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Species Profile and Threats Database


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 Pterostylis sinuata
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 Northampton Midget Greenhood (Pterostylis Sp. Northampton) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Luu, R., A. Chant & V. English, 2004) [Recovery Plan] as Pterostylis sp. Northampton (S.D.Hopper 3349).
 
Other EPBC Act Plans Threat abatement advice for predation, habitat degradation,competition and disease transmission by feral pigs (2013) (Commonwealth of Australia, 2014p) [Threat Abatement Plan].
 
Threat abatement plan for competition and land degradation by rabbits (Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (DEWHA), 2008adh) [Threat Abatement Plan].
 
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 Pterostylis sp. Northampton (S.D.Hopper 3349).
 
Amendment to the list of threatened species under section 178 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (151) (31/05/2013) (Commonwealth of Australia, 2013r) [Legislative Instrument] as Pterostylis sinuata.
 
State Government
    Documents and Websites
WA:Declared Rare or Poorly Known Flora in the Geraldton District (Patrick, S.J., 2001) [State Species Management Plan].
State Listing Status
WA: Listed as Critically Endangered (Wildlife Conservation Act 1950 (Western Australia): September 2013 list) as Pterostylis sinuata
Scientific name Pterostylis sinuata [84991]
Family Orchidaceae:Orchidales:Liliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author (D.L.Jones) Janes & Duretto
Infraspecies author  
Reference Janes, J.K. & Duretto, M.F (2010) A new classification for subtribe Pterostylidinae (Orchidaceae), reaffirming Pterostylis in the broad sense. Australian Systematic Botany 23(4): 262 [comb. nov.]
Other names Pterostylis sp. 8 (Northampton) [24413]
Pterostylis sp. Northampton (S.D.Hopper 3349) [56724]
Pterostylis sp. (S.D. Hopper 3349; Northampton) [67249]
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 Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Ecosystem Degradation:Habitat deterioration due to soil degradation and erosion Northampton Midget Greenhood (Pterostylis Sp. Northampton) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Luu, R., A. Chant & V. English, 2004) [Recovery Plan].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Mechanical disturbance during construction, maintanance or recreational activities Northampton Midget Greenhood (Pterostylis Sp. Northampton) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Luu, R., A. Chant & V. English, 2004) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Oryctolagus cuniculus (Rabbit, European Rabbit) Northampton Midget Greenhood (Pterostylis Sp. Northampton) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Luu, R., A. Chant & V. English, 2004) [Recovery Plan].
Northampton Midget Greenhood (Ptersotylis sp. Northampton), Interim Recovery Plan 1996-1999 (Papenfus, D., Brown, A. & Bunny, F., 1997j) [Cwlth Action Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Northampton Midget Greenhood (Pterostylis Sp. Northampton) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Luu, R., A. Chant & V. English, 2004) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Grazing, tramping, competition and/or habitat degradation Sus scrofa (Pig) Northampton Midget Greenhood (Pterostylis Sp. Northampton) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Luu, R., A. Chant & V. English, 2004) [Recovery Plan].
Northampton Midget Greenhood (Ptersotylis sp. Northampton), Interim Recovery Plan 1996-1999 (Papenfus, D., Brown, A. & Bunny, F., 1997j) [Cwlth Action Plan].
Commonwealth Listing Advice on Predation, Habitat Degradation, Competition and Disease Transmission by Feral Pigs (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2001ab) [Listing Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Predation, competition, habitat degradation and/or spread of pathogens by introduced species Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Northampton Midget Greenhood (Pterostylis Sp. Northampton) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Luu, R., A. Chant & V. English, 2004) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Competition, predation and/or habitat degradation by kangaroos and wallabies Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Northampton Midget Greenhood (Pterostylis Sp. Northampton) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Luu, R., A. Chant & V. English, 2004) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Dams and Water Management/Use:Alteration of hydrological regimes and water quality Northampton Midget Greenhood (Pterostylis Sp. Northampton) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Luu, R., A. Chant & V. English, 2004) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Dams and Water Management/Use:Salinity Northampton Midget Greenhood (Pterostylis Sp. Northampton) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Luu, R., A. Chant & V. English, 2004) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Northampton Midget Greenhood (Pterostylis Sp. Northampton) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Luu, R., A. Chant & V. English, 2004) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate prescribed regimes and/or vegetation management to control fire regimes Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Pollution:Airborne Agricultural pollutants:Herbicide drift Northampton Midget Greenhood (Pterostylis Sp. Northampton) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009 (Luu, R., A. Chant & V. English, 2004) [Recovery Plan].

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This database is designed to provide statutory, biological and ecological information on species and ecological communities, migratory species, marine species, and species and species products subject to international trade and commercial use protected under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the EPBC Act). It has been compiled from a range of sources including listing advice, recovery plans, published literature and individual experts. While reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the information, no guarantee is given, nor responsibility taken, by the Commonwealth for its accuracy, currency or completeness. The Commonwealth does not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage that may be occasioned directly or indirectly through the use of, or reliance on, the information contained in this database. The information contained in this database does not necessarily represent the views of the Commonwealth. This database is not intended to be a complete source of information on the matters it deals with. Individuals and organisations should consider all the available information, including that available from other sources, in deciding whether there is a need to make a referral or apply for a permit or exemption under the EPBC Act.

Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Pterostylis sinuata in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:55:36 +1000.