Meryta is a genus of plants of concern and found in the following area(s): French Polynesia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Pitcairn.
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|Scientific Name||Status||Listing Date||Range|
|1.||Meryta brachypoda||CR-IUCN||1998||French Polynesia, Pitcairn|
|2.||Meryta choristantha||VU-IUCN||1998||French Polynesia|
|3.||Meryta lucida||VU-IUCN||1998||French Polynesia|
|4.||Meryta salicifolia||CR-IUCN||1998||French Polynesia|
|5.||Meryta sinclairii||VU-IUCN||1998||New Zealand|
|6.||Meryta sonchifolia||VU-IUCN||1998||New Caledonia|
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