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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 as Gossia gonoclada
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 Recovery Plan for the angle-stemmed myrtle Austromyrtus gonoclada 2001-2005 (Austromyrtus gonoclada Recovery Team, 2001) [Recovery Plan] as Gossia gonoclada.
 
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 Austromyrtus gonoclada.
 
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 Gossia gonoclada.
 
State Government
    Documents and Websites
QLD:Angle-stemmed myrtle (Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (Qld DEHP), 2013f) [Internet].
State Listing Status
QLD: Listed as Endangered (Nature Conservation Act 1992 (Queensland): May 2014 list) as Gossia gonoclada
Scientific name Gossia gonoclada [78866]
Family Myrtaceae:Myrtales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author (F. Mueller ex Bentham) N.Snow & Guymer
Infraspecies author  
Reference Systematic Botany Monographs 65: 47, fig. 13 (map) (2003).
Other names Austromyrtus gonoclada [8050]
Myrtus gonoclada [42419]
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://www.brisrain.webcentral.com.au/myrtle.html
http://www.brisrain.webcentral.com.au/database/databaseindex.htm

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:Livestock Farming and Grazing:Grazing pressures and associated habitat changes Recovery Plan for the angle-stemmed myrtle Austromyrtus gonoclada 2001-2005 (Austromyrtus gonoclada Recovery Team, 2001) [Recovery Plan].
Biological Resource Use:Gathering Terrestrial Plants:Illegal collection Recovery Plan for the angle-stemmed myrtle Austromyrtus gonoclada 2001-2005 (Austromyrtus gonoclada Recovery Team, 2001) [Recovery Plan].
Climate Change and Severe Weather:Sea level rise:Inundation associated with climate change Inundation study (Environmental Resources Information Network, 2007) [Database].
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Indirect Ecosystem Effects:Loss and/or fragmentation of habitat and/or subpopulations Recovery Plan for the angle-stemmed myrtle Austromyrtus gonoclada 2001-2005 (Austromyrtus gonoclada Recovery Team, 2001) [Recovery Plan].
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Indirect Ecosystem Effects:Restricted geographical distribution (area of occupancy and extent of occurrence) Recovery Plan for the angle-stemmed myrtle Austromyrtus gonoclada 2001-2005 (Austromyrtus gonoclada Recovery Team, 2001) [Recovery Plan].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Human induced disturbance due to unspecified activities Recovery Plan for the angle-stemmed myrtle Austromyrtus gonoclada 2001-2005 (Austromyrtus gonoclada Recovery Team, 2001) [Recovery Plan].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Recreational Activities:Disturbance, especially from human recreational activities and development 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:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Ipomoea cairica (Coastal Morning-glory, Morning Glory, Mile-a-minute, Five-leaved Morning Glory) Gossia gonoclada in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006kh) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Ligustrum sinense (Chinese Privet, Narrow-leaved Privet. Small-leaved Privet, Privet, Hedge Privet, Narrow-leaf Privet, Chinese Ligustrum, Ligustrum) Gossia gonoclada in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006kh) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Schinus terebinthifolia (Broad-leaved Pepper Tree, Carnival Peppercorn, Hawaiian Holly, Brazilian Pepper Tree, Japanese Pepper Tree, Florida Holly) Gossia gonoclada in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006kh) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Cinnamomum camphora (Camphor Laurel, Camphor Tree, Gum Camphor, True Camphor, Japanese Camphor, Formosa Camphor, Shiu Leaf) Gossia gonoclada in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006kh) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Gossia gonoclada in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006kh) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Grazing, tramping, competition and/or habitat degradation Bos taurus (Domestic Cattle) Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Residential and Commercial Development:Housing and Urban Areas:Habitat clearance for rural, peri-urban and urban development Recovery Plan for the angle-stemmed myrtle Austromyrtus gonoclada 2001-2005 (Austromyrtus gonoclada Recovery Team, 2001) [Recovery Plan].
Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Low numbers of individuals Recovery Plan for the angle-stemmed myrtle Austromyrtus gonoclada 2001-2005 (Austromyrtus gonoclada Recovery Team, 2001) [Recovery Plan].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Gossia gonoclada in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:42:31 +1000.