Taxonomy

endemique
protegee
UICN

Synonyms

Rhamphidia vieillardii Rchb.f.

Red List Status -

Least Concern (LC) , assessed in 28/06/2016

Protected species -

in Northern Province

Gonatostylis vieillardii is an endemic terrestrial orchid of New Caledonia, widespread in Grande Terre, from Pouébo in the north to Pic du Grand Kaori in the south of Grande Terre. It occurs in humid forest, shrubland or savana at an altitudinal range 100-1,200 m asl. This species does not seem globally threatened. Gonatostylis vieillardii is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Gonatostylis vieillardii is an endemic terrestrial orchid of New Caledonia, widespread in Grande Terre, from Pouébo in the north to Pic du Grand Kaori in the south of Grande Terre.

Population


Population size is unknown.

Habitat


Gonatostylis vieillardii occurs in humid forest, shrubland or savana at an altitudinal range 100-1,200 m asl.

Threats


This species does not seem globally threatened. Some subpopulations may be threatened by mining activities: Michel 38 (SMT), Koniambo (KNS), Kopeto (SLN) or bushfires (Boulinda).

Bibliography


Endemia.nc 2016. Faune et Flore de Nouvelle-Calédonie.

Hallé N.; Aubréville A.; Leroy J. F.; 1977. Flore de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et dépendances. Volume 8: Orchidaceae.

Morat, P.; Jaffré, T.; Tronchet, F.; Munzinger, J.; Pillon, Y.; Veillon, J.-M. and Chalopin, M. 2012. Le référentiel taxonomique Florical et les caractéristiques de la flore vasculaire indigène de la Nouvelle-Calédonie [The taxonomic database « FLORICAL » and characteristics of the indigenous flora of New Caledonia]. Adansonia sér 3(34) , p.177-219.

Experts


Assessor(s): Laudereau, C., Butin, J., Antheaume, C., Cazé, H., Cazé, H., Fleurot, D., Garnier, D., Gâteblé, G., Maura, J.

Reviewer(s): Tanguy, V.

Facilitator(s): Maura, J., Tanguy, V.


Geographical distribution