Taxonomy

endemique
protegee
UICN

Red List Status -

Least Concern (LC) , assessed in 28/06/2016

Protected species -

in Northern Province , in Northern Province

Calanthe oreadum is an endemic terrestrial orchid, widespread in Grande Terre, from Mandjelia in the north to Vallée de la Thy in the south of New Caledonia. It occurs in humid forest at an altitudinal range 300-1,300 m asl. This species does not seem globally threatened. Calanthe oreadum is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Calanthe oreadum is an endemic terrestrial orchid, widespread in Grande Terre, from Mandjelia in the north to Vallée de la Thy in the south of New Caledonia.

Population


Population size is unknown.

Habitat


Calanthe oreadum occurs in humid forest at an altitudinal range 300-1,300 m asl.

Threats


This species does not seem globally threatened. Some subpopulations may be threatened by mining activities: Koniambo (KNS).

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.

Hallé N.; Aubréville A.; Leroy J. F.; 1977. Flore de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et dépendances. Volume 8: Orchidaceae.

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

Experts


Assessor(s): Laudereau, C., Butin, J., Antheaume, C., Cazé, H., Cazé, H., Fleurot, D., Garnier, D., Gâteblé, G., Maura, J.

Reviewer(s): Tanguy, V.

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


Geographical distribution