Prumnopitys ferruginoides 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Pinopsida Pinales Podocarpaceae

Scientific Name: Prumnopitys ferruginoides
Species Authority: (R.H.Compton) de Laub.
Podocarpus ferruginoides R.H.Compton
Taxonomic Source(s): Farjon, A. 2010. A Handbook of the World's Conifers. Koninklijke Brill, Leiden.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-11-09
Assessor(s): Thomas, P.
Reviewer(s): Farjon, A. & Gardner, M.
Contributor(s): Munzinger, J., Lowry, P. & Jaffré, T.
This species is widespread in the montane rainforests of New Caledonia and there is no current evidence of decline, hence it is listed as Least Concern.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Lower Risk/least concern (LR/lc)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Widespread in New Caledonia although more common in the south. Recorded from 700 to 1,400 m asl.
Countries occurrence:
New Caledonia
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2: 116
Continuing decline in area of occupancy (AOO): No
Extreme fluctuations in area of occupancy (AOO): No
Estimated extent of occurrence (EOO) - km2: 3897
Continuing decline in extent of occurrence (EOO): No
Extreme fluctuations in extent of occurrence (EOO): No
Number of Locations: 27
Continuing decline in number of locations: No
Extreme fluctuations in the number of locations: No
Lower elevation limit (metres): 700
Upper elevation limit (metres): 1400
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Population [top]

Population: Scattered in humid dense rainforest throughout the ultramfic areas.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Continuing decline of mature individuals: No
Extreme fluctuations: No Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurs in moist montane rainforest, often with Retrophyllum comptonii.
Systems: Terrestrial
Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat: No

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No specific threats have been identified for this species. Changes associated with climate change could become a problem.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Prumnopitys ferruginoides occurs in a number of protected areas such as Mont Panie and Montagne des Sources.

Citation: Thomas, P. 2010. Prumnopitys ferruginoides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T42539A10719584. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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