Taxonomy

Psychotria calothyrsa (Baill.) Guillaumin
endemique
UICN

Synonyms

Uragoga calothyrsus Baill.

Red List Status -

Least Concern (LC) , assessed in 15/09/2016

Psychotria calothyrsa is an endemic shrub or small tree, widespread in Grande Terre from Ponandou in the north to Nakada in the south of New Caledonia. Psychotria calothyrsa occurs in dense humid on volcano-sedimentary substrate at an altitudinal range 10-700 m asl. This species does not seem directly threatened. Psychotria calothyrsa is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Psychotria calothyrsa is an endemic shrub or small tree, widespread in Grande Terre from Ponandou in the North to Nakada in the South of New Caledonia.

Population


Population size is unknown.

Habitat


Psychotria calothyrsa occurs in dense humid on volcano-sedimentary substrate at an altitudinal range 10-700 m asl.

Threats


This species does not seem directly threatened.

Bibliography


Barrabé L. 2013. Systématique et Evolution du genre Psychotria (Rubiaceæ) en 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.

Barrabé L, Maggia L, Pillon Y, Rigault F, Mouly A, Davis AP, Buerki S 2014. New Caledonian lineages of Psychotria (Rubiaceae) reveal different evolutionary histories and the largest documented plant radiation for the archipelago. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution(71) , p.15-35.

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

Experts


Assessor(s): Barrabé, L., Amice, R., Bruy, D., Cazé, H., Dumontet, V., Fleurot, D., Garnier, D., Gâteblé, G., Hequet, V., Maura, J., McCoy, S., Suprin, B., Vandrot, H., Veillon, J.

Reviewer(s): Tanguy, V., Lannuzel, G.

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


Geographical distribution