Facts and Figures  Projects
Official Name Dominican Republic Medicinal Plants of the Dominican Republic - Elizabeth Jimenez
Capital City Santo Domingo
Languages Spanish (official) Questions about Dominican Medicinal Plants
Contact - Regional Coordinator: caribbean@cieer.org
Official Currency Dominican Peso  
Religions Catholic, others References/Suggested Readings
Population 8,216,000  
Native Vascular plant species: 5135  
Endemic plant species: 1445 LINKS
% Endemic plant species: 28.1 World Conservation Monitoring Centre - Threatend Plants
Total no. threatened: 136 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants
% Species threatened: 2.4 Summer Institute of Linguistics - Ethnologue, 13th Edition
Estimated Number of Medicinal Plants: 200

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