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Banksia pseudoplumosa

Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list

Banksia pseudoplumosa, Family Proteaceae, is a non-lignotuberous shrub, growing to 1.8 metres in height in gravelly soils. The flowering period is from November to December.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Banksia pseudoplumosa

    Threats The main identified threats to Banksia pseudoplumosa are dieback caused by Phytophthora cinnamomi and inappropriate fire regimes.

  • Australian Government, Listing Advices, Banksia pseudoplumosa

    Increased fire frequencies are also a threat to the species.

    As a result of the restricted distribution; the fragmented nature of the known subpopulations and the potential threats of Phytophthora cinnamomi and inappropriate fire regimes; the geographic distribution of this species is precarious for its survival.

    The main threats to the subpopulations of B. pseudoplumosa are the impact of Phytophthora cinnamomi and an inappropriate fire regime.