Pimelea leptospermoides  |  

Pimelea leptospermoides

Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list

Pimelea leptospermoides is a woody, compact shrub growing 0.3-1 m high. Leaves are alternate, obovate and 7-22 mm long. Flowers are white, tubular, 6-10 mm long with 1-6 flowers borne in the leaf axils. The inside of the tube is hairy.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Pimelea leptospermoides

    Threats The main potential threats to P. leptospermoides include localised extinction due to restricted distribution; vegetation clearing; changed fire regimes; mining and inappropriate timber harvesting (ANRA; 2007).

  • Australian Government, Listing Advices, Pimelea leptospermoides

    Potential Potential threats to this species may include inappropriate fire regimes and destruction of habitat by timber harvesting and related forestry operations (Pollock; 2001).