Taxonomy

Genoplesium calopterum (Rchb.f.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem.
endemique
protegee
UICN

Synonyms

Prasophyllum calopterum Rchb.f.

Red List Status -

Least Concern (LC) , assessed in 28/06/2016

Protected species -

in Northern Province , in Northern Province

Genoplesium calopterum is an endemic epiphyte orchid of New Caledonia, widespread in Grande Terre, from Koniambo in the north to Prony in the south of Grande Terre. It occurs in humid forest at an altitudinal range 20-1,200 m asl. Genoplesium calopterum is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Genoplesium calopterum is an endemic epiphyte orchid of New Caledonia, widespread in Grande Terre, from Koniambo in the north to Prony in the south of Grande Terre.

Population


Population size is unknown.

Habitat


Genoplesium calopterum occurs in humid forest at an altitudinal range 20-1,200 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. The taxonomic database « FLORICAL » and characteristics of the indigenous flora of New Caledonia. Adansonia(334) , p.177-219.

Hallé N.; Aubréville A.; Leroy J. F.; 1977. Flore de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et dépendances. Volume 8: Orchidaceae.

Endemia.nc 2016. Faune et Flore de Nouvelle-Calédonie.

Experts


Assessor(s): Laudereau, C., Butin, J., Antheaume, C., Cazé, H., Cazé, H., Fleurot, D., Garnier, D., Gâteblé, G., Maura, J.

Reviewer(s): Tanguy, V.

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


Geographical distribution