Taxonomy

Psychotria microglossa (Baill.) Guillaumin
endemique
UICN

Synonyms

Psychotria rarifolia S.MooreUragoga microglossa Baill.

Red List Status -

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

Psychotria microglossa is an endemic shrub, widespread in Grande Terre from Arago in the north to Port boisé in the south of New Caledonia. It occurs in dense humid forest at an altitudinal range 0-800 m asl. This species does not seem directly threatened. Psychotria microglossa is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Psychotria microglossa is an endemic shrub, widespread in Grande Terre from Arago in the north to Port boisé in the south of New Caledonia.

Population


Population size is unknown.

Habitat


Psychotria microglossa occurs in dense humid forest at an altitudinal range 0-800 m asl.

Threats


This species does not seem directly threatened.

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, 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.

Laure Barrabé 2013. Systématique et Evolution du genre Psychotria (Rubiaceæ) en 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): Lannuzel, G., Tanguy, V.

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


Geographical distribution