Moresby Range Drummondita Drummondita ericoides Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009

Western Australian Threatened Species and Communities Unit (WATSCU)
© The Western Australian, Department of Conservation and Land Management, 2004

4. Term of Plan

This Interim Recovery Plan will operate from June 2004 to May 2009 but will remain in force until withdrawn or replaced. If the taxon is still Declared Rare Flora after five years, the need to review this IRP or to replace it with a full Recovery Plan will be determined.

5. References

Atkins, K. (2003) Declared Rare and Priority Flora List for Western Australia. Department of Conservation and Land Management, Western Australia.

Brown, A., Thomson-Dans, C. and Marchant, N. (Eds). (1998) Western Australias Threatened Flora. Department of Conservation and Land Management, Western Australia.

Department of Conservation and Land Management (2003) Western Australian Herbarium FloraBase 2 Information on the Western Australian Flora. Accessed 2003. http://www.calm.wa.gov.au/science/

Department of Conservation and Land Management (1994) Policy Statement No. 50 Setting Priorities for the Conservation of Western Australias Threatened Flora and Fauna. Perth, Western Australia.

Department of Conservation and Land Management (1992) Policy Statement No. 44 Wildlife Management Programs. Perth, Western Australia.

Department of Conservation and Land Management (2003) Threatened Flora Database (DEFL). Wildlife Branch, Perth, Western Australia. Accessed 2003.

Grieve, B.J. and Blackall, W.E. (1998) How to Know Western Australian Wildflowers: A key to the flora of the extratropical regions of Western Australia. Part II, Dicotyledons (Amaranthaceae to Lythraceae). Restructured & rev. 2nd ed. University of Western Australia Press, Western Australia.

Harvey, W.H. (1855) Characters of some New Genera of Plants recently discovered by Mr James Drummond in Western Australia. Hooker's Journal of botany and Kew Garden miscellany 7: 53

IUCN (2000) IUCN Red List Categories Prepared by the IUCN Species Survival Commission as approved by the 51st Meeting of the IUCN Council Gland, Switzerland.

6. Taxonomic Description

From Grieve and Blackall (1998).
Excerpts from the Key to Drummondita:

  • A. Leaves with a dark coloured tip; base of stamens glabrous within.
    • B. Leaves glabrous; sepals glabrous.
      • C. Leaves slender-terete, + 8 mm long.
        • D. ericoides. Habit: Much-branched shrub to 1m;
          leaves crowded, erect, + 8 mm long;
          petals yellow with green tips;
          staminal tube white with violet lobes.
          Distribn: Ir (near Geraldton)
          Flg: Jun.-Oct.
      • C. Leaves clavate, 3-6 mm long.
    • B. Leaves club-shaped, minutely woolly when young; sepals sparsely woolly.
  • A. Leaves not dark coloured at apex but frequently with a short point, glabrous; base of stamens densely bearded within.