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Threatened species

Many plants and animals are threatened or endangered due largely to habitat loss and population pressure apart from hunting and extraction. INDIA stands out as one of the few countries with high human populations as well as a high number of threatened species.

 Threatened plant species

Threat Category (IUCN) Number of species
Extinct 19
Extinct/Endangered 43
Endangered 149
Endangered/Vulnerable 2
Vulnerable 108
Rare 256
Indeterminate 719
Insufficiently Known 9
No information 1441
Not threatened 374
TOTAL 3120

 Threatened Animal species

Number of species per group according to IUCN threat categories