Taxonomy

endemique
UICN

Synonyms

Uragoga monanthos Baill.Psychotria phyllanthoides Schltr. ex Guillaumin

Red List Status -

Least Concern (LC) , assessed in 15/09/2016

Psychotria monanthos is an endemic shrub, widespread in Grande Terre from Massif de Poum in the north to Port Boisé in the south of New Caledonia. It occurs in forest and shrubland on volcano-sedimentary and ultramafic substrate at an altitudinal range 0-1,010 m asl. This species does not seem globally threatened. Psychotria monanthos is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Psychotria monanthos is an endemic shrub, widespread in Grande Terre from Massif de Poum in the north to Port Boisé in the south of New Caledonia.

Population


Population size is unknown.

Habitat


Psychotria monanthos occurs in forest and shrubland on volcano-sedimentary and ultramafic substrate at an altitudinal range 0-1,010 m asl.

Threats


This species does not seem globally threatened. Some subpopulations may be threatened by mining activities: Goro (VALE), Camp des sapins (SLN).

Bibliography


Laure Barrabé 2013. Systématique et Evolution du genre Psychotria (Rubiaceæ) en Nouvelle-Calédonie.

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.

Barrabé L, Maggia L, Pillon Y, Rigault F, Mouly A, Davis AP, Buerki S 2014. New Caledonian lineages of Psychotria (Rubiaceae) reveal different evolutionary histories and the largest documented plant radiation for the archipelago. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution(71) , p.15-35.

Experts


Assessor(s): Barrabé, L., Amice, R., Bruy, D., Cazé, H., Dumontet, V., Fleurot, D., Garnier, D., Gâteblé, G., Hequet, V., Maura, J., McCoy, S., Suprin, B., Vandrot, H., Veillon, J.

Reviewer(s): Lannuzel, G., Tanguy, V.

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


Geographical distribution