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EPBC Act Listing Status Listed as Endangered as Verticordia plumosa var. pleiobotrya
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 Narrow-petalled Featherflower (Verticordia plumosa var. pleiobotrya) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Phillimore, R. & R. Evans, 2003) [Recovery Plan] as Verticordia plumosa var. pleiobotrya.
 
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 Verticordia plumosa var. pleiobotrya.
 
Scientific name Verticordia plumosa var. brachyphylla [64982]
Family Myrtaceae:Myrtales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author  
Infraspecies author (Diels) A.S.George
Reference George, A.S., (1991) New taxa, combinations and typifications in Verticordia (Myrtaceae: Chamelaucieae). Nuytsia 7(3): 356, fig. 44 (map) [comb. nov.]
Other names Verticordia plumosa var. pleiobotrya [55803]
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 Narrow-petalled Featherflower (Verticordia plumosa var. pleiobotrya) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Phillimore, R. & R. Evans, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Ecosystem Degradation:Decline in habitat quality Narrow-petalled Featherflower (Verticordia plumosa var. pleiobotrya) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Phillimore, R. & R. Evans, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Recreational Activities:Habitat disturbance from recreational vehicle use Narrow-petalled Featherflower (Verticordia plumosa var. pleiobotrya) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Phillimore, R. & R. Evans, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Oryctolagus cuniculus (Rabbit, European Rabbit) Narrow-petalled Featherflower (Verticordia plumosa var. pleiobotrya) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Phillimore, R. & R. Evans, 2003) [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) Narrow-petalled Featherflower (Verticordia plumosa var. pleiobotrya) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Phillimore, R. & R. Evans, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Watsonia spp. (Watsonia, Bulbil Watsonia, Wild Watsonia, Bugle Lily) Narrow-petalled Featherflower (Verticordia plumosa var. pleiobotrya) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Phillimore, R. & R. Evans, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Narrow-petalled Featherflower (Verticordia plumosa var. pleiobotrya) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Phillimore, R. & R. Evans, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Vegetation and habitat loss caused by dieback Phytophthora cinnamomi Narrow-petalled Featherflower (Verticordia plumosa var. pleiobotrya) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Phillimore, R. & R. Evans, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Leptospermum laevigatum (Coastal Tea-tree, Victorian Tea-tree) Narrow-petalled Featherflower (Verticordia plumosa var. pleiobotrya) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Phillimore, R. & R. Evans, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Dams and Water Management/Use:Changes in hydrology including habitat drainage Narrow-petalled Featherflower (Verticordia plumosa var. pleiobotrya) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Phillimore, R. & R. Evans, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Other Ecosystem Modifications:Changes in hydrology leading to rising water tables and dryland salinity Narrow-petalled Featherflower (Verticordia plumosa var. pleiobotrya) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Phillimore, R. & R. Evans, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Pollution:Airborne Agricultural pollutants:Drift of agricultural chemicals Narrow-petalled Featherflower (Verticordia plumosa var. pleiobotrya) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Phillimore, R. & R. Evans, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Species Stresses (suggest Reproductive Resilience?):Indirect Species Effects:Reduction of genetic intergrity of a species due to hybridisation Narrow-petalled Featherflower (Verticordia plumosa var. pleiobotrya) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Phillimore, R. & R. Evans, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Transportation and Service Corridors:Transportation and Service Corridors:Road and rail maintenance works Narrow-petalled Featherflower (Verticordia plumosa var. pleiobotrya) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Phillimore, R. & R. Evans, 2003) [Recovery Plan].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Verticordia plumosa var. brachyphylla in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:09:41 +1000.