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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 Endangered
Listing and Conservation Advices Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Grevillea pythara (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008qp) [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
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].
 
State Government
    Documents and Websites
WA:Threatened flora of the Western Central Wheatbelt (Collins, J., 2009) [State Species Management Plan].
WA:Western Australian Wildlife Management Program No. 28. Declared Rare and Poorly Known Flora in the Moora District (Patrick, S.J. & A.P. Brown, 2001) [State Species Management Plan].
WA:Interim Recovery Plan. No. 103. Pythara Grevillea (Grevillea pythara)) Interim Recovery Plan 2001-2004 (Western Australia Department of Environment and Conservation (WA DEC), 2001g) [State Recovery Plan].
State Listing Status
WA: Listed as Critically Endangered (Wildlife Conservation Act 1950 (Western Australia): September 2013)
Scientific name Grevillea pythara [64525]
Family Proteaceae:Proteales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author Olde & Marriott
Infraspecies author  
Reference Nuytsia 9: 293 (1993).
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 Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Livestock Farming and Grazing:Grazing pressures and associated habitat changes Grevillea pythara in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006kv) [Internet].
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Livestock Farming and Grazing:Habitat alteration (vegetation, soil, hydrology) due to trampling and grazing by livestock Grevillea pythara in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006kv) [Internet].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Mechanical disturbance during construction, maintanance or recreational activities Grevillea pythara in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006kv) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Oryctolagus cuniculus (Rabbit, European Rabbit) Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Grevillea pythara (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008qp) [Conservation Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Grevillea pythara in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006kv) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Grazing, tramping, competition and/or habitat degradation Ovis aries (Sheep) Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:plant Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Grevillea pythara (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008qp) [Conservation Advice].
Natural System Modifications:Dams and Water Management/Use:Salinity Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Grevillea pythara in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006kv) [Internet].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Grevillea pythara (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008qp) [Conservation Advice].
Pollution:Pollution:Pollution due to oil spills and other chemical pollutants Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Grevillea pythara (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008qp) [Conservation Advice].
Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Low numbers of individuals Grevillea pythara in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006kv) [Internet].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Grevillea pythara in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:47:04 +1000.