Taxonomy

endemique
UICN

Red List Status -

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

Sphenostemon pachycladum is an endemic small tree of New Caledonia widespread on Grande Terre from Pouébo in the north to Yaté in the south. Sphenostemon pachycladum occurs in mid and high altitudinal forest(250-1,350 m asl) on various substrates. This species does not seem directly threatened. Sphenostemon pachycladum is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Sphenostemon pachycladum is an endemic small tree of New Caledonia widespread on Grande Terre from Pouébo in the north to Yaté in the south.

Population


Population size is unknown.

Habitat


Sphenostemon pachycladum occurs in mid and high altitudinal forest(250-1,350 m asl) on various substrates.

Threats


This species does not seem globally threatened. Some subpopulations may be threatened by mining activities: Goro (VALE), Camp des sapins (SLN), Kouaoua (SLN).

Conservation


Unprotected by legislation, this species is found in several protected areas : Montagne des sources, Barrage de Yaté, Massif du Kouakoué, Haute Dumbéa, la Dumbéa, Mont Do, Haute Pourina, Foret Nord, Forêt de Saille, Pic du Pin, Mont Panié, Vallée de la Thy, Haute Yaté, Rivière bleue

Bibliography


Jérémie, J.; Hoff, M.; Jonsell, B. 1997. Flore de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et dépendances. Volume 21 : Sphenostemonaceae, Anacardiaceae, Cruciferae.

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.

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.

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.

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


Geographical distribution