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

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Background information

Australia and New Zealand (2001)

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. Unsuitable 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


*** Species withdrawn from the 1999 list

*** Species added to the 1999 list

last updated:  Wednesday, August 1, 2007