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Species Profile and Threats Database


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EPBC Act Listing Status Listed as Vulnerable
Listing and Conservation Advices Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Xanthostemon oppositifolius (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008xd) [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
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].
 
State Listing Status
QLD: Listed as Vulnerable (Nature Conservation Act 1992 (Queensland): May 2014 list)
Non-statutory Listing Status
IUCN: Listed as Endangered (Global Status: IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: 2013.1 list)
Scientific name Xanthostemon oppositifolius [8738]
Family Myrtaceae:Myrtales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author Bailey
Infraspecies author  
Reference Catalogue of the Indigenous and Naturalised Plants of Queensland (1890) 109 [= 2nd addenda to 3rd Suppl. of A Synopsis of the Queensland Flora].
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.

Other illustrations Google Images
http://www.anbg.gov.au/images/photo_cd/301610241712/100.html

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 Xanthostemon oppositifolius in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006wu) [Internet].
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Indirect Ecosystem Effects:Loss and/or fragmentation of habitat and/or subpopulations Xanthostemon oppositifolius in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006wu) [Internet].
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) Xanthostemon oppositifolius in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006wu) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Ligustrum lucidum (Broad-leaved Privet, Tree Privet, Large Leaf Privet, Glossy Privet, Ligustrum, Wax Leaf Privet) Xanthostemon oppositifolius in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006wu) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Ligustrum sinense (Chinese Privet, Narrow-leaved Privet. Small-leaved Privet, Privet, Hedge Privet, Narrow-leaf Privet, Chinese Ligustrum, Ligustrum) Xanthostemon oppositifolius in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006wu) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Cinnamomum camphora (Camphor Laurel, Camphor Tree, Gum Camphor, True Camphor, Japanese Camphor, Formosa Camphor, Shiu Leaf) Xanthostemon oppositifolius in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006wu) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Panicum maximum (Guinea Grass, Green Panic, Hamil Grass) Xanthostemon oppositifolius in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006wu) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Xanthostemon oppositifolius in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006wu) [Internet].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Xanthostemon oppositifolius in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006wu) [Internet].
Residential and Commercial Development:Housing and Urban Areas:Habitat clearance for rural, peri-urban and urban development Xanthostemon oppositifolius in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006wu) [Internet].
Transportation and Service Corridors:Roads and Railroads:Development and/or maintenance of roads Xanthostemon oppositifolius in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006wu) [Internet].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Xanthostemon oppositifolius in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:41:00 +1000.