Callitris verrucosa 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Pinopsida Pinales Cupressaceae

Scientific Name: Callitris verrucosa (A.Cunn. ex Endl.) F.Muell.
Common Name(s):
English Mallee Pine, Camphor Wood, Scrub Cypress-pine, Turpentine Pine
Frenela verrucosa A.Cunn. ex Endl.
Taxonomic Source(s): Farjon, A. 2010. A Handbook of the World's Conifers. Koninklijke Brill, Leiden.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2010-11-02
Assessor(s): Thomas, P.
Reviewer(s): Farjon, A.
As Callitris verrucosa is still widespread and relatively common, it is regarded as Least Concern.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Widespread in inland areas of Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia. The estimated extent of occurrence is well in excess of 20,000 km2.
Countries occurrence:
Australia (New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia)
Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):30
Upper elevation limit (metres):520
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Population [top]

Population:May occur in large numbers either as a small tree or large shrub.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Continuing decline of mature individuals:Unknown
Extreme fluctuations:NoPopulation severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Restricted to semi-arid mallee shrubland communities.Often co-dominant with multistemmed eucalypts.
Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:Yes

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: Limited localised use for fencing

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Relatively large areas of malle scrubland have been cleared for agriculture or converted for pastoralism. Overgrazing by domestic and feral animals is a problem in some areas. Changes in fire frequencies and intensities are also problems in some areas.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Known from several large reserves throughout its range.

Citation: Thomas, P. 2013. Callitris verrucosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T42209A2961814. . Downloaded on 19 September 2017.
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