Included here are the Cook Islands composed of about 15 small islands in the South Pacific. Endemic or near endemic taxa have been recorded on Atiu (AT), Mangaia (MA) and Rarotonga (RA).
Of the endemic and near endemic vascular plants so far recorded there are about 16 species in 16 genera and 14 families but no endemic genera.
Meyer, J-Y. 2010. Field-Trip Report to the Cook Islands (Rarotonga Atiu, Mangaia), 22 Sept.-6 Oct. 2009: Native and alien plants of the modern and fossil vascular flora. Délégation à la Recherche, Tahiti.