Threatened plants

This is a list of threatened plants in the Northern Territory. See the list of threatened animals.

The threatened plant species on the Tiwi Islands are covered by a single draft recovery plan.

Plant family Scientific name / Common name Status Other documents
Annonaceae Xylopia monosperma PDF (267.1 KB)
- was X. sp. Melville Island
Endangered Draft recovery plan PDF (586.3 KB)
Annonaceae Mitrella tiwiensis PDF (197.1 KB) Vulnerable Draft recovery plan PDF (586.3 KB)
Apiaceae Actinotus schwarzii PDF (209.9 KB)
Flannel flower
Vulnerable Go to the Australian Government's Department of the Environment website
Apiaceae Platysace saxatilis PDF (202.2 KB) Vulnerable  
Apocynaceae Hoya australis subsp.oramicola PDF (202.0 KB) Vulnerable Draft recovery plan PDF (586.3 KB)
Aracea Typhonium jonesii PDF (194.1 KB) Endangered Draft recovery plan PDF (586.3 KB)
Aracea Typhonium mirabile PDF (201.1 KB) Endangered Draft recovery plan PDF (586.3 KB)
Aracea Typhonium taylori PDF (213.2 KB) Endangered  
Araceae Typhonium praetermissum PDF (387.1 KB) Vulnerable Distribution advice PDF (4.7 MB)
Araceae Typhonium sp. Sandover PDF (175.7 KB) Vulnerable  
Arecaceae Livistona mariae PDF (330.2 KB)
Red cabbage palm
Endangered Go to the Australian Government's Department of the Environment website
Arecaceae Ptychosperma macarthurii PDF (262.7 KB)
Darwin palm
Endangered Distribution advice PDF (2.2 MB)
Asteraceae Olearia macdonnellensis PDF (204.7 KB) Endangered Go to the Australian Government's Department of the Environment website
Asteraceae Minuria tridens PDF (257.0 KB) Vulnerable Go to the Australian Government's Department of the Environment website
Burmanniaceae Burmannia sp. Bathurst Island PDF (184.9 KB) Endangered Draft recovery plan PDF (586.3 KB)
Cleomaceae Cleome insolata PDF (254.0 KB) Vulnerable  
Clusiaceae Garcinia warrenii PDF (184.2 KB) Endangered Draft recovery plan PDF (586.3 KB)
Cucurbitaceae Austrobryonia argillicola PDF (170.7 KB) Vulnerable  
Cycadaceae Cycas armstrongii PDF (237.4 KB) Vulnerable Draft recovery plan PDF (586.3 KB)
Cyperaceae Baumea arthrophylla PDF (193.7 KB) Endangered  
Cyperaceae Bolboschoenus caldwellii PDF (179.8 KB) Endangered  
Cyperaceae Carex fascicularis PDF (203.2 KB) Vulnerable  
Cyperaceae Eleocharis papillosa PDF (231.3 KB)
Dwarf desert spike-rush
Vulnerable  
Cyperaceae Mapania macrocephala PDF (213.1 KB) Vulnerable Draft recovery plan PDF (586.3 KB)
Cyperaceae Schoenus centralis PDF (184.8 KB) Vulnerable  
Cyperaceae Eleocharis retroflexa DOCX (829.1 KB)
Eleocharis retroflexa PDF (221.4 KB)
Listed nationally but not under NT legislation  
Dilleniaceae Hibbertia brennanii PDF (263.0 KB) Vulnerable  
Dilleniaceae Hibbertia pancerea PDF (248.0 KB) Vulnerable  
Dilleniaceae Hibbertia sp. South Magela PDF (219.4 KB) Vulnerable  
Dilleniaceae Hibbertia tricornis PDF (204.5 KB) Vulnerable  
Dryopteridaceae Bolbitis quoyana PDF (201.8 KB) Vulnerable  
Elaeocarpaceae Elaeocarpus miegei PDF (178.5 KB) Critically endangered Draft recovery plan PDF (586.3 KB)
Eremophila prostrata Eremophila prostrata PDF (255.7 KB)
Eremophila prostrata DOCX (951.5 KB)
Listed nationally but not under NT legislation  
Erythroxylaceae Erythroxylum sp. Cholmondely Creek PDF (281.5 KB) Endangered  
Euphorbiaceae Amperia spicata PDF (242.8 KB)
Glory of the Centre
Vulnerable Recovery plan
Euphorbiaceae Ricinocarpos gloria-medii DOCX (966.2 KB)
Ricinocarpos gloria-medii PDF (367.6 KB)
Glory of the Centre
Listed nationally but not under NT legislation  
Fabaceae Acacia equisetifolia PDF (233.5 KB)
- was A. sp. Graveside Gorge
Critically endangered  
Fabaceae Intsia bijuga PDF (268.2 KB) Critically endangered  
Fabaceae Acacia peuce PDF (233.2 KB)
Waddy-wood
Endangered Go to the Australian Government's Department of the Environment website

NT recovery action plan  (3.2 mb)
Fabaceae Acacia latzii PDF (300.9 KB)
Latz's wattle
Vulnerable Go to the Australian Government's Department of the Environment website

NT recovery action plan  (2.8 mb)
Fabaceae Acacia praetermissa PDF (186.6 KB) Vulnerable  
Fabaceae Acacia undoolyana PDF (311.9 KB) Undoolya wattle Vulnerable Go to the Australian Government's Department of the Environment website

NT recovery action plan  (2.8 mb)
Fabaceae Jacksonia divisa PDF (232.3 KB) Vulnerable  
Fabaceae Acacia pickardi DOCX (1.2 MB)
Acacia pickardi PDF (259.3 KB)
Birds Nest Wattle
Listed nationally but not under NT legislation  
Gleicheniaceae Gleichenia sp. Victoria River PDF (254.9 KB) Vulnerable  
Gleicheniaceae Sticherus flabellatus var compactus PDF (177.7 KB) Vulnerable  
Goodeniaceae Goodenia quadrifida DOCX (812.0 KB)
Goodenia quadrifida PDF (204.7 KB)
Listed nationally but not under NT legislation  
Hernandiaceae Hernandia nymphaeifolia PDF (181.5 KB) Vulnerable  
Hymenophyllaceae Cephalomanes obscurum PDF (257.4 KB) Endangered Draft recovery plan PDF (586.3 KB)
Lamiaceae Prostanthera schultzii PDF (249.8 KB)
- was Wrixonia schultzii
Vulnerable  
Lauraceae Cryptocarya hypospodia PDF (187.0 KB) Endangered  
Lauraceae Endiandra limnophila PDF (215.5 KB) Vulnerable Draft recovery plan PDF (586.3 KB)
Lentibulariaceae Utricularia dunstaniae PDF (184.5 KB) Vulnerable  
Lentibulariaceae Utricularia singeriana PDF (184.4 KB) Vulnerable  
Malvaceae Helicteres macrothrix PDF (409.0 KB)
- was H. sp. Glenluckie Creek
Endangered Distribution advice PDF (2.9 MB)
Malvaceae Schoutenia ovata PDF (197.4 KB) Endangered  
Malvaceae Hibiscus brennanii PDF (205.9 KB) Vulnerable  
Malvaceae Hibiscus cravenii PDF (194.0 KB) Vulnerable  
Marattiaceae Angiopteris evecta PDF (211.1 KB) Vulnerable  
Melastomataceae Pternandra coerulescens PDF (238.8 KB) Vulnerable  
Myoporaceae Eremophila prostrata DOCX (944.0 KB)
Eremophila prostrata PDF (260.7 KB)
Rainbow Valley Fuschia Bus
Listed nationally but not under NT legislation  
Myrtaceae Melaleuca fulgens subsp. corrugata PDF (253.1 KB) Endangered  
Myrtaceae Babingtonia behrii PDF (202.6 KB) Vulnerable  
Myrtaceae Lithomyrtus linariifolia PDF (209.4 KB) Vulnerable  
Myrtaceae Thryptomene hexandra
Mountain thryptomene
Listed nationally but not under NT legislation  
Orchidaceae Habenaria rumphii PDF (180.5 KB) Endangered  
Orchidaceae Calochilus caeruleus PDF (168.3 KB) Vulnerable Draft recovery plan PDF (586.3 KB)
Orchidaceae Luisia corrugata PDF (241.0 KB)
- was L. teretifolia
Vulnerable Draft recovery plan PDF (586.3 KB)
Orchidaceae Dienia montana PDF (170.1 KB)
- was Malaxis latifolia
Vulnerable  
Orchidaceae Crepidium marsupichila PDF (198.0 KB)
- was Malaxis marsupichila
Vulnerable  
Orchidaceae Thrixspermum congestum PDF (199.4 KB) Vulnerable Draft recovery plan PDF (586.3 KB)
Orchidaceae Zeuxine oblonga PDF (189.4 KB) Vulnerable  
Pandanaceae Freycinetia excelsa PDF (209.2 KB) Vulnerable Draft recovery plan PDF (586.3 KB)
Pandanaceae Freycinetia percostata PDF (196.7 KB) Vulnerable Draft recovery plan PDF (586.3 KB)
Poaceae Sporobolus latzii PDF (173.0 KB) Vulnerable  
Poaceae Triodia sp. Matt Wilson PDF (184.9 KB)
- was T. fitzgeraldii
Vulnerable  
Pontederiaceae Monochoria hastata PDF (281.4 KB) Vulnerable  
Pteridaceae Adiantum capillus-veneris PDF (199.8 KB)
Venus-hair fern
Vulnerable  
Ranunculaceae Clematis decipiens PDF (197.6 KB) Vulnerable  
Rubiaceae Tarennoidea wallichii PDF (188.8 KB) Endangered Draft recovery plan PDF (586.3 KB)
Rutaceae Clausena excavata PDF (348.5 KB)
- was C. sp. Tipperary
Endangered  
Rutaceae Boronia quadrilata PDF (202.5 KB) Vulnerable  
Rutaceae Boronia viridiflora PDF (188.1 KB) Vulnerable  
Santalaceae Dendromyza reinwardtiana PDF (247.8 KB) Vulnerable Draft recovery plan PDF (586.3 KB)
Santalaceae Santalum acuminatum PDF (294.6 KB) Vulnerable  
Sapindaceae Mischocarpus stipitatus PDF (188.0 KB) - was Toechima sp. East Alligator Endangered  
Sapindaceae Atalaya brevialata DOCX (1.1 MB)
Atalaya brevialata PDF (566.6 KB)
Listed nationally but not under NT legislation Distribution advice PDF (2.9 MB)
Stylidiaceae Stylidium ensatum PDF (805.7 KB) Endangered Distribution advice PDF (2.7 MB)
Thelypteridaceae Macrothelypteris  torresiana PDF (210.8 KB) Endangered  
Zamiaceae Macrozamia macdonnellii DOCX (1.3 MB)
Macrozamia macdonnellii PDF (287.7 KB)
Macdonnell Ranges cycad
Listed nationally but not under NT legislation

Go to the Australian Government's Department of the Environment website

Last updated: 05 February 2019

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