Taxonomy

endemique
protegee
UICN

Red List Status -

Least Concern (LC) , assessed in 09/06/2017

Protected species -

in Northern Province

Pandanus bernardii is an endemic treelet of New Caledonia with a scattered distribution in the south, the centre and the northern part of Grande Terre. The species occurs in dense humid forest on volcano-sedimentary and ultramafic rocks at an altitudinal range 200-900 m asl. P. bernardii does not seem directly threatened and has an area of occupation (AOO) and an area of occurence (EOO) respectively estimated to 116 km² and 9,318 km². Therefore, P. bernardii is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Pandanus bernardii is an endemic treelet of New Caledonia with a scattered distribution in the south, the centre and the northern part of Grande Terre.

Population


The population size is unknown.

Habitat


Pandanus bernardii occurs in dense humid forest on volcano-sedimentary and ultramafic rocks at an altitudinal range of 200-900 m asl.

Threats


P. bernardii does not seem threatened but some subpopulations may be impacted by bushfires and mining actvities: Goro (Vale Inco).

Conservation


P. bernardii is protected by legislation in province Nord. This species is found in sevral protected areas: Mont Panié, Forêt cachée, Haute Yaté, Barrage de Yaté, Montagne des sources, Rivière bleue, Foret Nord.

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.

Callmander, M.W. 2014. Validating a striking new species endemic from New Caledonia: Pandanus bernardii H.St.John ex Callm., sp. nov. (Pandanaceae) and its monospecific section: Pandanus Parkinson sect. Bernardia B.C.Stone ex Callm., sect. nov.. Adansonia(36) , p.7.

Experts


Assessor(s): Amice, R., Barrabé, L., Cazé, H., Chambrey, C., Garnier, D., Hequet, V., Letocart, D., Letocart, I.

Reviewer(s): Callmander, M.

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


Geographical distribution