The Red List of Nothofagus

The Red List of Nothofagus (December 2018) includes conservation assessments for all 37 species of Nothofagus. Thirty percent of species are identified as threatened with extinction in the wild, with three Critically Endangered taxa, three Endangered species and five Vulnerable species. This ecologically important group of trees is threatened by habitat loss, wood harvesting and negative effects of climate change.