephrocactus bonnieae Argentina
Terminalia spp. (4) Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, South America
Ternstroemia spp. (1) Cameroon, Ecuador, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, Malawi, Malaysia, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Tanzania
Tessmannianthus spp. (1) Colombia, Panama
Tetrameranthus globuliferus Ecuador
Thalia pavonii Ecuador
Thismia melanomitra Ecuador
Thyrsodium herrerense Peru
Tibouchina spp. (4) Ecuador
Tocoyena pittieri Colombia
Tonguefern (32) Ecuador, Puerto Rico, St. Helena
Topobea spp. (9) Ecuador, Peru
Tournefortia spp. (3) Ecuador
Tovomita spp. (4) Ecuador, Peru
Trianaea naeka Ecuador
Trichilia spp. (21) Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Cuba, Ecuador, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Peru, Puerto Rico, Tanzania, Venezuela
Trichomanes paucisorum Ecuador
Trigonobalanus excelsa Colombia
Trigynaea triplinervis Ecuador
Triolena spp. (3) Ecuador
Tropaeolum spp. (8) Ecuador
Tropical Acidweed Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Turk's Cap Cactus Brazil
Turnera hindsiana Ecuador
Twinsorus Fern (14) Ecuador, Hawaii
Uebelmannia spp. (2) Brazil
Umbrella Tree (3) Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Indonesia, North America, Oceanic, South America
Uncinia spp. (4) Ecuador
Uniola condensata Ecuador
Unonopsis magnifolia Ecuador
Urbanodendron spp. (3) Brazil
Valeriana spp. (5) Ecuador
Vallea ecuadorensis Ecuador
Vantanea spp. (3) Colombia, Panama, Peru
Verbena demissa Ecuador
Vernonia spp. (1) Cameroon, Ecuador, Indonesia, Nigeria, Puerto Rico, Yemen
Viburnum spp. (2) Ecuador, Honduras, Jamaica, Peru
Viguiera spp. (2) Ecuador
Violet (1) Ecuador, Hawaii, Italy
Virola spp. (2) Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
Vouacapoua americana Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname
Vriesea spp. (12) Ecuador
Water-willow (2) Cameroon, Ecuador, Florida, Nigeria, Yemen
Wedelia oxylepis Ecuador
Weinmannia spp. (7) Ecuador, Fiji, Indian Ocean (Mauritius - Reunion Island), Jamaica, New Caledonia, Peru
Werauhia spp. (3) Ecuador
Wercklea spp. (1) Ecuador, Jamaica, Panama
Werneria graminifolia Ecuador
Wettinia spp. (4) Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
Wissadula spp. (2) Ecuador
Wonderfully Bristled Turk's-Head Cactus Brazil
Wood-sorrel (5) Argentina, Ecuador
Woolly Waxy-Stemmed Turks-Cap Cactus Brazil
Wooly Jelly Palm Brazil
Xanthosoma spp. (2) Ecuador
Xenophyllum spp. (3) Ecuador
Xyris andina Ecuador
Zamia spp. (20) Central America, North America, South America
Zanthoxylum spp. (2) Africa, Central America, Hawaii, North America, South America
Zapoteca aculeata Ecuador
Zeyheria tuberculosa Brazil
Zinowiewia madsenii Ecuador
Zygia spp. (3) Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
Zygophlebia eminens Ecuador

**What plants are listed here?:

The South America section of this site lists the folllowing plants appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Plants that dwell in or migrate to any part of the South American continent and nearby islands.
  • Plants dwelling in the Amazon Basin.

Disclaimer:
This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.


Endangered Species of Our Planet



Donate, Adopt, Get Involved

EEC Conservation Directory
Donate

Mailing List

Would you like to receive a notice and link when the new Creature Feature is posted?

Enter your e-mail address below:

 
HTML   Text-only

Coloring

Are you inspired by endangered animals? Check out our coloring pages!
color endangered creatures