Taxonomy

endemique
protegee
UICN

Synonyms

Barrotia aragoensis Brongn.

Red List Status -

Near Threatened (NT) , assessed in 09/06/2017

Protected species -

in Northern Province

Pandanus aragoens is an endemic shrub restricted to the north east of Grande Terre in New Caledonia. It occurs in dense humid forest on ultramafic and volcano-sedimentary substrate at an altitudinal range 900-1,000 m asl. This species does not seem globally threatened as its habitat is not threathened and its area of occupancy (AOO) and extent of occurrence (EOO) are respectively estimated to 28 and 360 km². Therefore, P. aragoensis is considered Near Threatened (NT) with a number of locations lower than 10.

Geographical area


Pandanus aragoensis is an endemic shrub restricted to the north east of Grande Terre in New Caledonia, from Mont Arago to Ignambi.

Population


Population size is unknown.

Habitat


P. aragoensis occurs in dense humid forest on volcano-sedimentary and ultramafic substrate at an altitudinal range 900-1,000 m asl.

Threats


This species does not seem globally threatened.

Conservation


P. aragoensis is protected by legislation in Province Nord. This species is found in only one protected area: Mt Panié.

Bibliography


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

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.

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.

Experts


Assessor(s): Amice, R., Barrabé, L., Cazé, H., Chambrey, C., Garnier, D., Hequet, V., Letocart, D., Letocart, I.

Reviewer(s): Callmander, M.

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


Geographical distribution