Taxonomy

endemique
protegee
UICN

Common name :

Alanedr (nengone), hatch (drehu), hats (iaai)

Synonyms

Diospyros inexplorata F. White

Red List Status -

Least Concern (LC) , assessed in 08/12/2016

Protected species -

in Northern Province

Diospyros calciphila is an endemic tree/small tree spread on the Loyauté islands (Lifou, Maré, Ouvéa), the Isle des Pins and Yaté in Grande Terre in New Caledonia. Diospyros calciphila occurs in humid forest on calcareous substrate at an altitudinal range 2 - 200 m asl. This species does not seem directly threatened. Diospyros calciphila is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Diospyros calciphila is an endemic tree/small tree spread on the Loyauté islands (Lifou, Maré, Ouvéa), the Isle des Pins and Yaté in Grande Terre in New Caledonia.

Population


Population size is unknown. It is common on the Loyauté islands.

Habitat


Diospyros calciphila occurs in humid forest on calcareous substrate at an altitudinal range 2 - 200 m asl.

Threats


This species does not seem directly threatened.

Conservation


This species is protected by legislation in province Nord but not in province Sud.

Bibliography


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

Munzinger J., Morat Ph., Jaffré T., Gâteblé G., Pillon Y., Tronchet F., Veillon J.-M. and M. Chalopin 2016. FLORICAL: Checklist of the vascular indigenous flora of New Caledonia. vers. 22.IV.2016.

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.

White F.; Vink W. 1993. Flore de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et dépendances. Volume 19 : Ebenacaeae-Winteraceae.

Experts


Assessor(s): Schatz, G., Amice, R., Bruy, D., Butin, J., Cazé, H., Dumontet, V., Fleurot, D., Garnier, D., Héquet, V., Lowry, P., Suprin, B., Tanguy, V., Vandrot, H., Veillon, J.

Reviewer(s): Maura, J.

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


Geographical distribution