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Threatened flora of southwest Victoria

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High priority threatened flora in the South West Region of Victoria, Australia

The following list comprises a selection of threatened flora that has been identified as being high priority in the South West of Victoria. The high priority rating is based on a combination of the importance of the species and high level of concern within a particular bioregion. These species have been identified as requiring either full commitment or substantive participation within the bioregion indicated and is based on information from the Bioregional Network Analysis (BNA) for each bioregion (Lowe et al 2000).

In addition to the above BNA priorities, this list also includes high priority threatened flora in the South West that have specific management actions specified in the (DSE Actions for Biodiversity Conservation database).1

Note: at present this list does not include species in the Goldfields bioregion.


Quick find high priority threatened speciesclick on Family or common name in list
Ferns & Mosses
Flowering plants
Family &Indicator threat.sp. in South West
Asteliaceae(Astelia)
Asteraceae(Daisy)
Boraginaceae(Heliotrope)
Brassicaceae(Peppercress)
Callitrichaceae(Water-starwort)
Casuarinaceae(Sheoak)
Chenopodiaceae(Salt bush)
Cyperaceae(Sedge)
Dilleniaceae(Guinea-flower)
Ericaceae(Snow-berry)
Eriocaulaceae(Pipewort)
Fabaceae(Bush-pea)
Lamiaceae(Westringia)
Liliaceae(Lilly)
Loranthaceae(Mistletoe)
Mimosaceae(Wattle)
Myrtaceae(Gum)
Orchidaceae(Orchid)
Phormiaceae(Flax-lily)
Poaceae(Native grass)
Polygalaceae(Milkwort)
Proteaceae(Grevillea)
Rhamnaceae(Spyridium)
Scrophulariaceae(Eyebright)
Thymelaeaceae(Rice-flower)
Zannichelliaceae(Water-mat)
Western Basalt Plains Grassland Community


Contents

Ferns & Mosses

Common nameBotanical namePriority bioregion
Grammitis magellanica ssp. nothofagetiBeech Finger-fernOR
Huperzia variaLong ClubmossOR
Pneumatopteris pennigeraLime FernGP,
Tmesipteris elongata ssp. elongataSlender Fork-fernOR

Flowering plants

Botanical nameCommon namePriority bioregion

Family Asteliaceae

(Astelia)

Astelia australiana1Tall AsteliaOR1

Family Asteraceae

(Daisy)

Brachyscome chrysoglossaYellow-tongue DaisyW
Cassinia rugata1Wrinkled CassiniaGP1
Haegiela tateiSmall Nut-headsW
Leiocarpa gatesii1Wrinkled ButtonsOR1
Leucochrysum albicans subsp. albicans var. tricolor1Hoary SunrayVVP1
Olearia pannosa ssp. cardiophylla1Velvet Daisy-bushCVU1
Olearia picridifolia Rasp Daisy-bush OP
Rutidosis leptorhynchoides1Button WrinklewortVVP1
Senecio macrocarpus1Large-fruit FireweedW1
Taraxacum cygnorum1Coast DandelionGP1
Trichanthodium baracchianum1Dwarf Yellow-headsW1
Trichanthodium skirrophorumWoolly Yellow-headsW
Vittadinia pterochaetaWinged New Holland DaisyW
Xerochrysum palustre1Swamp EverlastingGP1

Family Boraginaceae

(Heliotrope)

Heliotropium asperrimumRough HeliotropeW

Family Brassicaceae

(Peppercress)

Ballantinia antipoda1Southern Sheppard's PurseCVU1
Lepidium aschersonii1Spiny PeppercressVVP1
Lepidium hyssopifoliumBasalt PeppercressCVU
Lepidium monoplocoidesWinged PeppercressW
Lepidium pseudopapillosum1Erect Pepper-cressW1

Family Callitrichaceae

(Water-starwort)

Callitriche cyclocarpaWestern Water-starwortW

Family Casuarinaceae

(Sheoak)

Allocasuarina obesa1Swamp She-oakW1

Family Chenopodiaceae

(Salt bush)

Halosarcia flabelliformis1Bead GlasswortW1
Maireana cheelii1Chariot WheelsW1
Sclerolaena napiformis1Turnip CopperburrW1

Family Cyperaceae

(Sedge)

Carex tasmanica1Curly SedgeVVP1
Cyperus subulatusPointed Flat-sedgeW
Isolepis congruaSlender Club-sedgeW
Schoenoplectus dissachanthusBlunt Club-sedgeW

Family Dilleniaceae

(Guinea-flower)

Hibbertia humifusa subsp. debilis1Dergholm Guinea-flowerGP, W1
Hibbertia sessiliflora Heathy Guinea-flower GP

Family Ericaceae

(Snow-berry)

Gaultheria hispidaSnow-berryOR

Family Eriocaulaceae

(Pipewort)

Eriocaulon australasicum1Southern PipewortW1

Family Fabaceae

(Bush-pea)

Cullen parvum1Small Scurf-pea VVP1
Cullen tenaxTough Scurf-peaVVP
Daviesia laevis1Grampians Bitter-peaGG1
Glycine latrobeanaClover GlycineWP,VVP
Pultenaea graveolensScented Bush-peaCVU
Swainsona brachycarpa1Slender Swainson-peaW,GG1
Swainsona murrayana1Slender Darling-peaW1
Swainsona reticulata1Kneed Swainson-peaW1
Swainsona sericea1Silky Swainson-peaW1
Swainsona swainsonioides1Downy Swainson-peaW1
Pultenaea williamsoniana1Williamson's Bush-peaGG1

Family Lamiaceae

(Westringia)

Westringia crassifolia1Whipstick WestringiaW1

Family Liliaceae

(Lilly)

Borya mirabilis1Grampians Pincushion-lilyW1

Family Loranthaceae

(Mistletoe)

Amyema linophylla subsp. orientaleBuloke MistletoeW

Family Mimosaceae

(Wattle)

Acacia enterocarpa1Jumping-jack WattleW1
Acacia glandulicarpa1Hairy-pod WattleW1
Acacia melvilleiMyallW
Acacia pendulaWeeping MyallW

Family Myrtaceae

(Gum)

Callistemon wimmerensisWimmera BottlebrushW1
Eucalyptus aggregataBlack GumCVU
Eucalyptus diversifolia subsp. megacarpaCoast GumGP
Eucalyptus fasciculosaPink GumGP
Eucalyptus froggattii1Kamarooka MalleeW1
Eucalyptus leucoxylon subsp. bellarinensis1Bellarine Yellow-gumOP1

Family Orchidaceae

(Orchid)

Caladenia australisSouthern Spider-orchidOP
Caladenia audasii 1McIvor Spider-orchidW1
Caladenia calcicola1Limestone Spider-orchidGP1
Caladenia sp. aff. colorata1Colourful Spider-orchidGP1
Caladenia concolorCrimson Spider-orchidCVU
Caladenia cruciformisRed-cross Spider-orchid
Caladenia formosa1Elegant Spider-orchidGP, W
Caladenia fragrantissimaScented Spider-orchid
Caladenia fragrantissima subsp. fragrantissimaScented Spider-orchidGP
Caladenia fulva1Tawny Spider-orchidW1
Caladenia hastata1Mellblom's Spider-orchidGP1
Caladenia lowanensis1Wimmera Spider-orchidW1
Caladenia maritima1Angahook Pink-fingersOP1
Caladenia reticulata s.s.Veined Spider-orchidW
Caladenia strictaUpright Spider-orchidW
Caladenia tensa1Rigid Spider-orchidW1
Caladenia validaRobust Spider-orchidOP,GP
Caladenia versicolor1Candy Spider-orchidW1
Caladenia xanthochila1Yellow-lip Spider-orchidW1
Corybas despectansCoast Helmet-orchidGP
Corunastylis sp. aff. nudiscapa1Otway Midge-orchidOP1
Corysanthes sp. aff. diemenica1Late Helmet-orchid (coastal)GP, OP1
Dipodium campanulatumBell-flower Hyacinth-orchidW
Diuris behriiGolden CowslipsCVU,VVP, W
Diuris sp. aff. chryseopsisSmall Golden MothsVVP
Diuris sp. aff. lanceolata (Derrinallum)1Early Golden MothsVVP1
Diuris palustrisSwamp DiurisVVP, W
Genoplesium sp.aff. nudiscapumGellibrand Midge-orchidOP
Microtis orbicularisDark Mignonette-orchidW
Paracaleana grampiana (Horsham)1Grampians Duck-orchidGG1
Prasophyllum diversiflorum1Gorae Leek-orchidVVP1
Prasophyllum fitzgeraldiiFitzgerald's Leek-orchidW
Prasophyllum fosteri1Shelford Leek-orchidVVP1
Prasophyllum frenchii1Maroon Leek-orchid GG, GP1
Prasophyllum lindleyanumGreen Leek-orchidW
Prasophyllum litoraleCoastal Leek-orchidGP
Prasophyllum occidentaleWestern Leek-orchidW
Prasophyllum pallidumPale Leek-orchidW
Prasophyllum spicatumDense Leek-orchidOP
Prasophyllum suaveolens1Fragrant Leek-orchidVVP1, W
Prasophyllum subbisectum1Pomonal Leek-orchidW1
Pterostylis basaltica1Basalt RustyhoodVVP1
Pterostylis cheraphila1Floodplain RustyhoodW1
Pterostylis chlorogramma1Green-striped GreenhoodGP11
Pterostylis cucullata1Leafy GreenhoodGP, OP1
Pterostylis sp. aff. bicolor (Woorndoo)1Dense GreenhoodVVP1
Pterostylis sp. aff. cycnocephala (Woorndoo)1Cygnet GreenhoodVVP1
Pterostylis sp. aff. dolichochila (Portland)1Portland Shell OrchidGP1
Pterostylis sp. aff. furcata ass.Swamp Scrub1Small Sickle GreenhoodWP1
Pterostylis sp. aff. mutica (Basalt Plains)1Leprechaun GreenhoodVVP1
Pterostylis tenuissima1Swamp GreenhoodWP,GP,OP1
Pterostylis truncata1Brittle GreenhoodCVU1
Thelymitra circumseptaNaked Sun-orchidCVU
Thelymitra epipactoides1Metallic Sun-orchid GP, WP, W
Thelymitra gregaria1Basalt Sun-orchidVVP1
Thelymitra hiemalis1Winter Sun-orchidGP, OP
Thelymitra mackibbinii1Brilliant Sun-orchidW1
Thelymitra malvinaMauve-tuft Sun-orchidGP
Thelymitra matthewsii1Spiral Sun-orchidOP, W
Thelymitra merraniaeMerran's Sun-orchidOP,WP

Family Phormiaceae

(Flax-lily)

Dianella amoenaMatted Flax-lilyVVP

Family Poaceae

(Native grass)

Amphibromus pithogastrus1Plump Swamp Wallaby-grassCVU,VVP
Amphibromus sinuatusWavy Swamp Wallaby-grassGP,VVP
Digitaria divaricatissimaUmbrella GrassW
Deyeuxia imbricataBent-grassW
Lachnagrostis adamsonii 1Adamson's Blown-grassVPP1
Poa sallacustris1Salt-lake Tussock-grassVVP1

Family Polygalaceae

(Milkwort)

Comesperma polygaloides1Small MilkwortW1

Family Proteaceae

(Grevillea)

Grevillea bedggoodiana1Enfield GrevilleaCVU1
Grevillea floripendula1Ben Major GrevilleaCVU1
Grevillea infecunda1Anglesea GrevilleaOP1
Grevillea montis-cole subsp. montis-cole1Mount Cole GrevilleaCVU1
Grevillea montis-cole ssp. Langi Ghiran Grevillea CVU

Family Rhamnaceae

(Spyridium)

Discaria pubescens1Australian Anchor PlantVVP1
Spyridium nitidum1Shining SpyridiumW1
Spyridium sp.11Forked SpyridiumW1

Family Scrophulariaceae

(Eyebright)

Euphrasia collina subsp. muelleri1Purple EyebrightW1

Family Thymelaeaceae

(Rice-flower)

Pimelea pagophila1Grampians Rice-flowerGG1
Pimelea spinescens subsp. pubiflora1Wimmera Rice-flowerW1
Pimelea spinescens subsp. spinescens1Spiny Rice-flowerVVP1

Family Zannichelliaceae

(Water-mat)

Lepilaena patentifoliaSpreading Water-matW

Western Basalt Plains Grassland Community

VVP
Bioregion
CVUCentral Victorian Uplands (west)
GPGlenelg Plain
GGGreater Grampians
OPOtway Plain
OROtway Ranges
VVPVictorian Volcanic Plains
WPWarrnambool Plain
WWimmera

References:

Lowe, K., Preece, K., & Amos, N (2000) Victoria’s biodiversity reporting system: a bioregional approach to refining priorities and partnerships for biodiversity conservation. Dept. Natural Resources & Environment, Victoria.

DSE Actions for Biodiversity Database, Department of Sustainability & Environment, 2005.

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