Geniostoma macrophyllum 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Gentianales Loganiaceae

Scientific Name: Geniostoma macrophyllum Gillespie

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2016-07-29
Assessor(s): Tikoca, S.
Reviewer(s): Oldfield, S. & Keppel, G.
Contributor(s): Cavu, S., Daveta, M., Masau, M., Rokocaucau, M., Thomas, N., Tutevu, I. & Young, E.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Rivers, M.C.
Geniostoma macrophyllum is an endemic tree to Fiji that is slender and about 10 m tall. This species is found in lowland forest in thickets, rocky areas or sea cliffs on limestone. It is listed as Least Concern, as it is widespread and locally common. It is known to occur in one protected forest, however, there are no ex situ collections of this species.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is found in Viti Levu, Ovalau, and Vanua Levu. The extent of occurrence is 9,897 km2.
Countries occurrence:
Additional data:
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2:36
Number of Locations:9
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Population [top]

Population:The is no population information available for this species but it has been reported to be frequent only in southeastern Viti Levu (Smith 1988). It is considered widespread and locally common (Fiji Red List Workshop 2016).
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Extreme fluctuations:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This is a shrub or slender tree about 10 m tall and a trunk 4-10 (rarely to 25) cm. This species is found in lowland forest in thickets, rocky areas or sea cliffs on limestone (Smith 1988).

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: There no known uses for this species.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no ex situ collections of this species but is found in one of Fiji's protection forest (Mt. Korobaba).

Citation: Tikoca, S. 2016. Geniostoma macrophyllum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T31343A99515461. . Downloaded on 19 June 2018.
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