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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
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 Wongan Hills Triggerplant (Stylidium coroniforme) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Stack, G., Willers, N. & Brown, A, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
 
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 Government
    Documents and Websites
WA:Declared Rare or Poorly Known Flora in the Geraldton District (Patrick, S.J., 2001) [State Species Management Plan].
WA:Declared Rare and Poorly Known Flora Largely Restricted to the Shire of Wongan-Ballidu (Stack, G., N. Willers, M. Fitzgerald & A. Brown, 2006) [State Species Management Plan].
State Listing Status
WA: Listed as Endangered* (Wildlife Conservation Act 1950 (Western Australia): September 2013 list)
Scientific name Stylidium coroniforme [10122]
Family Stylidiaceae:Campanulales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author R.Erickson & J.H.Willis
Infraspecies author  
Reference Erickson, R. & Willis, J.H. (1966) Some Additions to Australian Stylidiaceae. The Victorian Naturalist 83(5): 108, pl. 1 [tax. nov.]
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
http://florabase.dec.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/7706

Western Australia: At the subspecies level, Stylidium coroniforme subsp. coroniforme is listed as Endangered under the Wildlife Conservation Act 1950 and S. c. subsp. amblyphyllum is listed as Priority 1 under the Priority Flora and Priority Fauna List.

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 Wongan Hills Triggerplant Recovery Plan. 1992-2001 (Stace, H.M. & Coates, D.J., 1995) [State Recovery Plan].
Wongan Hills Triggerplant (Stylidium coroniforme) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Stack, G., Willers, N. & Brown, A, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Livestock Farming and Grazing:Grazing pressures and associated habitat changes Wongan Hills Triggerplant Recovery Plan. 1992-2001 (Stace, H.M. & Coates, D.J., 1995) [State Recovery Plan].
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Livestock Farming and Grazing:Habitat alteration (vegetation, soil, hydrology) due to trampling and grazing by livestock Wongan Hills Triggerplant (Stylidium coroniforme) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Stack, G., Willers, N. & Brown, A, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Indirect Ecosystem Effects:Loss and/or fragmentation of habitat and/or subpopulations Wongan Hills Triggerplant (Stylidium coroniforme) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Stack, G., Willers, N. & Brown, A, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Indirect Ecosystem Effects:Restricted geographical distribution (area of occupancy and extent of occurrence) Wongan Hills Triggerplant (Stylidium coroniforme) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Stack, G., Willers, N. & Brown, A, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Energy Production and Mining:Mining and Quarrying:Habitat destruction, disturbance and/or modification due to mining activities Wongan Hills Triggerplant (Stylidium coroniforme) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Stack, G., Willers, N. & Brown, A, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Energy Production and Mining:Mining and Quarrying:Habitat modification through open cut mining/quarrying activities Wongan Hills Triggerplant Recovery Plan. 1992-2001 (Stace, H.M. & Coates, D.J., 1995) [State Recovery Plan].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Recreational Activities:Habitat disturbance from recreational vehicle use Wongan Hills Triggerplant (Stylidium coroniforme) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Stack, G., Willers, N. & Brown, A, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Oryctolagus cuniculus (Rabbit, European Rabbit) Wongan Hills Triggerplant (Stylidium coroniforme) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Stack, G., Willers, N. & Brown, A, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Wongan Hills Triggerplant (Stylidium coroniforme) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Stack, G., Willers, N. & Brown, A, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Competition, predation and/or habitat degradation by kangaroos and wallabies Wongan Hills Triggerplant (Stylidium coroniforme) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Stack, G., Willers, N. & Brown, A, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Wongan Hills Triggerplant (Stylidium coroniforme) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Stack, G., Willers, N. & Brown, A, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Other Ecosystem Modifications:Changes in hydrology leading to rising water tables and dryland salinity Wongan Hills Triggerplant (Stylidium coroniforme) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Stack, G., Willers, N. & Brown, A, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Poor recruitment (regeneration) and declining population numbers Wongan Hills Triggerplant (Stylidium coroniforme) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Stack, G., Willers, N. & Brown, A, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Transportation and Service Corridors:Transportation and Service Corridors:Road and rail maintenance works Wongan Hills Triggerplant (Stylidium coroniforme) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Stack, G., Willers, N. & Brown, A, 2003) [Recovery Plan].
Transportation and Service Corridors:Utility and Service Lines:Habitat modification due to maintenance of water pipeline easement Wongan Hills Triggerplant (Stylidium coroniforme) Interim Recovery Plan 2003-2008 (Stack, G., Willers, N. & Brown, A, 2003) [Recovery Plan].

Briggs, J.D. & J.H. Leigh (1996). Rare or Threatened Australian Plants - Revised Edition. Collingwood: CSIRO Publishing.

Brown, A., C. Thomson-Dans & N. Marchant, eds. (1998). Western Australia's Threatened Flora. Como, Western Australia: Department of Conservation and Land Management.

Coates, D.J. (1992). Genetic consequences of a bottleneck and spatial genetic structure in the triggerplant Stylidium coroniforme (Stylidiaceae). Heredity. 69:512-520.

Council of Heads of Australian Botanic Gardens (CHABG) (1994). Census of plants in botanic gardens. [Online]. Canberra: Australian National Botanic Gardens. Available from: http://www.anbg.gov.au/chabg/census/census.html.

Fitzgerald, M J & Kelly, A E (1994). Wongan Triggerplant Recovery Team Annual Report 1994. Merredin, WA CALM.

Hopper, S.D., S. van Leeuwen, A.P. Brown & S.J. Patrick (1990). Western Australia's Endangered Flora and other plants under consideration for declaration. Perth, Western Australia: Department of Consrvation and Land Management.

Leigh, J.H. & J.D. Briggs (Eds) (1992). Threatened Australian Plants. Overview and Case Studies. New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service.

Paczkowska, G. & A.R. Chapman (2000). The Western Australian Flora, A Descriptive Catalogue. The Wildflower Society of Western Australia (Inc.), the Western Australian Herbarium, Department of Conservation and Land Management and the Botanic Gardens & Parks Authority.

Patrick, S.J. (2001). Declared Rare or Poorly Known Flora in the Geraldton District. [Online]. Wildlife Management Program No 26. Perth, Western Australia: Department of Conservation and Land Management. Available from: http://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/plants-and-animals/threatened-species-and-communities/threatened-plants.

Stace, H.M. & Coates, D.J. (1995). Wongan Hills Triggerplant Recovery Plan. 1992-2001. [Online]. Waneroo: WA CALM. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/publications/recovery/s-coroniforme/index.html.

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Stylidium coroniforme in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:12:49 +1000.