Callerya neocaledonica I.C. Nielsen & Veillon, 2005



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1992

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Dumbea District, New Caledonia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Nielsen, I. and J. M. Veillon. 2005. A new species of Callerya (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae, Millettieae) from New Caledonia. Adansonia, sér. 3 27(1): 81-84.


Other references:

Bouchet, P., Jaffré, T. and Veillon, J.-M. 1995. Plant extinction in New Caledonia: protection of sclerophyll forest urgently needed. Biodiversity and Conservation 4: 415-428.

de Garine-Wichatitsky, M., Soubeyran, Y., Maillard, D. and Duncan, P. 2005. The diets of introduced rusa deer (Cervus timorensis russa) in a native sclerophyll forest and a native rainforest of New Caledonia. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 32(2): 117-126.

Guillaumin, A. 1948. Flore analytique et synoptique de la Nouvelle-Calédonie, phanérogames. Office de la Recherche Scientifique Coloniale, Paris.

Hequet, V. 2010. Callerya neocaledonica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T177837A7466940. Downloaded on 26 December 2015.

Jaffré, T. and Veillon, J.M. 1991. La forêt sclérophylle de la Province Sud de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. Rapport Sciences et Techniques. Sciences de la Vie. Botanique. ORSTOM/Province Sud, Nouméa.

Jaffré, T., Bouchet, P. and Veillon, J.-M. 1998. Threatened plants of New Caledonia: Is the system of protected areas adequate? Biodiversity and Conservation 7: 109-135.

Jaffré, T., Morat, P. and Veillon, J.-M. 1993. Etude floristique et phytogéographique de la forêt sclérophylle de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Bulletin du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle. Section B, Adansonia 15(1-4): 107-146.

Meyer, J.-Y. 2000. Preliminary review of the invasive plants in the Pacific islands (SPREP Member Countries). Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy. In: G. Sherley (ed.). SPREP.

Morat, P., Jafré, T. and Veillon, J.M. 2001. The flora of New Caledonia's calcareous substrate. Adansonia 23(1): 1-19.


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