Taxonomy

endemique
protegee
UICN

Red List Status -

Least Concern (LC) , assessed in 08/12/2016

Protected species -

in Northern Province

Diospyros umbrosa is an endemic tree/small tree of New Caledonia spread in the south part of Grande Terre. Diospyros umbrosa occurs in shrubland and forest on ultramafic substrate at an altitudinal range 150 - 900 m asl. This species does not seem directly threatened. Diospyros umbrosa is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Diospyros umbrosa is an endemic tree/small tree of New Caledonia spread in the south part of Grande Terre.

Population


Population size is unknown.

Habitat


Diospyros umbrosa occurs in shrubland and forest on ultramafic substrate at an altitudinal range 150 - 900 m asl.

Threats


This species does not seem directly threatened.

Conservation


This species is protected by legislation in Province Nord but not in Province Sud. It is known of several protected areas : Vallée de la Thy, Forêt de Saille, Haute Dumbéa, Parc des Grandes Fougères, la Dumbéa, Rivière bleue, Mont Do, Haute Yaté, Pic du Pin

Bibliography


White F.; Vink W. 1993. Flore de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et dépendances. Volume 19 : Ebenacaeae-Winteraceae.

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

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.

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.

Experts


Assessor(s): Schatz, G., Amice, R., Bruy, D., Butin, J., Cazé, H., Dumontet, V., Fleurot, D., Garnier, D., Héquet, V., Lowry, P., Suprin, B., Tanguy, V., Vandrot, H., Veillon, J.

Reviewer(s): Maura, J.

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


Geographical distribution