Pisonia spp. 
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Cuba, El Salvador, French Polynesia, Guatemala, Hawaii, Indian Ocean (Seychelles)

Species/Common Names:
Pisonia donnell-smithii
Pisonia ekmani
Pisonia graciliscens
Pisonia sechellarum
Pisonia wagneriana
Kauai Catchbirdtree

Facts Summary:
Pisonia is a genus of plants of concern and found in the following area(s): Cuba, El Salvador, French Polynesia, Guatemala, Hawaii, Indian Ocean (Seychelles).

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Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered

  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Pisonia donnell-smithiiVU-IUCN1998El Salvador, Guatemala
2. Pisonia ekmaniEN-IUCN1998Cuba
3. Pisonia graciliscensCR-IUCN1998French Polynesia
4. Pisonia sechellarumEN-IUCN1998Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
5. Pisonia wagnerianaEN-IUCN1998Hawaii

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