Taxonomy

Cunonia austrocaledonica Brongn. ex Guillaumin
endemique
UICN

Red List Status -

Least Concern (LC)

Cunonia austrocaledonica is an endemic shrub/tree of New Caledonia. It is found in dense humid forest on volcano-sedimentary substrate at low and mid altitude. This species is largely distributed and does not seem directly threatened. Cunonia austrocaledonica is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Cunonia austrocaledonica is largely distributed across Grande-Terre in New-Caledonia.

Population


This species is known from 15-20 sub-populations.

Habitat


It is found in dense humid forest on volcano-sedimentary substrate at low and mid altitude (100-700 m asl).

Threats


This species does not seem globally threatened.

Conservation


Unprotected by legislation, this species is found in numerous protected areas : Parc des Grandes Fougères, Mont Panié, Vallée de la Thy, Mont Do, Aoupinié, Forêt de Saille.

Bibliography


Morat, P.; Jaffré, T.; Tronchet, F.; Munzinger, J.; Pillon, Y.; Veillon, J.-M. and Chalopin, M. ,2012, The taxonomic database « FLORICAL » and characteristics of the indigenous flora of New Caledonia, Adansonia(334(2)) , p.177-219.

Geographical distribution