The Gymnosperm Database

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Detail drawing from de Laubenfels (1972).

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Distribution, redrawn from de Laubenfels (1972).

 

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Conservation status 2010: protocol 3.1

Podocarpus sylvestris

J. Buchholz 1949

Common names

Taxonomic notes

Syn. (Farjon 1998):

Description

(Eckenwalder 2009).

Distribution and Ecology

New Caledonia (de Laubenfels 1972). Based on data from 54 collection localities, it grows at elevations of 420 ±230 m. Within its range, mean annual temperature is 21°C, with an average minimum in the coldest month of 14°C, and a mean annual precipitation of 1690 mm (Biffin et al. 2011, Table S5).

The IUCN reports that the population status is stable.

Big tree

Oldest

Dendrochronology

Ethnobotany

Observations

Remarks

Citations

Buchholz, J. 1949. Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris), sér. 2, 21:285.

See also

Association Endemia, a site devoted to New Caledonian species. Has excellent photos, a range map, and other information. In French.

Last Modified 2017-12-29