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Table 1 Summary results regarding the quantitative aspects for the electronic trade of the endemic taxa (species and subspecies) of Crete (Greece) and Cyprus [16]

From: Endemic plants of Crete in electronic trade and wildlife tourism: current patterns and implications for conservation

Attributes Quantity (% in parenthesis)
Crete Cyprus
Endemic taxa 223 140
Endemic taxa traded (as percent of the island’s endemics) 28 (13) 24 (17)
 Found through the Royal Horticulture Society Plant Finder 8 10
 Found through Plant Information Online 6 3
 Found through Google 27 22
Plant families represented 16 17
Countries involved 14 6
Nurseries involved 65 20
Nurseries selling each taxon 1–14 1–6
Taxa traded as living plants (as percent of the Traded Endemics of the Island [TEC]) 17 (61) 10 (42)
Taxa traded as seeds (as percent of TEC) 14 (50) 20 (83)
Taxa traded as bulbs (as percent of TEC) 8 (29) 4 (17)
Taxa facing extinction risk (all relevant categories, as percent of TEC) 11 (39) 20 (83)
Taxa protected (all relevant categories, as percent of TEC) 14 (50) 12 (50)