Rare and Threatened Solanaceae species in Australia
Information about threatened plant species for Australia can be found listed on the Commonwealth Government Department for Environment and Water page.
The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) list of threatened flora presently consists of the following species (March 2007). Links to further information on each species can be found through these pages.
New South Wales
Information can be found on the New South Wales National Parks Threatened Species page (last amended 16th Dec 2004). Only four species are listed for the state and these are listed below and hyperlinked to their profiles on this site.
There is presently only one species of Solanaceae on the Threatened Species list for the Northern Territory:
The current Queensland plants which are categorised as Presumed Extinct (X), Endangered (E), Vulnerable (V) and Rare (R) are protected by the Queensland Nature Conservation (Wildlife) Regulation 1992; the species are published in the amended schedules of the Nature Conservation Regulation and the 2006 list can be downloaded here
Solanum sp. (Dalby, Kelsey, 56)
The Department for Environment and Water list of threatened plants for South Australia can be downloaded here
The following species of Solanaceae are listed as rare for South Australia
Anthocercis anisantha ssp. anisantha
The threatened species list for Tasmania can be found on the Department of Primary Industries and Water site.
Solanum opacum is the only species included as an endangered plant.
The Department of Sustainability and Environment advisory list of Rare and Threatened Plants for Victoria can be downloaded as a pdf. The 2005 list includes the following:
e = endangered, k = poorly known, r = rare, v = vulnerable
Cyphanthera albicans subsp. albicans - Hoary Ray-flower r
Cyphanthera anthocercidea - Large-leaf Ray-flower r
Nicotiana goodspeedii - Small-flower Tobacco r
Nicotiana maritima - Coast Tobacco e
Nicotiana suaveolens - Austral Tobacco r
Solanum cinereum - Narrawa Burr k
Solanum coactiliferum - Western Nightshade e
Solanum eremophilum - Hairy Nightshade k
Solanum lacunarium - Lagoon Nightshade v
Solanum linearifolium - Mountain Kangaroo Apple r
Solanum silvestre - Violet Nightshade e
Conservation codes for Western Australian species are listed on FloraBase. Conservation codes presented in FloraBase are based on the latest publication (Smith, 2010). Species listed are:
Cyphanthera odgersii subsp. occidentalis
Grammosolen sp. Mt Ridley (W.R. Archer 1210911)
Solanum sp. Boomerang Bay (K.F. Kenneally 10021)
Solanum sp. Longini (C.T.Martine et al CTM 805)
Solanum sp. Prince Regent River (T. Handasyde TH 1925)
Smith, M.G. (2010). Declared Rare and Priority Flora List for Western Australia, 25 March 2010. Dept of Environment and Conservation. Como, W.A.
State Herbarium of South Australia