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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 as Caladenia winfieldii
Recovery Plan Decision Recovery Plan required, included on the Commenced List (1/11/2009).
 
Adopted/Made Recovery Plans Majestic Spider Orchid (Caladenia winfieldii) Recovery Plan (Western Australia Department of Environment and Conservation (WA DEC), 2009f) [Recovery Plan] as Caladenia winfieldii.
 
Other EPBC Act Plans Threat abatement advice for predation, habitat degradation,competition and disease transmission by feral pigs (2013) (Commonwealth of Australia, 2014p) [Threat Abatement Plan].
 
Policy Statements and Guidelines Draft survey guidelines for Australia's threatened orchids (Department of the Environment, 2013b) [Admin Guideline].
 
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 Caladenia winfieldii.
 
Amendment to the list of threatened species under section 178 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (11/04/2007) (Commonwealth of Australia, 2007f) [Legislative Instrument] as Caladenia winfieldii.
 
State Government
    Documents and Websites
WA:Declared rare and poorly known flora in the Warren Region, Western Australian Wildlife Management Program No 40 (Hearn, R.W., R. Meissner, A.P. Brown, T.D. Macfarlane & T.R. Annels, 2006) [Management Plan].
State Listing Status
WA: Listed as Endangered (Wildlife Conservation Act 1950 (Western Australia): September 2013 list) as Caladenia winfieldii
Scientific name Caladenia winfieldii [64504]
Family Orchidaceae:Orchidales:Liliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author Hopper & A.P.Br.
Infraspecies author  
Reference Hopper, S.D. & Brown, A.P. (2001), Nuytsia 14(1/2): 159-160
Other names Arachnorchis winfieldii [78690]
Caladenia winfieldii Hopper & A.P.Brown ms. [67400]
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
Climate Change and Severe Weather:Storms and Flooding:flooding Caladenia winfieldiiin Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006dq) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Majestic Spider Orchid (Caladenia winfieldii) Recovery Plan (Western Australia Department of Environment and Conservation (WA DEC), 2009f) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Grazing, tramping, competition and/or habitat degradation Sus scrofa (Pig) Caladenia winfieldiiin Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006dq) [Internet].
Orchids of South-west Australia 2nd edn (Hoffman, N. & A. Brown, 1992) [Book].
Commonwealth Listing Advice on Predation, Habitat Degradation, Competition and Disease Transmission by Feral Pigs (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2001ab) [Listing Advice].
Majestic Spider Orchid (Caladenia winfieldii) Recovery Plan (Western Australia Department of Environment and Conservation (WA DEC), 2009f) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Negative impacts caused by insects Majestic Spider Orchid (Caladenia winfieldii) Recovery Plan (Western Australia Department of Environment and Conservation (WA DEC), 2009f) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Vegetation and habitat loss caused by dieback Phytophthora cinnamomi Majestic Spider Orchid (Caladenia winfieldii) Recovery Plan (Western Australia Department of Environment and Conservation (WA DEC), 2009f) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Presence of pathogens and resulting disease Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Caladenia winfieldiiin Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006dq) [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].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Competition, predation and/or habitat degradation by kangaroos and wallabies Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Caladenia winfieldiiin Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006dq) [Internet].
Majestic Spider Orchid (Caladenia winfieldii) Recovery Plan (Western Australia Department of Environment and Conservation (WA DEC), 2009f) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Dams and Water Management/Use:Alteration of hydrological regimes including flooding 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:Stress caused by rising water tables Majestic Spider Orchid (Caladenia winfieldii) Recovery Plan (Western Australia Department of Environment and Conservation (WA DEC), 2009f) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Caladenia winfieldiiin Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006dq) [Internet].
Majestic Spider Orchid (Caladenia winfieldii) Recovery Plan (Western Australia Department of Environment and Conservation (WA DEC), 2009f) [Recovery Plan].
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:Pollution:Changes to water and sediment flows leading to erosion, siltation and pollution Caladenia winfieldiiin Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006dq) [Internet].

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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). Caladenia winfieldii in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:08:13 +1000.