Top 10 Most endangered plant species on Earth


There is no life without plants and trees. Plants are the main source of food and life. Many factors that result in pollution of environment lead to elimination of some plants. They are dramatically harmed by this contamination. Here is the list of Top 10 endangered plants on earth.

  1. 1 Baobob Tree

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    Baobob Tree comes first in this list of topTespecies in the world. Baobab tree belongs to equatorial Africa as well as India, and is recognisable by their distinctive swollen stems. Baobab is a multi-purpose tree which offers protection and provides food, clothing and medicine as well as raw material for many useful items.  The tree’s fruits are large pods known as ‘monkey bread’ or ‘cream of tartar fruit’ and are rich in vitamin C.

  2. 2 Cork

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    The cork is a beautiful plant, which is the sort of oak. The botanical name of this plant is Quercus sect, and is the is the primary source of cork for wine bottle stoppers and other uses, such as cork flooring and as the cores of cricket balls.  The plant is native to southwest Europe and northwest Africa. It is expected that cork forests will be lost in the next ten years in the case that wine industry consumes them.

  3. 3 Venus Fly Trap

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    Venus Fly Trap also known as Mini Monster is a wonderful insect eating plant native to subtropical wetlands on the East Coast of the United States in North Carolina and South Carolina. The carnivorous venus fly trap is possibly famed, yet it is highly endangered. The plant has two hinged leaves that are enclosed in ultra responsive excellent hairs that notice the presence of anything.

  4. 4 Welwitschia mirabilis

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    Welwitschia mirabilis is one of the oldest desert plant existing in South Africa.  Welwitschia mirabilis is the only member of the Welwitschiaceae family and is at the risk of extinction in the upcoming years. This beautiful plant usually has just two leaves, that twist and tangle as soon as the plant grows. The height is about 6 feet and lifespan of the Welwitschia is more than millennium.

  5. 5 Rafflesia

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    Native to southeastern Asia, Rafflesia also known as corpse flower is a genus of parasitic flowering plant that attracts ample folks. It is a scrounging plant with a flesh-like blossom the mass of an armchair and a disgusting odor that is clear if you are even at a distance. The foul odor attracts insects such as flies, which transport pollen from male to female flowers. Rafflesia is the official state flower of Indonesia.

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