Species identified as high, global, regional and/or national priority

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Australia and New Zealand (1999)

SPECIES End use of species Operations / Activities REMARKS
Exploration & collection Evaluation Conservation Germplasm use
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Acacia ampliceps

* * 1 1
1

3
Salt tolerant
A. aulacocarpa *
*
1 1
1



Potential for tropical lowlands. SO
A. colei
*

3
1


3 3 Proven food value
A. crassicarpa *








1 3 Biogeographic descriptions, sampling, PVT completed. SO
A. elachantha

* *
1
1

2 2 Species for dry tropical lowland sites with poor soils. SO
A. holosericea

* * 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 PVT
A. mangium *


3





1 Biogeographic descriptions completed, sampling, PVT. Hybrids being developed with A. auriculiformis. SO
A. mearnsii *
* *
1
1

3
Int. PVT
A. melanoxylon *
* * 2 3
3


3
A. stenopylla

* * 2 2
2




A. tumida

* * 1 2
2

2
Under taxonomic revision
Araucaria cunninghamii *


2 2
2

1 1 Int. PVT in progress
Brachychiton populneus


* 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 Drought resistant
Casuarina cunninghamiana *
* * 3 3
3


3 PVT.
C. equisetifolia


* 2 2 1 2



Int. PVT underway
C. glauca *
* *
3
3



Salt tolerant
Eucalyptus benthamii *
* *
1 1 2 1 1 1 3 Restricted natural distribution. (E) in parts of range. Promising in trials
E. camaldulensis *
* * 1 1 3 1 1
1 1 Taxonomic assessment ongoing
E. citriodora *
* * 2 1
1

1 1
E. cladocalyx *
* * 3 2
2 2 2 2 1
E. cloeziana *
*

1
1

2 3
E. dunnii *


2 2
2

1
Bulk seed difficult and costly to obtain
E. globulus ssp. globulus *
* * 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Int. PVT in progress. (E) some provenances
E. grandis *
* *

3


1
PVT
E. maculata *
* * 1 2
2
2


E. nitens *








1
PVT. Bulk seed difficult and costly to obtain
E. occidentalis *
*
1 1
1



Tolerates saline soils and high pH
E. pellita *
*

2
2

2 2 Closely related to E. urophylla. Potential for hybridization
E. radiata
*
* 2





1 Some forms high yield of cineole oil
E. saligna *








1 1 PVT
E. tereticornis *
*
1




1 1 PVT
Grevillea pteridifolia

* * 3 3
3




G. robusta


* 3 2 2 2


2
Leucaena spp.

* *
1
1

1 1 Agroforestry species
Macadamia spp.


* 2 2 2 2 3 3
3 Nuts
Melaleuca cajuputi

* * 1 1
1




M. leucadendra * * * * 1 1
1

1 1 Tolerant of waterlogged. acid sulphate and saline conditions. Int. PVT
Melia azedarach var.australasica

* * 1 1
1




Pinus brutia *
* *
1
1

1

P. caribaea *



1
1 1 1 1 1
P. eldarica *
* *
1
1

1
Assessment for Australian dry zone
P. elliottii *

*
1
1 1 1 1 1
P. halepensis *
* *
1
1

1

P. pinaster *
* *
2


1
1
P. radiata *

* 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 (E) in parts of range. Guadalupe Is.
P. tecunumanii *


1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2
Populus spp.


* 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Pseudotsuga menzesii *










PVT
Santalum album
*
* 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Timber for carving. SPRIG proj. germplasm collection and evaluation in progress
S. lanceolatum
*
* 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
S. spicatum
* *
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Timber for carving
Syzigium paniculatum *

* 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 Ornamental, bonsai tree. Unsuitalbe for subtropical areas due to insect attack
Sesbania formosa

* * 1 1
1



Close relative of S. grandiflora
Toona ciliata var. australis *


1 2
2



SPRIG proj. germplasm collection and evaluation in progress

last updated:  Thursday, July 12, 2007