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 îles des Pins. P. macrocarpus occurs in dense humid forests and mangroves on schistose rocks, calcerous and ultramafic rocks at an altitudinal range of 3-350 m asl. 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 îles des Pins.

Population


The population size is unknown.

Habitat


Pandanus macrocarpus occurs in dense humid forest and mangrove on schistose, calcerous and ultramafique rocks at an altitudinal range of 3-350 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 but not in province Sud. This species is found in numerous protected areas : Rivière bleue, Haute Yaté, Haute Dumbéa, la Dumbéa.

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.

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

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