SynonymsChrysophyllum lissophyllum f. obscurinerve Vink
Red List Status -Near Threatened (NT) , assessed in 10/05/2016
Pycnandra obscurinerva is an endemic shrub of Grande Terre in New Caledonia, from Poum in the North to Boulinda in the South. It is found in shrubland on ultramafic substrate at an altitudinal range 20-1,100 m asl. The main impact identified comes from ongoing mining activities. Therefore, this species does not seem globally threatened. Its area of occupancy (AOO) and extent of occurrence (EOO) being respectively estimated to 148 and 1,604 km², Pycnandra obscurinerva is considered Near Threatened (NT) close to VU B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii) with a decline of habitat quality and a number of locations est estimated to be 11.
Pycnandra obscurinerva is an endemic shrub from northwestern Grande Terre in New Caledonia. It occurs from Poum to the Boulinda massif (Poya).
It is known from 10-11 subpopulations.
Pycnandra obscurinerva is found in shrubland on ultramafic substrate at an altitudinal range 20-1,100 m asl.
This species does not seem globally threatened. Some subpopulations may be threatened by mining activities: Tiebaghi (SLN), Kopeto (SLN), Koniambo(KNS) Ouazangou (NMC) and bushfires.
Unprotected by legislation, this species does not occur in a protected area.
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Assessor(s): Amice, R., Dumontet, V., Fleurot, D., Vandrot, H., Veillon, J.
Reviewer(s): Gâteblé, G.
Contributor(s): Swenson, U., Munzinger, J.
Facilitator(s): Tanguy, V.