Taxonomy

Polyscias cissodendron (C.Moore & F.Muell.) Harms
UICN

Common name :

Bois carotte

Synonyms

Polyscias myriophylla (Baill.) HarmsNothopanax cissodendron (C.Moore & F.Muell.) W.R.B.Oliv.

Red List Status -

Least Concern (LC) , assessed in 09/12/2016

Polyscias cissodendron is an indigenous tree/small tree of New Caledonia widespread in Grande Terre from Col d'Amoss in the north to Sarraméa in the south. It occurs in humid forest at low and mid altitude (10 - 970 m asl). This species does not seem directly threatened. Polyscias cissodendron is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Polyscias cissodendron is an indigenous tree/small tree of New Caledonia widespread in Grande Terre from Col d'Amoss in the north to Sarraméa in the south.

Population


This species is common.

Habitat


It occurs in humid forest at low and mid altitude (10 - 970 m asl).

Threats


This species does not seem directly threatened.

Conservation


Polyscias cissodendron is not protected by local legislation. It occurs in several protected areas : Parc des Grandes Fougères, Mont Panié, Aoupinié

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.

Lowry P.P.L. and Plunkett G.M. 2018. A Taxonomic revision of Polyscias subg. Tieghemopanax.

Experts


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

Reviewer(s): Maura, J.

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


Geographical distribution