Agathis montana

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Mount Panié kauri
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Araucariaceae
Genus: Agathis
Species: A. montana
Binomial name
Agathis montana
de Laub.
Synonyms

Salisburyodendron montana (de Laub.) A.V.Bobrov & Melikyan

The Mount Panié kauri (Agathis montana) is a species of conifer in the Araucariaceae family that is endemic to the higher elevations of Mont Panié in New Caledonia. Its native name is "Dayu Biik" in Nemi and Fwâi. It is a long-living species, with one recently dead tree of 80 cm estimated to be 1,100–1,300 years old based on 14C dating. It is threatened by feral pigs, Phytophthora disease, bark beetles and climate change.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tron, F. & Sabran, S. (2014). "Agathis montana". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 29 August 2014.