Ecological Services in the Caribbean
Oficina de Servicios Ecológicos del Caribe -- Southeast Region
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Endangered and Threatened Plant Species 
Plantas amenazadas y en peligro de extinción

Worldwide there are 1916 species protected under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).  In Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands there are 78 protected species including 49 plants.

Recovery Plans for Animals in the Caribbean                                

E = Endangered Species/Especies en peligro de extinción

T = Threatened Species/Especies amenazadas

E / T Scientific Name
Nombre Científico
Picture
Fotos
Common Name in English
Nombre Común en Español
Fact Sheet
Información

Trees and Shrubs / Árboles y arbustos  (33)

E Aurodendron pauciflorum None
E Buxus vahlii

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Vahl's boxwood/ Diablito de tres cuernos pdf (294 KB)
E Banara vanderbiltii

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Palo de Ramón
E Callicarpa ampla view Capá rosa pdf (376 KB)
E Calyptranthes thomasiana None
T Calyptronoma rivalis

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Palma de manaca 
E Catesbaea melanocarpa

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None
E Chamaecrista glandulosa var. mirabilis None pdf (222 KB)
E Cornutia obovata

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Palo de nigua pdf (319 KB)
E Crescentia portoricensis

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Higüero de sierra pdf (521 KB)
E Cordia bellonis view None pdf (321 KB)
E Daphnopsis hellerana view None pdf (242 KB)
E Eugenia haematocarpa Uvillo 
E Eugenia woodburyana

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None pdf (268 KB)
E Goetzea elegans

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Beautiful Goetzea / Matabuey

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E Ilex cookii

Cook's holly
E Ilex sintenisii None
E Juglans jamaicensis West Indian / nogal walnut
E Lyonia truncata var. proctorii

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None pdf (274 KB)
E Mitracarpus maxwelliae

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None pdf (272 KB)
E Mitracarpus polycladus view None pdf (246 KB)
E Myrcia paganii None
E Ottoschulzia rhodoxylon view Palo de Rosa pdf (321 KB)
E Pleodendron macranthum Chupacallos
T Schoepfia arenaria None pdf (232 KB)
E Solanum drymophilum view Erubia pdf (315 KB)
E Stahlia monosperma

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Cobana negra pdf (296 KB)
E Styrax portoricensis Palo de jazmín
E Ternstroemia luquillensis Palo Colorado pdf (761 KB)
E Trichilia triacantha Bariaco pdf (233 KB)
E Ternstroemia subsessilis None
E Vernonia proctorii view None pdf (303 KB)
E Zanthoxylum thomasianum view St. Thomas prickly ash pdf (209 KB)

Ferns / Helechos (8)

E Adiantum vivesii

None
E Cyathea dryopteroides Elfin Tree fern / Helecho arboreo pdf (688 kB)
E Elaphoglossum serpens None
E Polystichum calderonense None
E Tectaria estremerana view None
E Thelypteris inabonensis None
E Thelypteris verecunda None
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Thelypteris yaucoensis

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Cacti / Cactus (2)

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Harrisia portoricensis

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Higo chumbo pdf (323 KB)
E Leptocereus grantianus view None

Orchids / Orquídeas (2)

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Cranichis ricartii

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E Lepanthes eltoroensis None

Herbaceous Plants and Herbs / Hierbas (4)

E Aristida chaseae

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None pdf (300 KB)
E Aristida portoricensis view Pelos del diablo
T Gesneria pauciflora

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E Peperomia wheeleri view Wheeler's peperomia pdf (209 KB)

 

Last updated: May 23, 2014