Taxonomy

UICN

Synonyms

Coprosma neocaledonica (Hook.f.) comb. ined.

Red List Status -

Least Concern (LC) , assessed in 21/04/2017

Normandia neocaledonica is an endemic shrub of New Caledonia, widespread from Mt Kaala in the North to Pic du grand Kaori in the South of Grande Terre. It occurs in shrubland on ultramafic substrate at an altitudinal range 200-1,300 m asl. This species does not seem globally threatened. Normandia neocaledonica is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Normandia neocaledonica is an endemic shrub of New Caledonia, widespread from Mt Kaala in the North to Pic du grand Kaori in the South of Grande Terre.

Population


Population size is unknown.

Habitat


Normandia neocaledonica occurs in shrubland on ultramafic substrate at an altitudinal range 200-1,300 m asl.

Threats


This species does not seem globally threatened. Some subpopulations may be threatened by mining activities: Kopeto (SLN), Nakéty (SMT), Koniambo (KNS), Nakéty-Euréka_Ménélick (NMC), Vulcain (SMGM), Goro (VALE), Kouaoua (SLN).

Conservation


Normandia neocaledonica occurs in seven protected areas : Pic du Pin, Forêt de Saille, Haute Dumbéa, Montagne des sources, la Dumbéa, Vallée de la Thy, Massif du Kouakoué.

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.

Experts


Assessor(s): Barrabé, L., Amice, R., Bruy, D., Butin, J., Fleurot, D., Garnier, D., Gâteblé, G., Goxe, J., Hequet, V., Lannuzel, G., Suprin, B., Veillon, J.

Reviewer(s): Cazé, H.

Contributor(s): Mouly, A.

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


Geographical distribution