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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 Prostanthera askania
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 Prostanthera askania recovery plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation (NSW DEC), 2006b) [Recovery Plan] as Prostanthera askania.
 
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 Prostanthera askania.
 
State Government
    Documents and Websites
NSW:Prostenthera askina (a shrub) - endangered species listing. NSW Scientific Committee - final determination (NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (NSW DECCW), 1998e) [Internet].
NSW:Cut-leaf Mint-bush - profile (NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (NSW DECCW), 2005jx) [Internet].
NSW:Environmental Impact Assessment Guidelines - Prostanthera askina (NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NSW NPWS), 2004h) [Internet].
State Listing Status
NSW: Listed as Endangered (Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (New South Wales): December 2013 list) as Prostanthera askania
Scientific name Prostanthera askania [64958]
Family Lamiaceae:Lamiales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author B.J.Conn
Infraspecies author  
Reference Telopea 7(3) (1997) 231-232, fig. 1
Other names Prostanthera sp. Strickland State Forest (J.H.Maiden s.n. 07/1915) [64648]
Prostanthera sp. G [67211]
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 Prostanthera askania recovery plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation (NSW DEC), 2006b) [Recovery Plan].
Biological Resource Use:Gathering natural materials:Removal of bush rocks Prostanthera askania recovery plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation (NSW DEC), 2006b) [Recovery Plan].
Climate Change and Severe Weather:Climate Change and Severe Weather:Climate change altering atmosphere/hydrosphere temperatures, rainfall patterns and/or frequency of severe weather events Prostanthera askania recovery plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation (NSW DEC), 2006b) [Recovery Plan].
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Indirect Ecosystem Effects:Restricted geographical distribution (area of occupancy and extent of occurrence) Prostanthera askania recovery plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation (NSW DEC), 2006b) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Prostanthera askania recovery plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation (NSW DEC), 2006b) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Vegetation and habitat loss caused by dieback Phytophthora cinnamomi Threat abatement plan for disease in natural ecosystems caused by Phytophthora cinnamomi (Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (DEWHA), 2009w) [Threat Abatement Plan].
Prostanthera askania recovery plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation (NSW DEC), 2006b) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Dams and Water Management/Use:Alteration of hydrological regimes and water quality Prostanthera askania recovery plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation (NSW DEC), 2006b) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Prostanthera askania recovery plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation (NSW DEC), 2006b) [Recovery Plan].
Protected status:Protected status:Lack of secure conservation land tenure Prostanthera askania recovery plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation (NSW DEC), 2006b) [Recovery Plan].
Residential and Commercial Development:Housing and Urban Areas:Habitat loss, modification and fragmentation due to urban development A Review of Unnamed Species of Prostanthera Described in Flora of New South Wales vol. III and Telopea 7(3). Lasianthos: The Labiates of Australia. 2:4-13. (Miller, R., 1999) [Information Sheet].
Prostanthera askania recovery plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation (NSW DEC), 2006b) [Recovery Plan].
Transportation and Service Corridors:Roads and Railroads:Development and/or maintenance of roads Prostanthera askania recovery plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation (NSW DEC), 2006b) [Recovery Plan].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Prostanthera askania in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:03:32 +1000.