Taxonomy

endemique
protegee
UICN

Synonyms

Eleutheroglossum ngoyense (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones

Red List Status -

Least Concern (LC) , assessed in 29/01/2016

Protected species -

in Northern Province

Dendrobium ngoyense is an endemic epiphyte orchid of New Caledonia widespread on Grande Terre (main island) with a predominance on south part. D. ngoyense occurs in mossy forest, forest of talweg, riparian forest and shrubland at an altitudinal range 1-1200 m. asl. With an area of occupancy and an area of occurrence equal to 308 and 10953 km² respectively, D. ngoyense qualifies as Least Concern.

Geographical area


D. ngoyense is an endemic epiphyte orchid of New Caledonia widespread on Grande Terre (main island) with a predominance on south part.

Population


Population size is unknown but D. ngoyense is known to constitute big population by station.

Habitat


D. ngoyense occurs in mossy forest, forest of talweg, riparian forest and shrubland at an altitudinal range 1-1200 m. asl.

Threats


D. ngoyense can be threatened by intentional gathering.

Conservation


D. ngoyense is protected by legislation in Province Nord and in Province Sud and occurs in numerous protected areas : Parc des Grandes Fougères, réserve naturelle du Mont Do, réserve naturelle du massif du Kouakoué, réserve naturelle du Mont Mou, réserve naturelle du Pic du Pin, réserve naturelle des Chutes de la Madeleine, Parc provincial de la Rivière Bleue, réserve naturelle du barrage de Yaté, réserve naturelle du pic du grand Kaori, réserve naturelle de la Haute Dumbéa, réserve naturelle de la Forêt Nord, Parc de la Dumbéa.

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): Butin, J., Laudereau, C., Amice, R., Antheaume, C., Birnbaum, P., Dubreuil, M., Lannuzel, G., Papineau, C.

Facilitator(s): Chanfreau, S.


Geographical distribution