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 geophytic orchid of New Caledonia, widespread in Grande Terre, from Koniambo in the north to Prony in the south. It occurs in humid forest at an altitudinal range 20-1,200 m asl. This species does not seem directly threatened. Genoplesium calopterum is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Genoplesium calopterum is an endemic geophytic 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.

Conservation


Genoplesium calopterum is protected by legislation in Province Nord and Province Sud and it does occur in seven protected areas: Barrage de Yaté, Chutes de la Madeleine, Haute Dumbéa, la Dumbéa, Mont Mou, Parc des Grandes Fougères, Pic du Pin.

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.

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

Hallé N.; Aubréville A.; Leroy J. F.; 1977. Flore de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et dépendances. Volume 08 : Orchidaceae.

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): Tanguy, V., Maura, J.


Geographical distribution