Butterfly-leaved¬†Gastrolobium  |  

Gastrolobium papilio

Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list

This species is a shrub with wiry stems forming tangled clumps ascending to 1.5 m, often climbing through other shrubs. The flowers are pale red to cream.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Gastrolobium papilio

    The main potential threats to Butterfly leaved Gastrolobium include clearing for agriculture; inappropriate fire regimes and hydrological changes (Tille and Lantzke; 1990 Phillimore et al.; 2001 DEC; 2007).