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Species Profile and Threats Database


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 Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
 
Policy Statements and Guidelines Draft survey guidelines for Australia's threatened orchids (Department of the Environment, 2013b) [Admin Guideline].
 
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
VIC:Flora and Fauna Guarantee Action Statement 148 - Gorae Leek-orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum (Pritchard, A. & Y. Ingeme, 2003) [State Action Plan].
State Listing Status
VIC: Listed as Threatened (Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (Victoria): February 2014 list)
Non-statutory Listing Status
VIC: Listed as Endangered (Advisory List of Rare or Threatened Plants in Victoria: 2005)
Scientific name Prasophyllum diversiflorum [13210]
Family Orchidaceae:Orchidales:Liliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author Nicholls
Infraspecies author  
Reference The Victorian Naturalist 59 (8 May 1942) 8, & fig. (p. 12).
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
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Agriculture and Aquaculture:Land clearing, habitat fragmentation and/or habitat degradation Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Livestock Farming and Grazing:Grazing pressures and associated habitat changes Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Livestock Farming and Grazing:Habitat alteration (vegetation, soil, hydrology) due to trampling and grazing by livestock Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Livestock Farming and Grazing:Habitat loss and modification due to clearance of native vegetation and pasture improvements Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Mixed farms:Habitat modification and destruction due to cropping Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Biological Resource Use:Gathering Terrestrial Plants:Illegal collection Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Biological Resource Use:Logging and Wood Harvesting:Habitat disturbance due to foresty activities Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Biological Resource Use:Logging and Wood Harvesting:Habitat loss, modification and degradation due to timber harvesting Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Recreational Activities:Disturbance, especially from human recreational activities and development Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Recreational Activities:Habitat disturbance from recreational vehicle use Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Ammi majus (Bishop's weed, Queen Anne's Lace) Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Phalaris aquatica (Phalaris) Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Anthoxanthum odoratum (Sweet Vernal Grass, Sweet-scented Vernal-grass, Sweet Vernal) Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Juncus acutus (Spiny Rush) Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Sparaxis bulbifera (Harlequin Flower) Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Paspalum dilatatum (Paspalum) Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Pinus radiata (Radiata Pine Monterey Pine, Insignis Pine, Wilding Pine) Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Asparagus asparagoides (Bridal Creeper, Bridal Veil Creeper, Smilax, Florist's Smilax, Smilax Asparagus) Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Helminthotheca echioides (Guinea Flower, Ox-tongue) Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Invasion and competition from native plant species Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Dams and Water Management/Use:Alteration of hydrological regimes and water quality Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Dams and Water Management/Use:Changes in hydrology including habitat drainage Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Dams and Water Management/Use:Changes to hydrology due to water diversion Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Dams and Water Management/Use:Changes to hydrology including construction of dams/barriers Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Pollution:Agricultural Effluents:Habitat degradation due to agricultural chemical pollution Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Transportation and Service Corridors:Roads and Railroads:Development and/or maintenance of roads Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].
Transportation and Service Corridors:Utility and Service Lines:Powerline easement maintenance and construction; mortality due to collision with powerlines Recovery Plan for the Gorae Leek Orchid Prasophyllum diversiflorum 2000-2004 (Ingeme, Y. & A. Govanstone, 1999) [Recovery Plan].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Prasophyllum diversiflorum in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Wed, 3 Sep 2014 01:34:23 +1000.