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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 Vulnerable
Listing and Conservation Advices Commonwealth Listing Advice on Hoya australis subsp. Oramicola (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2006t) [Listing Advice].
 
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Hoya australis subsp oramicola (Threatened Species Scientific Committee (TSSC), 2008ade) [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 (43) (14/08/2006) (Commonwealth of Australia, 2006g) [Legislative Instrument].
 
State Government
    Documents and Websites
NT:Threatened Species of the Northern Territory-Hoya australis subsp. oramicola (Kerrigan, R. & I. Cowie, 2006a) [Information Sheet].
NT:Recovery plan for the threatened plants of the Tiwi Islands in the Northern Territory of Australia 2008-2013 (Liddle, D.T., A. Gibbons & R. Taylor, 2008) [State Recovery Plan].
State Listing Status
NT: Listed as Vulnerable (Territory Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 2000 (Northern Territory): 2012 list)
Scientific name Hoya australis subsp. oramicola [55436]
Family Asclepiadaceae:Gentianales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author  
Infraspecies author P.I.Forst. & D.Liddle
Reference Forster, P.I. & Liddle, D.J. (1991) Variation in Hoya australis R.Br. ex Traill (Asclepiadaceae). Austrobaileya 3(3): 516 [tax. nov.]
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
http://www.nretas.nt.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0019/10963/Hoya_australis_oramicola_VU.pdf

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:Livestock Farming and Grazing:Grazing pressures and associated habitat changes Commonwealth Listing Advice on Hoya australis subsp. Oramicola (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2006t) [Listing Advice].
Climate Change and Severe Weather:Sea level rise:Inundation associated with climate change Inundation study (Environmental Resources Information Network, 2007) [Database].
Climate Change and Severe Weather:Storms and Flooding:Natural events such as storms and cyclones leading to habitat destruction and flora/fauna mortality Commonwealth Listing Advice on Hoya australis subsp. Oramicola (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2006t) [Listing Advice].
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Indirect Ecosystem Effects:Restricted geographical distribution (area of occupancy and extent of occurrence) Commonwealth Listing Advice on Hoya australis subsp. Oramicola (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2006t) [Listing Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Grazing, tramping, competition and/or habitat degradation Bubalus bubalis (Water Buffalo, Swamp Buffalo) Commonwealth Listing Advice on Hoya australis subsp. Oramicola (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2006t) [Listing Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Grazing, tramping, competition and/or habitat degradation Sus scrofa (Pig) Commonwealth Listing Advice on Hoya australis subsp. Oramicola (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2006t) [Listing Advice].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate fire regimes including natural wildfires Commonwealth Listing Advice on Hoya australis subsp. Oramicola (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2006t) [Listing Advice].

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This database is designed to provide statutory, biological and ecological information on species and ecological communities, migratory species, marine species, and species and species products subject to international trade and commercial use protected under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the EPBC Act). It has been compiled from a range of sources including listing advice, recovery plans, published literature and individual experts. While reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the information, no guarantee is given, nor responsibility taken, by the Commonwealth for its accuracy, currency or completeness. The Commonwealth does not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage that may be occasioned directly or indirectly through the use of, or reliance on, the information contained in this database. The information contained in this database does not necessarily represent the views of the Commonwealth. This database is not intended to be a complete source of information on the matters it deals with. Individuals and organisations should consider all the available information, including that available from other sources, in deciding whether there is a need to make a referral or apply for a permit or exemption under the EPBC Act.

Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Hoya australis subsp. oramicola in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:45:33 +1000.