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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
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 Grevillea obtusiflora subsp. obtusiflora and subsp. fecunda Recovery Plan (NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service (NSW NPWS), 2001w) [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
NSW:Review of the Threatened Species Conservation Act Flora Schedules: Recommendations to the Scientific Committee: Final Summary Report December 2002 (Hogbin, P., 2002) [Report].
NSW:Grevillea obtusiflora - Profile (NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (NSW DECCW), 2005fk) [Internet].
NSW:Grevillea obtusifolia including both subspecies obtusiflora and fecunda Threatened Species Information (NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NSW NPWS), 2000s) [Information Sheet].
NSW:Environmental Impact Assessment Guidelines - Grevillea obtusifolia including both subspecies obtusiflora and fecunda (NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NSW NPWS), 2000t) [Internet].
State Listing Status
NSW: Listed as Endangered (Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (New South Wales): August 2014 list)
Scientific name Grevillea obtusiflora [23811]
Family Proteaceae:Proteales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author R.Br.
Infraspecies author  
Reference Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae -- Suppl. 1: Proteaceas Novas (1830) 19.
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
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Recreational Activities:Habitat disturbance from recreational vehicle use Grevillea obtusiflora subsp. obtusiflora and subsp. fecunda Recovery Plan (NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service (NSW NPWS), 2001w) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Slashing and herbicide application for weed control Grevillea obtusiflora subsp. obtusiflora and subsp. fecunda Recovery Plan (NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service (NSW NPWS), 2001w) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Grevillea obtusiflora subsp. obtusiflora and subsp. fecunda Recovery Plan (NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service (NSW NPWS), 2001w) [Recovery Plan].
Transportation and Service Corridors:Roads and Railroads:Development and/or maintenance of roads Grevillea obtusiflora subsp. obtusiflora and subsp. fecunda Recovery Plan (NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service (NSW NPWS), 2001w) [Recovery Plan].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Grevillea obtusiflora in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:02:15 +1000.