Taxonomy

endemique
protegee
UICN

Common name :

Wadratha (drehu), mèèpörö (xârâcùù).

Synonyms

Barrotia macrocarpa Brongn.Pandanus macrocarpus sensu Vieill.

Red List Status -

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

Protected species -

in Northern Province

Pandanus macrocarpus is an endemic shrub of New Caledonia with a scatterred distribution in Grande Terre (south, centre and north-east) and is also found in Loyalty Islands (Lifou and Maré) and Ies des Pins. P. macrocarpus occurs in dense humid forests and mangroves on volcano-sedimentary rocks, calcareous and ultramafic rocks up to 350 m asl. Its extent of occurrence (EOO) and area of occupancy (AOO) are 42,472 and 84 km², respectively. P. macrocarpus does not seem directly threatened and is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


P. macrocarpus is an endemic shrub of New Caledonia with a scatterred distribution and is also found in Loyalty islands (Lifou and Maré) and Iles des Pins.

Population


The population size is unknown.

Habitat


Pandanus macrocarpus occurs in dense humid forest and mangrove on volcano-sedimentary, calcareous and ultramafic rocks up to 350 m asl.

Threats


This species does not seem threatened but some subpopulations may be impacted by fire and mining activities: Goro(SLN).

Conservation


P. macrocarpus is protected by legislation in province Nord. This species is found in four protected areas: Rivière bleue, Haute Yaté, Haute Dumbéa, la Dumbéa.

Bibliography


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. The taxonomic database « FLORICAL » and characteristics of the indigenous flora of New Caledonia. Adansonia(334) , p.177-219.

Munzinger J., Morat Ph., Jaffré T., Gâteblé G., Pillon Y., Tronchet F., Veillon J.-M., & M. Chalopin 2016. FLORICAL: Checklist of the vascular indigenous flora of New Caledonia. vers. 22.IV.2016.

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