Red List Status -Vulnerable (VU) , assessed in 21/07/2016
Protected species -in Northern Province
Codia jaffrei is an endemic tree of the south of Grande Terre in New Caledonia. It is found in dense humid forest at low altitude on ultramafic substrate. The main threats impacting this species comes from habitat fragmentation caused by bushfires, mining activities and logging. Its area of occupancy (AOO) and extent of occurrence (EOO) being estimated respectively to 60 and 622 km², Codia jaffrei is considered Vulnerable (VU) using criteria B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v) with an estimation of 9-10 locations with an estimated decline of all sub-criteria.
Codia jaffrei is restricted to the south of Grande Terre in New Caledonia.
It is known from 9 sub-populations. It is a gregarious species.
It is found in dense humid forest at low altitude (0-300 m asl) on ultramafic substrate.
The main threats impacting this species comes from habitat fragmentation caused by bushfires, mining activities and logging. The wood of Codia jaffrei was logged in the past.
Protected species by legislation in Province Nord but not in Province Sud, this species occurs in several protected areaa : Forêt Nord, Rivière bleue, Haute Yaté, Pic du Pin It is suggested to use this species in ecological restoration.
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Assessor(s): Pillon, Y., Bruy, D., Butin, J., Fleurot, D., Gâteblé, G., Hequet, V., Letocart, D., Letocart, I., Tanguy, V., Tiavouane, J., Tron, F.
Reviewer(s): Fogliani, B.
Contributor(s): Couhia, J., Brinkert, M., Fortune-Hopkins, H.
Facilitator(s): Maura, J., Tanguy, V.