Taxonomy

Thiollierea propinqua (Brongn. & Gris) Paudyal & Delprete
endemique
UICN

Synonyms

Morierina propinqua Brongn. & Gris.,

Red List Status -

Vulnerable (VU) , assessed in 21/04/2017

Morierina propinqua is an endemic shrub found in Grande Terre, from Oua-Tilou to Ouinné. It occurs in riparian forest on ultramafic soil between 5 and 550 m asl. The main impact identified comes from ongoing mining activites and busfires. The EOO and AOO are estimated to be 3,867 km2 and 36 km2, while the number of locations is estimated to be six . Morierina propinqua is assigned a preliminary status of Vulnerable VU: B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)+B2ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v) with a continuing decline of all sub-criteria.

Geographical area


Morierina propinqua is an endemic shrub found in Grande Terre, from Oua-Tilou to Ouinné.

Population


Population size is unknown. It is known from six sub-populations: Contrefort sudouest du Oua-tilou, Massif du Tchingou, Tango, Haute Amoa : Base Mt. Grandié, Boulinda, basse Vallée Ouinné.

Habitat


Morierina propinqua occurs in riparian forest on ultramafic soil between 5 and 550 m asl.

Threats


Some subpopulations may be threatened by mining activities: Ouinné (SMGM) and some of the lowest subpopulations may be threatened by bushfires (Boulinda, Tango).

Conservation


Unprotected by legislation, This species does not occur in any protected area.

Bibliography


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

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): Barrabé, L., Amice, R., Bruy, D., Butin, J., Fleurot, D., Garnier, D., Gâteblé, G., Goxe, J., Hequet, V., Lannuzel, G., Suprin, B., Veillon, J.

Reviewer(s): Cazé, H.

Contributor(s): Mouly, A.

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


Geographical distribution