Near Threatened

Near Threatened
  (NT)
  IUCN Red List category in which a taxon is does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered or Vulnerable now, but is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

Expanded glossary of Cycad terms . 2014.

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