Freycinet Waxflower  |  

Philotheca freyciana

Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list

The Freycinet Waxflower is a small woody shrub to 1 m high. Its leaves are thick, warty and distinctly ‘keeled’, while its very showy 5-petalled white flowers are set amongst the upper leaves.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Philotheca freyciana

    Threats The main identified threats to the Freycinet Waxflower are inappropriate fire regimes; where too frequent burning poses a threat to the long term survival of individuals risk of extinction due to the small population size and illegal collection by tourists and or native plant enthusiasts (TSS; 2009).