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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 as Calochilus richiae
Recovery Plan Decision Recovery Plan required, this species had a recovery plan in force at the time the legislation provided for the Minister to decide whether or not to have a recovery plan (19/2/2007).
 
Adopted/Made Recovery Plans National Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid (Calochilus richiae) (Duncan, M., 2010a) [Recovery Plan] as Calochilus richiae.
 
Policy Statements and Guidelines Draft survey guidelines for Australia's threatened orchids (Department of the Environment, 2013b) [Admin Guideline].
 
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] as Calochilus richae.
 
Amendment to the list of threatened species under section 178 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (11/04/2007) (Commonwealth of Australia, 2007f) [Legislative Instrument] as Calochilus richiae.
 
State Government
    Documents and Websites
VIC:Flora and Fauna Guarantee Action Statement 5 Revised 2009-Bald-tip Beard Orchid Calochilus richiae (Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment (Vic. DSE), 2009c) [State Action Plan].
State Listing Status
VIC: Listed as Threatened (Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (Victoria): February 2014 list) as Calochilus richiae
Non-statutory Listing Status
VIC: Listed as Endangered (Advisory List of Rare or Threatened Plants in Victoria: 2005)
Scientific name Calochilus richiae [64865]
Family Orchidaceae:Orchidales:Liliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author Nicholls
Infraspecies author  
Reference The Victorian Naturalist 45 (9 Jan. 1929) 233, t. IX as 'richii'
Other names Calochilus richae [13434]
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:Livestock Farming and Grazing:Grazing pressures and associated habitat changes National Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid (Calochilus richiae) (Duncan, M., 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Livestock Farming and Grazing:Habitat alteration (vegetation, soil, hydrology) due to trampling and grazing by livestock National Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid (Calochilus richiae) (Duncan, M., 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Biological Resource Use:Gathering Terrestrial Plants:Illegal collection National Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid (Calochilus richiae) (Duncan, M., 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Biological Resource Use:Gathering Terrestrial Plants:Recreational harvest National Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid (Calochilus richiae) (Duncan, M., 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Biological Resource Use:Logging and Wood Harvesting:Habitat disturbance due to foresty activities Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid Calochilus richiae - 1999-2003 (Berwick, S., A. Moorrees & F. Coates, 2000) [State Recovery Plan].
Biological Resource Use:Logging and Wood Harvesting:Habitat loss, modification and degradation due to firewood collection National Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid (Calochilus richiae) (Duncan, M., 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Biological Resource Use:Logging and Wood Harvesting:Habitat loss, modification and degradation due to timber harvesting National Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid (Calochilus richiae) (Duncan, M., 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Climate Change and Severe Weather:Climate Change and Severe Weather:Reduced rainfall caused by climate change Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid Calochilus richiae - 1999-2003 (Berwick, S., A. Moorrees & F. Coates, 2000) [State Recovery Plan].
Climate Change and Severe Weather:Droughts:Drought National Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid (Calochilus richiae) (Duncan, M., 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Ecosystem Degradation:Decline in habitat quality National Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid (Calochilus richiae) (Duncan, M., 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Energy Production and Mining:Mining and Quarrying:Habitat destruction, disturbance and/or modification due to mining activities Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid Calochilus richiae - 1999-2003 (Berwick, S., A. Moorrees & F. Coates, 2000) [State Recovery Plan].
National Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid (Calochilus richiae) (Duncan, M., 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Recreational Activities:Disturbance, especially from human recreational activities and development Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid Calochilus richiae - 1999-2003 (Berwick, S., A. Moorrees & F. Coates, 2000) [State Recovery Plan].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Recreational Activities:Soil disturbance and/or trampling due to bushwalking National Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid (Calochilus richiae) (Duncan, M., 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds National Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid (Calochilus richiae) (Duncan, M., 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Predation, competition, habitat degradation and/or spread of pathogens by introduced species Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid Calochilus richiae - 1999-2003 (Berwick, S., A. Moorrees & F. Coates, 2000) [State Recovery Plan].
National Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid (Calochilus richiae) (Duncan, M., 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Competition, predation and/or habitat degradation by kangaroos and wallabies National Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid (Calochilus richiae) (Duncan, M., 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Negative impact from animals Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid Calochilus richiae - 1999-2003 (Berwick, S., A. Moorrees & F. Coates, 2000) [State Recovery Plan].
National Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid (Calochilus richiae) (Duncan, M., 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate prescribed regimes and/or vegetation management to control fire regimes Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid Calochilus richiae - 1999-2003 (Berwick, S., A. Moorrees & F. Coates, 2000) [State Recovery Plan].
Pollution:Garbage and Solid Waste:Dumping of household and industrial waste National Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid (Calochilus richiae) (Duncan, M., 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Low fecundity, reproductive rate and/or poor recruitment National Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid (Calochilus richiae) (Duncan, M., 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Low numbers of individuals Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid Calochilus richiae - 1999-2003 (Berwick, S., A. Moorrees & F. Coates, 2000) [State Recovery Plan].
National Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid (Calochilus richiae) (Duncan, M., 2010a) [Recovery Plan].
Species Stresses:Species Stresses:unspecified National Recovery Plan for the Bald-tip Beard Orchid (Calochilus richiae) (Duncan, M., 2010a) [Recovery Plan].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Calochilus richiae in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:07:22 +1000.