Table 2 Number of newly described species of vascular plants for Latin America, Southeast Asia, and specified portions of Africa, by year, 2008–2019 (13, 7, 23, 24).

YearLatin AmericaSoutheast AsiaAfrotropical
Region
Tropical AfricaSouthern AfricaMadagascar
2008697298190944650
20097042912231165453
20108072911721033831
2011647246155636527
2012633401134652742
2013729317166774445
2014707374153404172
2015873453212884777
2016833404178712285
2017917448152423179
2018728450126563455
20197143951691222136
12-year mean749364173784154