Nature conservation

Threatened species

Giant Ironwood - South Eastern Queensland: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Backhousia subargentea
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Last updated: 17 Mar 2021

Distribution of the species within this region

The Giant Ironwood is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the South Eastern Queensland Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Burringbar-Conondale Ranges Known None
Scenic Rim Known None
Sunshine Coast-Gold Coast Lowlands Predicted None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Giant Ironwood - South Eastern Queensland is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it.

  • Rainforests
    • Dry Rainforests
      • Black Bean - Weeping Lilly Pilly riparian rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Far North Basalt Gully Dry Rainforest
      • Far North Hoop Pine Dry Rainforest
      • Hoop Pine - Yellow Tulipwood dry rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Shatterwood - Giant Stinging Tree - Yellow Tulipwood dry rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and northern Sydney Basin Bioregion
    • Littoral Rainforests
      • Brush Box - Tuckeroo littoral rainforest on coastal headlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
    • Northern Warm Temperate Rainforests
      • Coachwood - Soft Corkwood - Crabapple warm temperate rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Northern Ranges Coachwood Warm Temperate Rainforest
      • Sassafras - Crabapple - Soft Corkwood warm temperate rainforest of the North Coast
    • Subtropical Rainforests
      • Black Booyong - Rosewood - Yellow Carabeen subtropical rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Border Ranges Black Booyong Subtropical Rainforest
      • Giant Stinging Tree - Fig dry subtropical rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
      • Lower Richmond Hills Dry-Subtropical Rainforest
      • Pepperberry - Giant Stinging Tree - Fig lowland rainforest in the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Soft Corkwood - Yellow Carabeen - Cryptocarya spp. subtropical rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • White Booyong - Fig subtropical rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
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  • Wet sclerophyll forests (shrubby sub-formation)
    • North Coast Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blackbutt - Pink Bloodwood shrubby open forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Tallowwood tall moist forest of the far north east of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Brush Box - Turpentine shrubby open forest of the coastal ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Far North Brush Box-Walnut Wet Forest
      • Flooded Gum - Brush Box moist forest of the coastal ranges of the North Coast
      • Flooded Gum - Tallowwood - Brush Box moist open forest of the coastal ranges of the North Coast
      • Pink Bloodwood - Tallowwood moist open forest of the far northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Tallowwood - Narrow-leaved White Mahogany open forest of the hinterland ranges of the North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Sydney Blue Gum moist open forest of the northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Turpentine moist open forest of the coastal hills and ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
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    • Northern Escarpment Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Brush Box - Tallowwood shrubby open forest of the northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion