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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 Listing Advice on Eucalyptus gunnii subsp. divaricata (Miena Cider Gum) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2003c) [Listing Advice].
 
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Eucalyptus gunnii subsp. Divaricata (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008zd) [Conservation Advice].
 
Adopted/Made Recovery Plans
Other EPBC Act Plans Threat abatement plan for competition and land degradation by rabbits (Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (DEWHA), 2008adh) [Threat Abatement 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 (24/04/2003) (Miena Cider Gum) (Commonwealth of Australia, 2003g) [Legislative Instrument].
 
State Government
    Documents and Websites
TAS:Threatened Species Notesheet - Eucalyptus gunnii ssp. Divaricata (Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (Tas. DPIPWE), 2003f) [Information Sheet].
TAS:Eucalyptus gunnii subsp. divaricata (Miena Cider Gum): Species Management Profile for Tasmania's Threatened Species Link (Threatened Species Section (TSS), 2014cn) [State Action Plan].
State Listing Status
TAS: Listed as Endangered (Threatened Species Protection Act 1995 (Tasmania): September 2012 list)
Scientific name Eucalyptus gunnii subsp. divaricata [68394]
Family Myrtaceae:Myrtales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author  
Infraspecies author (McAulay & Brett) B.M.Potts
Reference Potts, B.M., Potts, W.C. & Kantvilas, G. (2001) The Miena Cider Gum, Eucalyptus gunnii subsp. divaricata (Myrtaceae): a taxon in rapid decline. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 135: 57-60, Plate 1-3 [comb. et stat. nov.]
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 Commonwealth Listing Advice on Eucalyptus gunnii subsp. divaricata (Miena Cider Gum) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2003c) [Listing Advice].
Biological Resource Use:Gathering Terrestrial Plants:Illegal collection Commonwealth Listing Advice on Eucalyptus gunnii subsp. divaricata (Miena Cider Gum) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2003c) [Listing Advice].
Climate Change and Severe Weather:Droughts:Drought Commonwealth Listing Advice on Eucalyptus gunnii subsp. divaricata (Miena Cider Gum) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2003c) [Listing Advice].
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Indirect Ecosystem Effects:Loss and/or fragmentation of habitat and/or subpopulations Commonwealth Listing Advice on Eucalyptus gunnii subsp. divaricata (Miena Cider Gum) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2003c) [Listing Advice].
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Indirect Ecosystem Effects:Restricted geographical distribution (area of occupancy and extent of occurrence) Commonwealth Listing Advice on Eucalyptus gunnii subsp. divaricata (Miena Cider Gum) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2003c) [Listing Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Oryctolagus cuniculus (Rabbit, European Rabbit) Commonwealth Listing Advice on Eucalyptus gunnii subsp. divaricata (Miena Cider Gum) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2003c) [Listing Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Competition, predation and/or habitat degradation by kangaroos and wallabies Commonwealth Listing Advice on Eucalyptus gunnii subsp. divaricata (Miena Cider Gum) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2003c) [Listing Advice].
Natural System Modifications:Dams and Water Management/Use:Changes to hydrology including construction of dams/barriers Commonwealth Listing Advice on Eucalyptus gunnii subsp. divaricata (Miena Cider Gum) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2003c) [Listing Advice].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Commonwealth Listing Advice on Eucalyptus gunnii subsp. divaricata (Miena Cider Gum) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2003c) [Listing Advice].
Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Low genetic diversity and genetic inbreeding Commonwealth Listing Advice on Eucalyptus gunnii subsp. divaricata (Miena Cider Gum) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2003c) [Listing Advice].
Transportation and Service Corridors:Transportation and Service Corridors:Road and rail maintenance works Commonwealth Listing Advice on Eucalyptus gunnii subsp. divaricata (Miena Cider Gum) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2003c) [Listing Advice].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Eucalyptus gunnii subsp. divaricata in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:23:21 +1000.