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 Darwinia nubigena
Listing and Conservation Advices Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Darwinia sp. Stirling Range (G.J.Keighery 5732) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008lq) [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 Darwinia sp. Stirling Range (G.J.Keighery 5732).
Amendment to the list of threatened species under section 178 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (101) (12/04/2010) (Commonwealth of Australia, 2010j) [Legislative Instrument] as Darwinia nubigena.
State Government
    Documents and Websites
WA:Declared Rare & Poorly Known Flora in the Albany District. Western Australian wildlife management program no. 20 (Robinson, C.J. & D.J. Coates, 1995) [State Action Plan].
State Listing Status
WA: Listed as Endangered (Wildlife Conservation Act 1950 (Western Australia): September 2013 list) as Darwinia nubigena
Scientific name Darwinia nubigena [83191]
Family Myrtaceae:Myrtales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author Keighery
Infraspecies author  
Reference Keighery, G.J. (2009) Six new and rare species of Darwinia (Myrtaceae) from Western Australia. Nuytsia 19: 48-50, Figs 6B, 7 [tax. nov.]
Other names Darwinia sp. 1 (Stirling Range) [24249]
Darwinia sp. Stirling Range (G.J.Keighery 5732) [56707]
Darwinia sp. (G.J. Keighery 5732; Stirling Range) [67280]
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
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Vegetation and habitat loss caused by dieback Phytophthora cinnamomi Threat abatement plan for disease in natural ecosystems caused by Phytophthora cinnamomi (Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (DEWHA), 2009w) [Threat Abatement Plan].
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Darwinia sp. Stirling Range (G.J.Keighery 5732) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008lq) [Conservation Advice].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Darwinia sp. Stirling Range (G.J.Keighery 5732) in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006gj) [Internet].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Darwinia nubigena in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: Accessed Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:23:25 +1000.