Taxonomy

endemique
UICN

Red List Status -

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

Hachettea austrocaledonica is an endemic parasite saprophyte of New Caledonia widespread on Grande Terre from Pouébo in the north to Yaté in the south. Hachettea austrocaledonica occurs in humid forest at an altitudinal range 400-1,300 m asl. This species does not seem directly threatened. This species has a high phylogenetic importance as it is the only species of the endemic genus Hachettea. Hachettea austrocaledonica is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Hachettea austrocaledonica is an endemic parasite saprophyte of New Caledonia widespread on Grande Terre from Pouébo in the north to Yaté in the south.

Population


Population size is unknown. This species is rather common.

Habitat


Hachettea austrocaledonica occurs in humid forest at an altitudinal range 400-1,300 m asl.

Threats


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

Conservation


Unprotected by legislation, this species occurs in several protected areas : Haute Dumbéa, Mont Mou, la Dumbéa, Massif du Kouakoué, Montagne des sources, Pic Ningua, Forêt de Saille, Haute Yaté, Rivière bleue, Mont Humboldt This species has a high phylogenetic importance as it is the only species of the endemic genus Hachettea.

Bibliography


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

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.

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

Reviewer(s): Pillon, Y.

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


Geographical distribution