Polyscias spp. 
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
French Polynesia, Indian Ocean (Reunion), Kenya, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Sao Tome and Principe

Species/Common Names:
Polyscias aemiliguineae
Polyscias dichroostachya
Polyscias gracilis
Polyscias kikuyuensis
Parasol Tree
Polyscias mauritiana
Polyscias neraudiana
Polyscias nothisii
Polyscias paniculata
Polyscias quintasii
Polyscias tahitensis

Facts Summary:
Polyscias is a genus of plants of concern and found in the following area(s): French Polynesia, Indian Ocean (Reunion), Kenya, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Sao Tome and Principe.

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Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered

  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Polyscias aemiliguineaeCR-IUCN1998Indian Ocean (Reunion)
2. Polyscias dichroostachyaEN-IUCN1998Mauritius
3. Polyscias gracilisCR-IUCN1998Mauritius
4. Polyscias kikuyuensisVU-IUCN1998Kenya
5. Polyscias mauritianaEN-IUCN1998Mauritius
6. Polyscias neraudianaCR-IUCN1998Mauritius
7. Polyscias nothisiiVU-IUCN1998New Caledonia
8. Polyscias paniculataCR-IUCN2000Mauritius
9. Polyscias quintasiiEN-IUCN1998Sao Tome and Principe
10. Polyscias tahitensisCR-IUCN1998French Polynesia

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