Specification of National Reporting Table T9

T9 Diversity of tree species

T9.1 Rationale

The information on diversity of tree species provides information needed for addressing many critical issues relating to conservation of forest biodiversity and meets some of the national and international reporting requirements on biodiversity.

T9.2 Specifications

Units and reporting years

Unit of reportingNumber
Area to which reported figures referTotal area of country
Reporting year2000

Categories and definitions

CategoryDefinition
Number of native tree speciesThe total number of native tree species that have been identified within the country.
Number of critically endangered tree speciesThe number of native tree species that are classified as ¿Critically endangered¿ in the IUCN red list.
Number of endangered tree speciesThe number of native tree species that are classified as ¿Endangered¿ in the IUCN red list.
Number of vulnerable tree speciesThe number of native tree species that are classified as ¿Vulnerable¿ in the IUCN red list.

Note: Country-wise lists of species on theIUCN red listcan be found on the FRA website

Current and past definitions are available onFRA 2005 Terms and Definitions

Reporting table template

FRA 2005 categoriesNumber of species
year 2000
Native tree species
Critically endangered tree species
Endangered tree species
Vulnerable tree species

last updated:  Monday, March 1, 2004