Taxonomy

Calochlaena straminea (Labill.) M.D.Turner & R.A.White
protegee
UICN

Synonyms

Culcita straminea (Labill.) MaxonBalantium stramineum (Labill.) Diels

Red List Status -

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

Protected species -

in Northern Province

Calochlaena straminea is an indigenous fern, spread from Ignambi in the north to Vallée de la Thy in the south of Grande Terre in New Caledonia. It occurs in dense humid forest on ultramafic substrate, at an altitudinal range of 130-1,020 m asl. This species does not seem globally threatened. Calochlaena straminea is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Calochlaena straminea is an indigenous fern, spread from Ignambi in the north to Vallée de la Thy in the south of Grande Terre in New Caledonia.

Population


Calochlaena straminea is a common species. Population size is unknown.

Habitat


Calochlaena straminea occurs in dense humid forest on ultramafic substrate, at an altitudinal range of 130-1,020 m asl.

Threats


There is no threat identified.

Conservation


Calochlaena straminea is protected by legislation in Province Nord and occurs in several protected areas: Massif du Kouakoué, Mont Do, Vallée de la Thy, la Dumbéa, Haute Dumbéa, Forêt de Saille, Parc des Grandes Fougères, Montagne des sources, Mont Panié.

Bibliography


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.

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

Brownlie G. 1969. Flore de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et Dépendances, Volume 03 : Pteridophytae.

Experts


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

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

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


Geographical distribution