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By: Peter de Lange, Peter Heenan, David Norton, Jeremy Rolfe and John Sawyer
470 pages, 650 col photos, 12 b/w photos, 10 maps
One in 13 of New Zealand's native plants is now threatened with extinction. Six species are already extinct - like the moa and the huia, they are gone forever. Even the popular kakabeak (Clianthus puniceus) is in a serious plight, with just one plant left in the wild. Another 24 species are known in the wild from fewer than 200 plants.
This book combines precise botanical descriptions with colour photographs in describing the 189 species defined by conservation scientists as Extinct or Threatened, using the New Zealand Threat Classification System. Each description contains information on how to identify the plant in question, the specific threats it faces, and its current distribution.
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