National recovery plan for the Harsh Nematolepis (Nematolepis squamea subspecies coriacea)
O. Carter and N. Walsh
Victorian Government Department of Sustainability and Environment, November 2006
ISBN 1 74152 305 2
About the recovery plan
The Harsh Nematolepis (Nematolepis squamea subspecies coriacea) is listed as Vulnerable under the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. The species is endemic to Victoria, where it is known from two widely separated locations in the eastern highlands, containing 1,100–1,600 plants. Main threats include damage by feral deer, weed invasion and road maintenance.
This national Recovery Plan for the Harsh Nematolepis details the species' distribution and biology, conservation status, threats, and recovery objectives and actions necessary to ensure its long-term survival.