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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 Melaleuca deanei (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2001i) [Listing Advice].
 
Recovery Plan Decision Recovery Plan required, included on the Commenced List (1/11/2009).
 
Adopted/Made Recovery Plans Recovery Plan for Melaleuca deanei (Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
 
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 (29/03/2001) (Commonwealth of Australia, 2001h) [Legislative Instrument].
 
State Government
    Documents and Websites
NSW:Melaleuca deanei (a shrub) - vulnerable species listing. NSW Scientific Committee - final determination (NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (NSW DECCW), 1999e) [Internet].
NSW:Deane's Paperbark - profile (NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (NSW OEH), 2014g) [Internet].
State Listing Status
NSW: Listed as Vulnerable (Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (New South Wales): December 2013 list)
Scientific name Melaleuca deanei [5818]
Family Myrtaceae:Myrtales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author F.Muell.
Infraspecies author  
Reference Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales ser. 2, 1: 1106 (22 Feb. 1887)
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.

Other illustrations Google Images
http://www.green.net.au/rarespecies/Melaleuca_deanei.html

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
Climate Change and Severe Weather:Habitat Shifting and Alteration:Habitat loss, modification and/or degradation Recovery Plan for Melaleuca deanei (Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Indirect Ecosystem Effects:Loss and/or fragmentation of habitat and/or subpopulations Recovery Plan for Melaleuca deanei (Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Commonwealth Listing Advice on Melaleuca deanei (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2001i) [Listing Advice].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Mechanical disturbance during construction, maintanance or recreational activities Recovery Plan for Melaleuca deanei (Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Recreational Activities:Soil disturbance and/or trampling due to bushwalking Recovery Plan for Melaleuca deanei (Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass, Weeping Lovegrass, Weeping Love Grass, Boer Lovegrass, Weeping Grass) Recovery Plan for Melaleuca deanei (Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Lantana camara (Lantana, Common Lantana, Kamara Lantana, Large-leaf Lantana, Pink Flowered Lantana, Red Flowered Lantana, Red-Flowered Sage, White Sage, Wild Sage) Recovery Plan for Melaleuca deanei (Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Ehrharta erecta (Panic Veldtgrass) Recovery Plan for Melaleuca deanei (Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Asparagus densiflorus Recovery Plan for Melaleuca deanei (Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Commonwealth Listing Advice on Melaleuca deanei (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2001i) [Listing Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Pittosporum undulatum (Sweet Pittosporum, Snowdrop Tree, Engraver Wood, Mock Orange, Native Laurel, Wave Leaved Pittosporum, White Holly, Native Daphne, Victorian Box, Australian Cheesewood, New Zealand Daphne, Victorian Laurel, Wild Coffee) Recovery Plan for Melaleuca deanei (Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Cassytha glabella (Dodder Laurel, Devil's Twine, Dodder) Recovery Plan for Melaleuca deanei (Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Habitat degradation caused by firebreak construction and/or maintenance Recovery Plan for Melaleuca deanei (Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Recovery Plan for Melaleuca deanei (Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Commonwealth Listing Advice on Melaleuca deanei (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2001i) [Listing Advice].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate prescribed regimes and/or vegetation management to control fire regimes Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Residential and Commercial Development:Housing and Urban Areas:Habitat loss, modification and fragmentation due to urban development Recovery Plan for Melaleuca deanei (Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Commonwealth Listing Advice on Melaleuca deanei (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2001i) [Listing Advice].
Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Low fecundity, reproductive rate and/or poor recruitment Recovery Plan for Melaleuca deanei (Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Low numbers of individuals Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Commonwealth Listing Advice on Melaleuca deanei (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2001i) [Listing Advice].
Species Stresses (suggest Reproductive Resilience?):Indirect Species Effects:Reduction of genetic intergrity of a species due to hybridisation Recovery Plan for Melaleuca deanei (Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Transportation and Service Corridors:Roads and Railroads:Development and/or maintenance of roads Recovery Plan for Melaleuca deanei (Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Transportation and Service Corridors:Roads and Railroads:Development of roads and railroads Recovery Plan for Melaleuca deanei (Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, 2010a) [Recovery Plan].

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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). Melaleuca deanei in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Fri, 11 Jul 2014 03:11:10 +1000.