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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 Xylopia monosperma
Listing and Conservation Advices Commonwealth Listing Advice on Xylopia sp. Melville Island (J.Russell-Smith 2148) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2006ac) [Listing Advice].
 
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Xylopia monosperma (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008yg) [Conservation Advice].
 
Recovery Plan Decision Recovery Plan not required, included on the Not Commenced List (1/11/2009).
 
Adopted/Made Recovery Plans
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 (43) (14/08/2006) (Commonwealth of Australia, 2006g) [Legislative Instrument] as Xylopia sp. Melville Island (J.Russell-Smith 2148) NT Herbarium.
 
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 Xylopia monosperma.
 
State Government
    Documents and Websites
NT:Threatened Species of the Northern Territory-Xylopia sp. Melville Island (Kerrigan, R. & I. Cowie, 2006b) [Information Sheet].
NT:Recovery plan for the threatened plants of the Tiwi Islands in the Northern Territory of Australia 2008-2013 (Liddle, D.T., A. Gibbons & R. Taylor, 2008) [State Recovery Plan].
State Listing Status
NT: Listed as Endangered (Territory Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 2000 (Northern Territory): 2012 list) as Xylopia sp. Melville Island (J.Russell-Smith 2148) NT Herbarium
Scientific name Xylopia monosperma [82030]
Family Annonaceae:Magnoliales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author L.W.Jessup
Infraspecies author  
Reference L.W. Jessup, Flora of Australia (2007) 2: 34, 448, Fig. 7J-L, Map 37
Other names Xylopia sp. Melville Island (DNA D30127) [79228]
Xylopia sp. Melville Island (J.Russell-Smith 2148) NT Herbarium [81626]
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 Xylopia sp. Melville Island (J.Russell-Smith 2148) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2006ac) [Listing Advice].
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Xylopia monosperma (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008yg) [Conservation Advice].
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Wood and Pulp Plantations:Habitat destruction due to forestry activities Commonwealth Listing Advice on Xylopia sp. Melville Island (J.Russell-Smith 2148) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2006ac) [Listing Advice].
Biological Resource Use:Logging and Wood Harvesting:Habitat disturbance due to foresty activities Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Xylopia monosperma (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008yg) [Conservation Advice].
Climate Change and Severe Weather:Habitat Shifting and Alteration:Habitat loss, modification and/or degradation Commonwealth Listing Advice on Xylopia sp. Melville Island (J.Russell-Smith 2148) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2006ac) [Listing Advice].
Climate Change and Severe Weather:Storms and Flooding:Natural events such as storms and cyclones leading to habitat destruction and flora/fauna mortality Commonwealth Listing Advice on Xylopia sp. Melville Island (J.Russell-Smith 2148) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2006ac) [Listing Advice].
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Xylopia monosperma (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008yg) [Conservation Advice].
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Ecosystem Degradation:Wind damage Commonwealth Listing Advice on Xylopia sp. Melville Island (J.Russell-Smith 2148) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2006ac) [Listing Advice].
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) Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Xylopia monosperma (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008yg) [Conservation Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Lantana camara (Lantana, Common Lantana, Kamara Lantana, Large-leaf Lantana, Pink Flowered Lantana, Red Flowered Lantana, Red-Flowered Sage, White Sage, Wild Sage) Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Xylopia monosperma (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008yg) [Conservation Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Cryptostegia grandiflora (Rubber Vine, Rubbervine, India Rubber Vine, India Rubbervine, Palay Rubbervine, Purple Allamanda) Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Xylopia monosperma (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008yg) [Conservation Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Commonwealth Listing Advice on Xylopia sp. Melville Island (J.Russell-Smith 2148) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2006ac) [Listing Advice].
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Xylopia monosperma (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008yg) [Conservation Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation caused by exotic pasture species Commonwealth Listing Advice on Xylopia sp. Melville Island (J.Russell-Smith 2148) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2006ac) [Listing Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Grazing, tramping, competition and/or habitat degradation Bubalus bubalis (Water Buffalo, Swamp Buffalo) Commonwealth Listing Advice on Xylopia sp. Melville Island (J.Russell-Smith 2148) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2006ac) [Listing Advice].
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Xylopia monosperma (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008yg) [Conservation Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Grazing, tramping, competition and/or habitat degradation Sus scrofa (Pig) Commonwealth Listing Advice on Xylopia sp. Melville Island (J.Russell-Smith 2148) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2006ac) [Listing Advice].
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Xylopia monosperma (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008yg) [Conservation Advice].
Natural System Modifications:Dams and Water Management/Use:Extraction of ground water Commonwealth Listing Advice on Xylopia sp. Melville Island (J.Russell-Smith 2148) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2006ac) [Listing Advice].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Commonwealth Listing Advice on Xylopia sp. Melville Island (J.Russell-Smith 2148) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2006ac) [Listing Advice].
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Xylopia monosperma (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008yg) [Conservation Advice].
Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Low numbers of individuals Commonwealth Listing Advice on Xylopia sp. Melville Island (J.Russell-Smith 2148) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2006ac) [Listing Advice].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Xylopia monosperma in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:58:38 +1000.