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Official Name: French Polynesia Checklist of Medicinal Plants
Capital City: Papeete, on the island of Tahiti
Languages: French (official), Tahitian (official) References/Suggested Reading
Official Currency: Comptoirs Francais du Pacifique franc
Religions: Protestant, Catholic, others
Population: 243,500  
Indigenous Population:  
Land Area: 4,167 sq km (1,608 sq miles)
Number of Indigenous languages: 9  
Native Vascular plant species: 959
Questions about Oceanic Medicinal Plants
Contact the Regional Coordinator: oceania@cieer.org
Endemic Species:  
% Species endemism:
Total no. threatened: 187 World Conservation Monitoring Centre - Threatend Plants
% Species threatened: 19.5% 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants
 Medicinal plant estimate: ? Summer Institute of Linguistics - Ethnologue, 13th Edition

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