Taxonomy

endemique
protegee
UICN

Red List Status -

Not Evaluated (NE) , assessed in 15/09/2016

Protected species -

in Northern Province , in Northern Province

Psychotria deverdiana is an endemic shrub of New Caledonia. It would occurs in forest or degraded former forest on volcano-sedimentary substrate at an altitudinal range 0-250 m asl. This taxon seems to be a synonym of P. micromyrtus and is not evaluated (NE).

Geographical area


Psychotria deverdiana is an endemic shrub of New Caledonia.

Population


Population size is unknown.

Habitat


Psychotria deverdiana would occurs in forest or degraded former forest on volcano-sedimentary substrate at an altitudinal range 0-250 m asl.

Threats


This species does not seem directly threatened.

Conservation


Taxonomy needs to be clarified.

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.

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

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

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.

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., Maura, J., Tanguy, V.


Geographical distribution