Taxonomy

endemique
UICN

Common name :

Arbre absinthe, bois pernod.

Synonyms

Doryphora vieillardii Baill.Doryophora vieillardii Baill.

Red List Status -

Least Concern (LC) , assessed in 07/04/2017

Nemuaron vieillardii is an endemic tree of New Caledonia widespread on Grande Terre from Pouébo in the north to Yaté in the south. Nemuaron vieillardii occurs in dense humid forest on various substrates at an altitudinal range 150-1,500 m asl. This species has a high phylogenetic importance as it is part of the family Atherospermataceae (4 genus) which gather plants of ancient evolution. This species does not seem directly threatened. Nemuaron vieillardii is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Nemuaron vieillardii is an endemic tree of New Caledonia widespread on Grande Terre from Pouébo in the north to Yaté in the south.

Population


Population size is unknown.

Habitat


Nemuaron vieillardii occurs in dense humid forest on various substrates at an altitudinal range 150-1,500 m asl.

Threats


This species does not seem globally threatened. Some subpopulations may be threatened by mining activities: Camp des sapins (SLN), Goro (VALE).

Conservation


Unprotected by legislation, this species is found in several protected areas : Massif du Kouakoué, Rivière bleue, Mont Panié, Forêt de Saille, Haute Yaté, Montagne des sources, Aoupinié This species has a high phylogenetic importance as it is part of the family Atherospermataceae (4 genus) which gather plants of ancient evolution.

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.

Tirel, C.; Jérémié, J. 1982. Flore de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et dépendances. Volume 11 : Eléocarpacées, Monimiacées, Amborellacées, Athérospermatacées, Triméniacées, Chloranthacées.

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.

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


Geographical distribution