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This species is accepted, and its native range is New Caledonia.


Hopkins, H.C.F., Pillon, Y., Stacy, E.A. et al. 2015. Jaffrea, a new genus of Rhamnaceae endemic to New Caledonia, with notes on Alphitonia and Emmenosperma. Kew Bulletin 70: 42. DOI

New Caledonia.
In or at the margins of dense evergreen forest, along streams, and in maquis, from 100 – 1250 m, on ultramafic substrates.
The number of collections and their wide distribution in New Caledonia in various habitat types suggest a preliminary conservation status of Least Concern (LC), according to the criteria of the IUCN (2001).

Native to:

New Caledonia

Jaffrea xerocarpa (Baill.) H.C.Hopkins & Pillon appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Kew Bull. 70(4)-42: 17 (2015)


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