Taxonomy

Leichhardtia oubatchensis (Schltr.) Liede, Gâteblé & Meve
endemique
UICN

Synonyms

Marsdenia oubatchensis Schltr.

Red List Status -

Data Deficient (DD) , assessed in 10/09/2015

Marsdenia pseudoparsonsia is a narrow endemic liana restricted to the north-west of Grande Terre in New Caledonia. This species is insufficiently known. It could be composed by three sub-populations (Poum, Yandé, Kaféaté). It is found in shrubland and remanant forest on an ultramafic substrate. This taxon is insufficiently collected and not well known. Marsdenia pseudoparsonsia is therefore assessed as Data Deficient (DD) for taxonomic and provenance reasons.

Geographical area


Marsdenia pseudoparsonsia is a narrow endemic liana restricted to the north-west of Grande Terre in New Caledonia. It could be composed by three sub-populations (Poum, Yandé, Kaféaté).

Population


Population size is unknown.

Habitat


It is found in shrubland and remanant forest on an ultramafic substrate.

Threats


The lack of observations do not allow experts to identify any specific threat.

Conservation


The genus Marsdenia should be taxonomically clarified in order to be able to assess the extinction risks of this species.

Bibliography


Wulff AS, Hollingsworth PM, Ahrends A, Jaffré T, Veillon J-M, L’Huillier L, et al. 2013. Conservation Priorities in a Biodiversity Hotspot: Analysis of Narrow Endemic Plant Species in New Caledonia.

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

L'Huillier L.; Jaffré T. and Wulff A. 2010. Mines et Environnement en Nouvelle-Calédonie : les milieux sur substrats ultramafiques et leur restauration.

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.

Experts


Assessor(s): Tanguy, V., Veillon, J., Amice, R., Barrière, R., Fleurot, D., Gailhbaud, P., Garnier, D., Suprin, B.

Reviewer(s): Vandrot, H.

Contributor(s): Wulff, A.

Facilitator(s): Chanfreau, S., Tanguy, V.


Geographical distribution