Taxonomy

endemique
protegee
UICN

Synonyms

Maba vieillardii HiernDiospyros neocaledonica Kosterm.

Red List Status -

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

Protected species -

in Northern Province

Diospyros vieillardii is an endemic tree/small tree of New Caledonia widespread in Grande Terre and Belep islands. Diospyros vieillardii occurs in shrubland and forest on ultramafic substrate at an altitudinal range 0 - 1,000 m asl. This species does not seem directly threatened. Diospyros vieillardii is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Diospyros vieillardii is an endemic tree/small tree of New Caledonia widespread in Grande Terre and Belep islands.

Population


This species is common.

Habitat


Diospyros vieillardii occurs in shrubland and forest on ultramafic substrate at an altitudinal range 0 - 1,000 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 found in 3 protected areas : Mont Panié, Haute Dumbéa, la Dumbéa

Bibliography


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.

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

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.

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

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): Tanguy, V., Warimavute, G.


Geographical distribution