Taxonomy

endemique
UICN

Synonyms

Mezoneuron deverdiana Guillaumin

Red List Status -

Least Concern (LC) , assessed in 28/01/2016

Mezoneuron montrouzieri is an endemic small tree of Grande-Terre in New Caledonia. It is found in sclerophyl and humid forest as well as shrubland on various substrates at an altitude of 0-900 m asl. This species does not seem directly threatened. M. montrouzieri is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Mezoneuron montrouzieri is an endemic small tree of Grande-Terre in New Caledonia, distributed mainly on the west coast of the north part of Grande Terre as well as on the east coast.

Population


Population size is unknown.

Habitat


This species is found in sclerophyl and humid forest as well as shrubland on various substrates at an altitude of 0-900 m asl.

Threats


Being present in various habitats, M. montrouzieri does not seem directly threatened.

Conservation


M. montrouzieri is not protected by legislation but it occurs in a protected area (réserve de nature sauvage du massif du Panié).

Bibliography


Clark R. & Gagnon E. 2015. A revision of Mezoneuron (Leguminosae: Caesalpinioideae) in New Caledonia, with perspectives on vegetation, geology, and conservaton. Phytotaxa(207) , p.68-92.

Experts


Assessor(s): Tanguy, V., Amice, R., Birnbaum, P., Bruy, D., Dubreuil, M., Dumontet, V., Fleurot, D., Lannuzel, G., Papineau, C., Razafindrakoto, L.

Reviewer(s): Cazé, H.

Contributor(s): Veillon, J.

Facilitator(s): Tanguy, V.


Geographical distribution