Callerya neocaledonica I.C.Nielsen & Veillon (2005:82)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym of Austrocallerya australis) (Compton et al., 2019; POWO, 2024)

Last (and only) record: 1992 (Hequet, 2010)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Dumbea District, New Caledonia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

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


Other references:

Bouchet, Philippe, Jaffré, Tanguy and Veillon, Jean-Marie. (1995). Plant extinction in New Caledonia: protection of sclerophyll forest urgently needed. Biodiversity and Conservation 4: 415-428.

Compton, J. A. et al. (2019). The Callerya Group redifined and Tribe Wisterieae (Fabaceae) emended. PhytoKeys 125: 1-112.

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, Tanguy and Veillon, Jean-Marie. (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, Tanguy, Morat, Philippe and Veillon, Jean-Marie. (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.

POWO. (2024). Plants of the World Online (online resource). Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom. Available at: [Accessed 15 June 2024]


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