Taxonomy

endemique
UICN

Red List Status -

Data Deficient (DD) , assessed in 07/04/2017

Phelline billardierei is an endemic shrub of New Caledonia, which under current knowledge, is known from Grande Terre, Ile des Pins and Lifou. All herbarium samples are old. It would be found in humid forest and shrubland at low altitude. This taxon is insufficiently collected and not well known. P. billardierei is therefore assessed as Data Deficient (DD) for provenance and taxonomic reasons.

Geographical area


P. billardierei is an endemic shrub of New Caledonia, which under current knowledge, is known from Grande Terre, Ile des Pins and Lifou.

Population


Population size is unknown.

Habitat


P. billardierei would be found in humid forest and shrubland mostly at low altitude.

Threats


Threats are unknown.

Conservation


P. billardierei is not protected by legislation. Taxonomic studies should be carried on to bring further taxononomic clarifications.

Bibliography


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.

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

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

Barriera, G. 2017. Novitates neocaledonicae. VIII. Taxonomie et nomenclature du genre Phelline (Phellinaceae) avec la description de la nouvelle espèce Phelline barrierei. Candollea (72) , p.361-370.

Experts


Assessor(s): Veillon, J., Amice, R., Bruy, D., Butin, J., Fleurot, D., Garnier, D., Gâteblé, G., Goxe, J., Suprin, B.

Reviewer(s): Pillon, Y.

Contributor(s): Barriera, G.

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


Geographical distribution