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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 Vulnerable as Boronia gunnii
Listing and Conservation Advices Commonwealth Listing Advice on Gunn's Boronia (Boronia gunnii) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2005ac) [Listing Advice].
 
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Boronia gunnii (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008zl) [Conservation Advice].
 
Recovery Plan Decision Recovery Plan not required, included on the Not Commenced List (1/11/2009).
 
Adopted/Made Recovery Plans
Federal Register of
    Legislative Instruments
Inclusion of species in the list of threatened species under section 178 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (31/03/05) (Commonwealth of Australia, 2005i) [Legislative Instrument] as Boronia gunnii.
 
State Government
    Documents and Websites
TAS:Threatened Species Notesheet-Boronia gunnii (Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (Tas. DPIPWE), 2008b) [Information Sheet].
TAS:Boronia gunnii (Gunn's Boronia, Cataract Gorge Boronia): Species Management Profile for Tasmania's Threatened Species Link (Threatened Species Section (TSS), 2014fu) [State Action Plan].
State Listing Status
TAS: Listed as Vulnerable (Threatened Species Protection Act 1995 (Tasmania): September 2012) as Boronia gunnii
Scientific name Boronia gunnii [29394]
Family Rutaceae:Sapindales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author J.D.Hook.
Infraspecies author  
Reference Flora Tasmaniae 1: 68, t. 10 (24 Oct. 1855).
Other names Boronia tetrandra var. grandiflora [29939]
Boronia pinnata var. gunnii [60948]
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:Indirect Ecosystem Effects:Restricted geographical distribution (area of occupancy and extent of occurrence) Commonwealth Listing Advice on Gunn's Boronia (Boronia gunnii) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2005ac) [Listing Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Commonwealth Listing Advice on Gunn's Boronia (Boronia gunnii) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2005ac) [Listing Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Vegetation and habitat loss caused by dieback Phytophthora cinnamomi Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Boronia gunnii (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008zl) [Conservation Advice].
Natural System Modifications:Dams and Water Management/Use:Alteration of hydrological regimes including flooding Commonwealth Listing Advice on Gunn's Boronia (Boronia gunnii) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2005ac) [Listing Advice].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Commonwealth Listing Advice on Gunn's Boronia (Boronia gunnii) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2005ac) [Listing Advice].
Pollution:Pollution:Changes to water and sediment flows leading to erosion, siltation and pollution Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Boronia gunnii (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008zl) [Conservation Advice].
Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Low numbers of individuals Commonwealth Listing Advice on Gunn's Boronia (Boronia gunnii) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2005ac) [Listing Advice].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Boronia gunnii in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:10:02 +1000.