Taxonomy

UICN

Synonyms

Marattia stokesii E.D.Br.Marattia grantii Copel.

Red List Status -

Data Deficient (DD) , assessed in 10/06/2017

Ptisana salicina is an indigenous fern, restricted to Mont Panié and known from a single herbarium specimen. It would occurs in forest on volcano-sedimentary substrate at an elevation of 500 m asl. This species deserves to be more collected in order to enhance the knowledge of this species. Ptisana salicina is therefore assessed as Data Deficient (DD) for taxonomy and provenance reasons.

Geographical area


Ptisana salicina is an indigenous fern, restricted to Mont Panié and known from a single herbarium specimen.

Population


Population size is unknown.

Habitat


Ptisana salicina would occurs in forest on volcano-sedimentary substrate at an elevation of 500 m asl.

Threats


There is no threat identified.

Conservation


Ptisana salicina is unprotected by legislation but occurs in one protected area: Mont Panié. Taxonomy needs to be clarified. Field surveys in Mont Panié area are recommended in order to address this issue.

Bibliography


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

Brownlie G. 1969. Flore de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et Dépendances, Volume 3: Pteridophytae.

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.

Experts


Assessor(s): Amice, R., Barrabé, L., Cazé, H., Chambrey, C., Garnier, D., Hequet, V., Letocart, D., Letocart, I.

Reviewer(s): Perrie, L., Tanguy, V.

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


Geographical distribution