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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 Vulnerable as Caladenia ornata
Listing and Conservation Advices Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Petalochilus ornatus (Ornate Pink Fingers) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008jo) [Conservation Advice].
 
Recovery Plan Decision Recovery Plan required, included on the Commenced List (1/11/2009).
 
Adopted/Made Recovery Plans National Recovery Plan for Fifteen Threatened Orchids in South-eastern Australia (Duncan, M., A.Pritchard, & F.Coates, 2009) [Recovery Plan] as Caladenia ornata.
 
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 Caladenia carnea var. ornata.
 
Amendment to the list of threatened species under section 178 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (72) (15/12/2008) (Commonwealth of Australia, 2008k) [Legislative Instrument] as Caladenia ornata.
 
State Listing Status
SA: Listed as Endangered (National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 (South Australia): June 2011 list) as Caladenia ornata
VIC: Listed as Threatened (Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (Victoria): February 2014 list) as Caladenia ornata
Scientific name Caladenia ornata [76213]
Family Orchidaceae:Orchidales:Liliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author (Nicholls) D.L.Jones
Infraspecies author  
Reference The Orchadian 13(6) 256
Other names Caladenia carnea var. ornata [21457]
Petalochilus ornatus [76214]
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 Fifteen Threatened Orchids in South-eastern Australia (Duncan, M., A.Pritchard, & F.Coates, 2009) [Recovery Plan].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Recreational Activities:Habitat disturbance from recreational vehicle use National Recovery Plan for Fifteen Threatened Orchids in South-eastern Australia (Duncan, M., A.Pritchard, & F.Coates, 2009) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Oryctolagus cuniculus (Rabbit, European Rabbit) National Recovery Plan for Fifteen Threatened Orchids in South-eastern Australia (Duncan, M., A.Pritchard, & F.Coates, 2009) [Recovery Plan].
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Petalochilus ornatus (Ornate Pink Fingers) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008jo) [Conservation Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Hypochaeris radicata (Flatweed, Cat's-ear) National Recovery Plan for Fifteen Threatened Orchids in South-eastern Australia (Duncan, M., A.Pritchard, & F.Coates, 2009) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Petalochilus ornatus (Ornate Pink Fingers) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008jo) [Conservation Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Acacia longifolia subsp. sophorae (Coast Wattle) National Recovery Plan for Fifteen Threatened Orchids in South-eastern Australia (Duncan, M., A.Pritchard, & F.Coates, 2009) [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 Fifteen Threatened Orchids in South-eastern Australia (Duncan, M., A.Pritchard, & F.Coates, 2009) [Recovery Plan].
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Petalochilus ornatus (Ornate Pink Fingers) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008jo) [Conservation Advice].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Petalochilus ornatus (Ornate Pink Fingers) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008jo) [Conservation Advice].
Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Low numbers of individuals National Recovery Plan for Fifteen Threatened Orchids in South-eastern Australia (Duncan, M., A.Pritchard, & F.Coates, 2009) [Recovery Plan].
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Petalochilus ornatus (Ornate Pink Fingers) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008jo) [Conservation Advice].
Transportation and Service Corridors:Roads and Railroads:Development and/or maintenance of roads National Recovery Plan for Fifteen Threatened Orchids in South-eastern Australia (Duncan, M., A.Pritchard, & F.Coates, 2009) [Recovery Plan].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Caladenia ornata in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:43:12 +1000.