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For information to assist proponents in referral, environmental assessments and compliance issues, refer to the Policy Statements and Guidelines (where available), the Conservation Advice (where available) or the Listing Advice (where available).
 
In addition, proponents and land managers should refer to the Recovery Plan (where available) or the Conservation Advice (where available) for recovery, mitigation and conservation information.

EPBC Act Listing Status Listed as Endangered
Recovery Plan Decision Recovery Plan required, this species had a recovery plan in force at the time the legislation provided for the Minister to decide whether or not to have a recovery plan (19/2/2007).
 
Adopted/Made Recovery Plans Long-Flowered Nancy (Wurmbea tubulosa) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Meissner, R., G. Stack & A. Chant, 2005) [Recovery Plan].
 
Federal Register of
    Legislative Instruments
Declaration under s178, s181, and s183 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 - List of threatened species, List of threatened ecological communities and List of threatening processes (Commonwealth of Australia, 2000) [Legislative Instrument].
 
State Government
    Documents and Websites
WA:Declared Rare or Poorly Known Flora in the Geraldton District (Patrick, S.J., 2001) [State Species Management Plan].
WA:Western Australian Wildlife Management Program No. 28. Declared Rare and Poorly Known Flora in the Moora District (Patrick, S.J. & A.P. Brown, 2001) [State Species Management Plan].
State Listing Status
WA: Listed as Vulnerable (Wildlife Conservation Act 1950 (Western Australia): September 2013)
Scientific name Wurmbea tubulosa [12739]
Family Liliaceae:Liliales:Liliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author Benth.
Infraspecies author  
Reference Flora Australiensis 7 (23-30 Mar. 1878) 28.
Distribution map Species Distribution Map

This is an indicative distribution map of the present distribution of the species based on best available knowledge. See map caveat for more information.

Illustrations Google Images

The following table lists known and perceived threats to this species. Threats are based on the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) threat classification version 1.1.

Threat Class Threatening Species References
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Ecosystem Degradation:Decline in habitat quality Long-Flowered Nancy (Wurmbea tubulosa) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Meissner, R., G. Stack & A. Chant, 2005) [Recovery Plan].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Mechanical disturbance during construction, maintanance or recreational activities Long-Flowered Nancy (Wurmbea tubulosa) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Meissner, R., G. Stack & A. Chant, 2005) [Recovery Plan].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Recreational Activities:Disturbance, especially from human recreational activities and development Long-Flowered Nancy (Wurmbea tubulosa) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Meissner, R., G. Stack & A. Chant, 2005) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Oryctolagus cuniculus (Rabbit, European Rabbit) Long-Flowered Nancy (Wurmbea tubulosa) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Meissner, R., G. Stack & A. Chant, 2005) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Oxalis pes-caprae (Soursob, Bermuda Buttercup, Buttercup Oxalis, Cape Cowslip, Geelsuring, Oxalis, Sorrel, Sourgrass, Yellow-Flowered Oxalis, Yellow Sorrel) Long-Flowered Nancy (Wurmbea tubulosa) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Meissner, R., G. Stack & A. Chant, 2005) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Lycium ferocissimum (African Boxthorn, Boxthorn) Long-Flowered Nancy (Wurmbea tubulosa) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Meissner, R., G. Stack & A. Chant, 2005) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Long-Flowered Nancy (Wurmbea tubulosa) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Meissner, R., G. Stack & A. Chant, 2005) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Long-Flowered Nancy (Wurmbea tubulosa) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Meissner, R., G. Stack & A. Chant, 2005) [Recovery Plan].
Residential and Commercial Development:Residential and Commercial Development:Habitat modification (clearance and degradation) due to urban development Long-Flowered Nancy (Wurmbea tubulosa) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Meissner, R., G. Stack & A. Chant, 2005) [Recovery Plan].
Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Poor recruitment (regeneration) and declining population numbers Long-Flowered Nancy (Wurmbea tubulosa) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Meissner, R., G. Stack & A. Chant, 2005) [Recovery Plan].
Species Stresses:Species Stresses:unspecified Long-Flowered Nancy (Wurmbea tubulosa) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Meissner, R., G. Stack & A. Chant, 2005) [Recovery Plan].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Wurmbea tubulosa in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:52:23 +1000.