Das blaue Leberblümchen ist vom Aussterben bedroht und zur Blume des Jahres 2013 ernannt worden.
The State of The World's Plants 2017
Cover of the State of The Worlds Plants 2017 Report. Image used with permission of Kew Royal Botanic Gardens. Orchids top the list for most traded and endangered plant families. This is according to the new Kew Gardens State of The Worlds Plants report (SOTWP) released on May 18 2017. The Convention of International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES) of Wild Fauna and Flora sets the rules and guidelines for traded plants. 26567 orchids are listed in the CITES index and orchids made up 29%…
The Sunda pangolin, found in much of South-East Asia, is protected under Malaysian law. No international trade in any Asian pangolin species is permitted under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (Cites). Despite this, pangolins are widely hunted and trafficked for their alleged medicinal properties. South-East Asia has a long history of consumption of pangolins.
As Hoodia gordonii is a species threatened with extinction if international trade is not monitored, it is listed under CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) and is illegal to export from Africa without a CITES certificate being issued by proper authorities.Hoodia gordonii
Loulu tree. If you’ve ever been to the Hawaiian Islands, you’ve possibly seen one of these trees during your visit. The 25 different variations of this tree are found on each island, some growing as large as 60 feet tall. Each island has its own species and every species is distinct, not only in size but where they grow and the color palm it provides. Read more: http://www.toptenz.net/top-10-endangered-trees.php#ixzz2Rqn2lDgH
Southwestern Willow Flycatchers have lost 90-95 percent of their historic habitat and are struggling to survive. Photo: Scarlett Howell/USGS
Top 10 Endangered Trees
Bois Dentelle = The Bois Dentelle is a truly beautiful tree; sadly there are only two of these trees in existence today (both in Mauritius). This tree is not huge like others on this list; the Bois Dentelle is pretty small, but the flowers that it provides are one of a kind. The flowers are in the shapes of a bell but the petals are lacy. Read more: http://www.toptenz.net/top-10-endangered-trees.php#ixzz2RqregSQB
This wilderness walk takes you on an exclusive guided hike, at a gentle pace, through the Puhi Nature Reserve that is renowned as a haven for a diverse array of rare and endangered New Zealand native species of flora and fauna. Be treated to a truly authentic and diverse wilderness encounter, combined with delicious meals and luxurious accommodation in an outstanding alpine environment.