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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 as Androcalva procumbens
Listing and Conservation Advices Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Rulingia procumbens (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008uf) [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] as Rulingia procumbens.
 
Amendment to the list of threatened species under section 178, 181 and 183 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) (160) (Commonwealth of Australia, 2014h) [Legislative Instrument] as Androcalva procumbens.
 
State Government
    Documents and Websites
NSW:Rulingia procumbens - profile (NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (NSW DECCW), 2005lh) [Internet].
State Listing Status
NSW: Listed as Vulnerable (Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (New South Wales): December 2013 list) as Rulingia procumbens
Scientific name Androcalva procumbens [87153]
Family Malvaceae:Malvales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author (Maiden & Betche) C.F.Wilkins & Whitlock
Infraspecies author  
Reference Wilkins, C.F. & Whitlock, B.A., (2011) A new Australian genus, Androcalva, separated from Commersonia (Malvaceae s.l. or Byttneriaceae). Australian Systematic Botany 24(5): 334-335, Figs 25B, 27 [comb. nov.]
Other names Rulingia procumbens [12903]
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 Rulingia procumbens in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ua) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:plant Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Rulingia procumbens (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008uf) [Conservation Advice].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Rulingia procumbens (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008uf) [Conservation Advice].
Protected status:Protected status:Lack of secure conservation land tenure Rulingia procumbens in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ua) [Internet].
Transportation and Service Corridors:Roads and Railroads:Development and/or maintenance of roads Rulingia procumbens in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ua) [Internet].

Ayers, D., S. Nash & K. Baggett (Eds) (1996). Threatened Species of Western New South Wales. Hurstville: NSW NPWS.

Binns, D. (2000). Personal Communication.

Binns, D. (2000b). Personal Communication.

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

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.

Gross, C.L. & Mackay, D. (1998). A review of the biology and ecology of Rulingia procumbens Maiden & E. Betche. Page(s) 18 pp. Hurstville: NSW NPWS.

Harden, G.J. (ed) (1990). Flora of New South Wales. Volume One. Kensington, NSW: University of NSW Press.

NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service (NSW NPWS) (2000). Personal communication. Sydney: NSW NPWS.

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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). Androcalva procumbens in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Wed, 3 Sep 2014 06:30:15 +1000.