SynonymsGeissois cartilaginea Vieill. ex Brongn. & Gris • Geissois pruinosa var. macrantha Brongn. & Gris
Red List Status -Least Concern (LC) , assessed in 21/07/2016
Geissois magnifica is an endemic shrub/small tree of the east coast of Grande Terre in New Caledonia. It is found in shrubland and forest edges on ultramafic substrate at low altitude. This species does not seem globally threatened. Geissois magnifica is considered Least Concern (LC).
Geissois magnifica is spread on the east coast of Grande Terre from Yaté to Cap Bocage.
This species is common.
It is found in shrubland and forest edges on ultramafic substrate at low altitude (0-300 m asl).
This species does not seem globally threatened. Some subpopulations may be threatened by mining activities (Nakéty, Boakaine, Kouaoua, Houaïlou) and bushfires.
This species is easy to grow in plant nurseries and could be used more often in ecological restoration. Unprotected by legislation, this species is not found in any protected area.
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Assessor(s): Pillon, Y., Bruy, D., Butin, J., Fleurot, D., Gâteblé, G., Hequet, V., Letocart, D., Letocart, I., Tanguy, V., Tiavouane, J., Tron, F.
Reviewer(s): Fogliani, B.
Contributor(s): Brinkert, M., Couhia, J., Fortune-Hopkins, H.
Facilitator(s): Tanguy, V., Maura, J.