Taxonomy

endemique
protegee
UICN

Synonyms

Balantium thyrsopteroides (Mett.) E.Fourn.

Red List Status -

Least Concern (LC) , assessed in 10/06/2017

Protected species -

in Northern Province , in Northern Province

Dicksonia thyrsopteroides is an endemic tree fern of New Caledonia, which can grow above 3 meters, widespread across Grande Terre from Col de Parari in the north to Ouenghi in the south. It occurs in dense humid forest on volcano-sedimentary substrates, at an altitudinal range of 300-1,050 m asl. This species does not seem globally threatened. With an extent of occurrence (EOO) and area of occupancy (AOO) respectively equal to 3,143 and 44 km², Dicksonia thyrsopteroides is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Dicksonia thyrsopteroides is an endemic tree fern of New Caledonia, which can grow above 3 meters, widespread across Grande Terre from Col de Parari in the north to Ouenghi in the south.

Population


Dicksonia thyrsopteroides is a common species. Population size is unknown.

Habitat


Dicksonia thyrsopteroides occurs in dense humid forest on volcano-sedimentary substrates, at an altitudinal range of 300-1,050 m asl.

Threats


There is no threat identified.

Conservation


Dicksonia thyrsopteroides is protected by legislation and occurs in one protected area: Mont Panié.

Bibliography


Brownlie G. 1969. Flore de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et Dépendances, Volume 3: Pteridophytae.

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

Noben S., Lehnert M. 2013. The genus Dicksonia (Dicksoniaceae) in the western Pacific. Phytotaxa(155) , p.23-34.

Morat, P.; Jaffré, T.; Tronchet, F.; Munzinger, J.; Pillon, Y.; Veillon, J.-M. and Chalopin, M. 2012. The taxonomic database « FLORICAL » and characteristics of the indigenous flora of New Caledonia. Adansonia(334) , p.177-219.

Experts


Assessor(s): Amice, R., Barrabé, L., Cazé, H., Chambrey, C., Garnier, D., Hequet, V., Letocart, D., Letocart, I.

Reviewer(s): Perrie, L., Tanguy, V.

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


Geographical distribution