Taxonomy

Psychotria poissoniana (Baill.) Guillaumin ex S.Moore
endemique
UICN

Synonyms

Uragoga poissoniana Baill.Psychotria poissoniana var. brachypoda Guillaumin

Red List Status -

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

Psychotria poissoniana is an endemic shrub, widespread in Grande Terre from Inédete in the north to Forêt des électriques in the south of New Caledonia. It occurs in forest and shrubland on volcano-sedimentary and ultramafic substrate at an altitudinal range 150-1,200 m asl. This species does not seem globally threatened. Psychotria poissoniana is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Psychotria poissoniana is an endemic shrub, widespread in Grande Terre from Inédete in the north to Forêt des électriques in the south of New Caledonia.

Population


Population size is unknown.

Habitat


Psychotria poissoniana occurs in forest on volcano-sedimentary and ultramafic substrate at an altitudinal range 150-1,200 m asl.

Threats


This species does not seem globally threatened. Some subpopulations may be threatened by mining activities: Kouaoua (SLN).

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.

Laure Barrabé 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.

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): Lannuzel, G., Tanguy, V.

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


Geographical distribution