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Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered (EDGE) Plants

Using molecular-based phylogenetic trees and conservation status to identify the most Evolutionary Distinct and Globally Endangered plants. The project focuses initially on gymnosperms.
The highest priority EDGE Gymnosperm species, the Wollemi pine (Wollemia nobilis), was discovered in 1994 in the Wollemi National Park, Australia. © J.Plaza RBG Sydney and by kind permission of