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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 Vulnerable
Listing and Conservation Advices Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Kunzea rupestris (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008ce) [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
NSW: Listed as Vulnerable (Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (New South Wales): December 2013 list)
Scientific name Kunzea rupestris [8798]
Family Myrtaceae:Myrtales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author Blakely
Infraspecies author  
Reference Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 54 (16 Dec. 1929) 683, t. xxix.
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

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
Biological Resource Use:Gathering Terrestrial Plants:Commercial harvest Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Kunzea rupestris (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008ce) [Conservation Advice].
Biological Resource Use:Gathering Terrestrial Plants:Illegal collection Kunzea rupestris in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ml) [Internet].
Biological Resource Use:Gathering natural materials:Removal of bush rocks Kunzea rupestris in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ml) [Internet].
Energy Production and Mining:Mining and Quarrying:Habitat destruction, disturbance and/or modification due to mining activities Kunzea rupestris in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ml) [Internet].
Energy Production and Mining:Mining and Quarrying:Habitat modification through open cut mining/quarrying activities Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Mechanical disturbance during construction, maintanance or recreational activities Kunzea rupestris in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ml) [Internet].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Recreational Activities:Disturbance, especially from human recreational activities and development Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Recreational Activities:Habitat disturbance from recreational vehicle use Kunzea rupestris in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ml) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Andropogon virginicus (Whisky Grass, Broomsedge) Kunzea rupestris in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ml) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Kunzea rupestris in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ml) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Competition, grazing, predation and/or habitat degradation by rats Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Natural System Modifications:Dams and Water Management/Use:Changes in hydrology including habitat drainage Kunzea rupestris in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ml) [Internet].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Kunzea rupestris (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008ce) [Conservation Advice].
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:Garbage and Solid Waste:Dumping of household and industrial waste Kunzea rupestris in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ml) [Internet].
Pollution:Pollution:Changes to water and sediment flows leading to erosion, siltation and pollution Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Kunzea rupestris (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008ce) [Conservation Advice].
Pollution:Pollution:Deterioration of water and soil quality (contamination and pollution) Kunzea rupestris in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ml) [Internet].
Residential and Commercial Development:Housing and Urban Areas:Habitat loss, modification and fragmentation due to urban development Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Kunzea rupestris in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Fri, 25 Jul 2014 02:11:58 +1000.