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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 Durabaculum mirbelianum
Listing and Conservation Advices Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Durabaculum mirbelianum (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008mc) [Conservation Advice].
 
Recovery Plan Decision Recovery Plan not required, included on the Not Commenced List (1/11/2009).
 
Adopted/Made Recovery Plans
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 Dendrobium mirbelianum.
 
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 Durabaculum mirbelianum.
 
State Listing Status
QLD: Listed as Endangered (Nature Conservation Act 1992 (Queensland): July 2012) as Dendrobium mirbelianum
Scientific name Durabaculum mirbelianum [78703]
Family Orchidaceae:Orchidales:Liliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author (Gaudich.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones
Infraspecies author  
Reference Clements, M.A. & Jones, D.L. (2002) The Orchadian 13(11): 488
Other names Dendrobium mirbelianum [14310]
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 Dendrobium mirbelianum in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006gv) [Internet].
Biological Resource Use:Gathering Terrestrial Plants:Illegal collection Dendrobium mirbelianum in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006gv) [Internet].
Climate Change and Severe Weather:Sea level rise:Inundation associated with climate change Inundation study (Environmental Resources Information Network, 2007) [Database].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Annona glabra (Pond Apple, Pond-apple Tree, Alligator Apple, Bullock's Heart, Cherimoya, Monkey Apple, Bobwood, Corkwood) Weeds of National Significance Pond Apple (Annona glabra) Strategic Plan (Agriculture & Resources Management Council of Australia & New Zealand, Australian & New Zealand Environment & Conservation Council and Forestry Ministers, 2001b) [Threat Abatement Plan].
Residential and Commercial Development:Residential and Commercial Development:Habitat modification (clearance and degradation) due to urban development Dendrobium mirbelianum in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006gv) [Internet].
Residential and Commercial Development:Tourism and Recreation Areas:Recreational development Dendrobium mirbelianum in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006gv) [Internet].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Durabaculum mirbelianum in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:21:49 +1000.