Taxonomy

endemique
protegee
UICN

Synonyms

Elaeocarpus ngoyensis Knuth

Red List Status -

Least Concern (LC) , assessed in 02/03/2018

Protected species -

in Northern Province

Elaeocarpus yateensis is an endemic tree from New Caledonia, where it has a wide distribution across Grande Terre. It occurs in dense humid forest on ultramafic soil from 100 to 1,100 m asl. Its extent of occurrence (EOO) and area of occupancy (AOO) are 9,902 and 280 km², respectively. Some subpopulations are impacted by bushfires or mining activities, but globally the species is not threatened. Therefore, E. yateensis is listed as Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


E. yateensis is endemic to New Caledonia where it has a wide distribution across Grande Terre: from Forêt Nord (Yaté) to the Taom massif (Kaala-Gomen).

Population


Population size is unknown.

Habitat


E. yateensis occurs in dense humid forest on ultramafic soil up to 1,100 m asl.

Threats


Some subpopulations are impacted by bushfires or mining activities (Goro, Vale ; Camp des Sapins and Kouaoua, SLN), but globally the species is not threatened.

Conservation


This species is protected by legislation in Province Nord and occurs in numerous protected areas: Forêt de Saille, Mont Humboldt, Mont Mou, Pic du Pin, Parc de la Rivière Bleue, Vallée de la Thy, Forêt Nord, Haute Dumbéa, Haute Yaté, Parc de la Dumbéa, Massif du Kouakoué.

Bibliography


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

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.

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

Experts


Assessor(s): Amice, R., Bruy, D., Fleurot, D., Gâteblé, G., Garnier, D., Lannuzel, G., Mandaoué, L., Vandrot, H., Hequet, V.

Reviewer(s): Tanguy, V.

Facilitator(s): Warimavute, G., Meyer, S., Barrabé, L.


Geographical distribution