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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 as Prasophyllum uroglossum
Listed as Vulnerable as Prasophyllum fuscum
Listing and Conservation Advices Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Prasophyllum fuscum (Tawny Leek-orchid) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008ev) [Conservation Advice].
 
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Prasophyllum uroglossum (Wingecarribee Leek-orchid) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008ex) [Conservation Advice].
 
Recovery Plan Decision Recovery Plan not required, included on the Not Commenced List (1/11/2009).
 
Adopted/Made Recovery Plans
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] as Prasophyllum uroglossum.
 
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] as Prasophyllum fuscum.
 
State Government
    Documents and Websites
NSW:Wingecarribee Leek Orchid - profile (NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (NSW DECCW), 2005jw) [Internet].
NSW:Threatened Species Information. Prasophyllum uroglossum (NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service, 1999p) [Internet].
NSW:Review of the Threatened Species Conservation Act Schedules 2007-2009 (NSW Scientific Committee (NSW SC), 2009b) [State Species Management Plan].
State Listing Status
NSW: Listed as Critically Endangered (Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (New South Wales): December 2013 list) as Prasophyllum uroglossum
NSW: Listed as Critically Endangered (Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (New South Wales): December 2013 list) as Prasophyllum fuscum
Scientific name Prasophyllum fuscum [19455]
Family Orchidaceae:Orchidales:Liliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author R.Br.
Infraspecies author  
Reference Brown, R., (1810) Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae: 318 [tax. nov.]
Other names Prasophyllum uroglossum [50642]
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 Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Prasophyllum fuscum (Tawny Leek-orchid) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008ev) [Conservation Advice].
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Prasophyllum uroglossum (Wingecarribee Leek-orchid) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008ex) [Conservation Advice].
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Livestock Farming and Grazing:Grazing pressures and associated habitat changes Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Prasophyllum fuscum (Tawny Leek-orchid) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008ev) [Conservation Advice].
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Prasophyllum uroglossum (Wingecarribee Leek-orchid) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008ex) [Conservation Advice].
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Indirect Ecosystem Effects:Restricted geographical distribution (area of occupancy and extent of occurrence) Prasophyllum fuscum in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006sd) [Internet].
Energy Production and Mining:Mining and Quarrying:Habitat destruction, disturbance and/or modification due to mining activities Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Prasophyllum fuscum (Tawny Leek-orchid) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008ev) [Conservation Advice].
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Prasophyllum uroglossum (Wingecarribee Leek-orchid) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008ex) [Conservation Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire Fog) Prasophyllum fuscum in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006sd) [Internet].
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Prasophyllum uroglossum (Wingecarribee Leek-orchid) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008ex) [Conservation Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Rubus fruticosus aggregate (Blackberry, European Blackberry) Prasophyllum fuscum in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006sd) [Internet].
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Prasophyllum uroglossum (Wingecarribee Leek-orchid) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008ex) [Conservation Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Salix spp. except S.babylonica, S.x calodendron & S.x reichardtii (Willows except Weeping Willow, Pussy Willow and Sterile Pussy Willow) Weeds of National Significance Willow (Salix taxa, excluding S. babylonica, S. x calodendron and S. x reichardtii) Strategic Plan (Agriculture & Resources Management Council of Australia & New Zealand, Australian & New Zealand Environment & Conservation Council and Forestry Ministers, 2001a) [Threat Abatement Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Dams and Water Management/Use:Alteration of hydrological regimes and water quality Prasophyllum fuscum in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006sd) [Internet].
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Prasophyllum uroglossum (Wingecarribee Leek-orchid) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008ex) [Conservation Advice].
Pollution:Pollution:Changes to water and sediment flows leading to erosion, siltation and pollution Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Prasophyllum fuscum (Tawny Leek-orchid) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008ev) [Conservation Advice].
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Prasophyllum uroglossum (Wingecarribee Leek-orchid) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008ex) [Conservation Advice].
Residential and Commercial Development:Residential and Commercial Development:Habitat modification (clearance and degradation) due to urban development Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Prasophyllum fuscum (Tawny Leek-orchid) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008ev) [Conservation Advice].
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Prasophyllum uroglossum (Wingecarribee Leek-orchid) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008ex) [Conservation Advice].
Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Low numbers of individuals Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Prasophyllum fuscum (Tawny Leek-orchid) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008ev) [Conservation Advice].
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Prasophyllum uroglossum (Wingecarribee Leek-orchid) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008ex) [Conservation Advice].
Uncategorised:Uncategorised:threats not specified Prasophyllum fuscum in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006sd) [Internet].
Prasophyllum uroglossum in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006sg) [Internet].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Prasophyllum fuscum in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:33:11 +1000.