Taxonomy

Achlydosa glandulosa (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones
endemique
protegee
UICN

Synonyms

Megastylis glandulosa (Schltr.) Schltr.Lyperanthus glandulosus var. compactus Schltr.

Red List Status -

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

Protected species -

in Northern Province

Achlydosa glandulosa is an endemic terrestrial orchid, widespread in Grande Terre in New Caledonia. Achlydosa glandulosa occurs in humid forest, savana or even in shrubland at an altitudinal range 150-1,200 m asl. This species does not seem directly threatened. Achlydosa glandulosa is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Achlydosa glandulosa is an endemic terrestrial orchid, widespread in Grande Terre in New Caledonia.

Population


Population size is unknown.

Habitat


Achlydosa glandulosa occurs in humid forest, savana or even in shrubland at an altitudinal range 150-1,200 m asl.

Threats


Some subpopulations may be threatened by mining activities: Tiebaghi (SLN), Koniambo (KNS). However, this species does not seem globally threatened.

Bibliography


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

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.

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

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