Taxonomy

endemique
protegee
UICN

Common name :

Gourde du mineur

Red List Status -

Least Concern (LC) , assessed in 07/04/2017

Protected species -

in Northern Province

Nepenthes vieillardii is an endemic carnivorous liana of New Caledonia widespread on Grande Terre and on Ile des Pins. Nepenthes vieillardii occurs in forest and shrubland at an altitudinal range 10- 1,000 m asl mainly on ultramafic substrate. This species does not seem directly threatened. Nepenthes vieillardii is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Nepenthes vieillardii is an endemic carnivorous liana of New Caledonia widespread on Grande Terre and on Ile des Pins.

Population


Population size is unknown.

Habitat


Nepenthes vieillardii occurs in forest and shrubland at an altitudinal range 10- 1,000 m asl mainly on ultramafic substrate.

Threats


This species does not seem directly threatened even though it may be collected for gardening.

Conservation


Protected by legislation in province Nord, this species occurs in several protected areas : Haute Yaté, Massif du Kouakoué, Foret Nord, Mont Do, Vallée de la Thy, Rivière bleue, Mont Panié, Barrage de Yaté, Montagne des sources

Bibliography


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.

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): Veillon, J., Amice, R., Bruy, D., Butin, J., Fleurot, D., Garnier, D., Gâteblé, G., Goxe, J., Suprin, B.

Reviewer(s): Pillon, Y.

Contributor(s): Clarke, C.

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


Geographical distribution