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, included on the Commenced List (1/11/2009).
|Adopted/Made Recovery Plans||
Saltmat (Roycea pycnophylloides) Recovery Plan (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2010i) [Recovery Plan].
Federal Register of
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].
Documents and Websites
|State Listing Status||
|Scientific name||Roycea pycnophylloides |
|Reference||Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 32 (12 Jul. 1948) 78, t. II, fig. 1.|
This is an indicative distribution map of the present distribution of the species based on best available knowledge. See map caveat for more information.
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||Saltmat (Roycea pycnophylloides) Recovery Plan (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2010i) [Recovery Plan].|
|Agriculture and Aquaculture:Livestock Farming and Grazing:Grazing pressures and associated habitat changes||Saltmat (Roycea pycnophylloides) Recovery Plan (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2010i) [Recovery Plan].|
|Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Indirect Ecosystem Effects:Loss and/or fragmentation of habitat and/or subpopulations||Roycea pycnophylloides in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006wx) [Internet].|
|Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Recreational Activities:Habitat disturbance from recreational vehicle use||Saltmat (Roycea pycnophylloides) Recovery Plan (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2010i) [Recovery Plan].|
|Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation||Oryctolagus cuniculus (Rabbit, European Rabbit)|
|Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds|
|Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Competition, predation and/or habitat degradation by kangaroos and wallabies|
|Natural System Modifications:Dams and Water Management/Use:Alteration of hydrological regimes including flooding|
|Natural System Modifications:Dams and Water Management/Use:Salinity|
|Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Habitat degradation caused by firebreak construction and/or maintenance|
|Natural System Modifications:Other Ecosystem Modifications:Changes in hydrology leading to rising water tables and dryland salinity||Roycea pycnophylloides in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006wx) [Internet].|
|Transportation and Service Corridors:Roads and Railroads:Development and/or maintenance of roads|
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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Roycea pycnophylloides in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:35:51 +1000.