Taxonomy

endemique
protegee
UICN

Synonyms

Bryantia viscida Brongn.Bryantia oblonga Brongn.

Red List Status -

Least Concern (LC) , assessed in 09/06/2017

Protected species -

in Northern Province

Pandanus viscidus is an endemic shrub of New Caledonia with a scattered distribution in the north and in the southern part of Grande Terre. It occurs in wetlands and marshy areas on volcano-sedimentary and ultramafic rocks up to 210 m asl. Its extent of occurrence (EOO) and area of occupancy (AOO) are 11,692 and 128 km², respectively. P. viscidus does not seem significantly threatened and is considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographical area


Pandanus viscidus is an endemic shrub of New Caledonia with a scattered distribution in the north and south of Grande Terre.

Population


The population size is unknown.

Habitat


Pandanus viscidus occurs in wetlands and marshy areas on volcano-sedimentary and ultramafic rocks up to 210 m asl.

Threats


This species does not seem threatened but some subpopulations may be directly impacted by fire and indirectly by mining activities (Kopéto, Ada and Tiebaghi).

Conservation


Pandanus viscidus is protected by legislation in Province Nord and it does not occur in any protected areas.

Bibliography


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.

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., Barrabé, L., Cazé, H., Chambrey, C., Garnier, D., Héquet, V., Letocart, D., Letocart, I.

Reviewer(s): Callmander, M.

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


Geographical distribution