Taxonomy

endemique
protegee
UICN

Red List Status -

Least Concern (LC) , assessed in 29/01/2016

Protected species -

in Northern Province

Bulbophyllum ngoyense is an endemic epiphyte orchid of New Caledonia widespread on Grande Terre (main island) as well as in île Art and île des Pins. B. ngoyense occurs in multiple habitat whose humid forest on ultramafic substrate, riparian forest on volcano-sedimentary substrate and shrubland. With an area of occupancy and an area of occurrence equal to 312 and 13633 km², B. ngoyense qualifies as Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


B. ngoyense is an endemic epiphyte orchid of New Caledonia widespread on Grande Terre (main island) as well as in île Art and île des Pins.

Population


Population size is unknown.

Habitat


B. ngoyense occurs in multiple habitat whose humid forest on ultramafic substrate, riparian forest on volcano-sedimentary substrate and shrubland.

Threats


Except the threat of nickel mining in several ultramafic summits, this species does not seem globally threatened.

Conservation


B. ngoyense is protected by legislation in Province Nord and Province Sud and occurs in numerous protected areas : réserve de nature sauvage du Mont Panié, réserve naturelle du Mont Do, réserve naturelle du massif du Kouakoué, réserve naturelle du Mont Mou, réserve naturelle de la Haute Dumbéa, Parc provincial de la Rivière Bleue, réserve intégrale de la Montagne des Sources, réserve naturelle du pic du grand Kaori, réserve naturelle du barrage de Yaté, réserve naturelle de la Haute Yaté, réserve naturelle de la Vallée de la Thy.

Bibliography


Hallé N.; Aubréville A.; Leroy J. F.; 1977. Flore de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et dépendances. Volume 8: Orchidaceae.

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): Butin, J., Laudereau, C., Amice, R., Bruy, D., Chambrey, C., Dumontet, V., Garnier, D., Mandaoué, L., Maura, J., Tiavouane, J.

Reviewer(s): Tanguy, V.

Facilitator(s): Chanfreau, S.


Geographical distribution