Taxonomy

endemique
UICN

Synonyms

Weinmannia monticola Däniker

Red List Status -

Least Concern (LC) , assessed in 21/07/2016

Weinmannia dichotoma is an endemic shrub/tree of New Caledonia. It is found in humid forest at mid and high altitude on various substrates. This species is largely distributed and does not seem directly threatened. Weinmannia dichotoma is considered Least Concern (LC). The red list status of the two varieties of Weinmannia dichotoma is not assessed.

Geographical area


Weinmannia dichotoma is widely spread on Grande Terre from Saint-Louis to Pouébo.

Population


This species can be dominant in altitudinal forest.

Habitat


It is found in humid forest at mid and high altitude (500-1,300 m asl) on various substrates.

Threats


This species does not seem globally threatened.

Conservation


Unprotected by legislation, this species is found in several protected areas : Mont Humboldt, Mont Mou, Aoupinié, Massif du Kouakoué, Haute Dumbéa, Forêt de Saille, Mont Panié

Bibliography


Helen Fortune Hopkins, Yohan Pillon, Ruurd Hoogland 2015. Flore de la Nouvelle-Calédonie : Cunoniaceae.

H. C. F. Hopkins and Y. Pillon 2011. Further new endemic taxa of Cunoniaceae from New Caledonia . Kew Bulletin(66) , p.405-423.

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) , p.177-219.

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

H. C. F. Hopkins, J. C. Bradford, B. Donovan, Y. Pillon, J. Munzinger, B. Fogliani 2015. Floral biology of the Cunoniaceae in New Caledonia and the role of insects, birds and geckos as potential pollinators.

Experts


Assessor(s): Pillon, Y., Bruy, D., Butin, J., Fleurot, D., Gâteblé, G., Hequet, V., Letocart, D., Letocart, I., Tanguy, V., Tiavouane, J., Tron, F.

Reviewer(s): Fogliani, B.

Contributor(s): Brinkert, M., Fortune-Hopkins, H., Couhia, J.

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


Geographical distribution