Canavalia veillonii I.C.Nielsen, 2005



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1990

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Bourail region, New Caledonia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Nielsen, I. 2005. A new inland species of Canavalia (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae) from New Caledonia. Adansonia, sér. 3 26(2): 149-151.


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.

Hequet, V. 2010. Canavalia veillonii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T177879A7474849. Downloaded on 26 December 2015.

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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