Nature conservation

Threatened species

Native Guava - NSW North Coast: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Rhodomyrtus psidioides
Conservation status in NSW: Critically Endangered
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Last updated: 27 Mar 2019

Distribution of the species within this region

The Native Guava is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the NSW North Coast Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Barrington Known None
Chaelundi Known None
Coffs Coast and Escarpment Known None
Comboyne Plateau Predicted None
Dalmorton Known None
Karuah Manning Known None
Macleay Hastings Known None
Mummel Escarpment Known None
Upper Hunter Known None
Upper Manning Predicted None
Yuraygir Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Native Guava - NSW North Coast is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it.

  • Rainforests
    • Littoral Rainforests
      • Coastal dune littoral rainforest
      • Coastal escarpment littoral rainforest
      • Coastal headland littoral thicket
      • Tuckeroo - Lilly Pilly - Coast Banksia littoral rainforest
      • Tuckeroo - Yellow Tulipwood - Red fruited Olive Plum Littoral Rainforest of the lower North Coast
    • Northern Warm Temperate Rainforests
      • Bangalow Palm - Coachwood - Sassafras gully warm temperate rainforest of the Central Coast
      • Coachwood - Lilly Pilly warm temperate rainforest in moist sandstone gullies, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Coachwood - Soft Corkwood - Crabapple warm temperate rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Coastal sandstone gallery rainforest
      • Coastal warm temperate rainforest
      • Jackwood - Lilly Pilly - Sassafras riparian warm temperate rainforest of the Central Coast.
      • Lilly Pilly - Coachwood gully warm temperate rainforest on sandstone ranges of the Sydney Basin
      • Lilly Pilly - Grey Myrtle - Rasp Fern warm temperate rainforest on ranges of the Central and lower North Coast
      • Lilly Pilly - Sandpaper Fig - Prickly-leaved Tea Tree warm temperate rainforest of the Central Coast and lower Hunter Valley
      • Sassafras - Crabapple - Soft Corkwood warm temperate rainforest of the North Coast
      • Sassafras - Grey Possumwood warm temperate rainforest of the New England escarpment
      • Sassafras - Prickly Ash - Lilly Pilly warm temperate rainforest on ranges of the Barrington Tops and lower North Coast
      • Sassafras warm temperate rainforest on sandstone ranges of the Sydney Basin
      • Socketwood - Lily Pilly warm temperate rainforest of the Liverpool Range, Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
      • Weeping Lilly Pilly - Water Gum riparian warm temperate rainforest of the lower North Coast
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    • Subtropical Rainforests
      • Black Booyong - Brown Beech - Soft Corkwood - Rosewood Subtropical Rainforest on the escarpment of the lower North Coast
      • Black Booyong - Giant Stinging Tree - Rosewood - Moreton Bay Fig lowland subtropical rainforest of the lower North Coast
      • Giant Stinging Tree - fig - Socketwood - Red Cedar dry sub-tropical rainforest of the Liverpool Range, Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
      • Giant Stinging Tree - Sandpaper Fig dry subtropical rainforest at Mt Yengo
      • Illawarra Escarpment subtropical rainforest
      • Rosewood - Brown Beech sub-tropical rainforest on ranges of the lower North Coast and Barrington Tops
      • 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 (grassy sub-formation)
    • Northern Hinterland Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blackbutt - Rough-barked Apple - Turpentine - ferny tall open forest of the Central Coast
      • Blackbutt - Tallowwood dry grassy open forest of the central parts NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt grassy open forest of the lower Clarence Valley of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Brush Box tall moist forest of the northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Central Coast Escarpment dry forest
      • Central Coast Escarpment moist forest
      • Coastal diatreme forest
      • Coastal shale-sandstone forest
      • Grey Gum - Grey Box shrub - grass open forest on sandstone ranges of the Sydney Basin
      • Hillgrove Gum shrubby open forest on mid to lower slopes of sandstone ranges of northern Sydney Basin
      • O'Hares Creek shale forest
      • Pink Bloodwood - Thin-leaved Stringybark - Grey Ironbark shrub - grass open forest on ranges of the lower North Coast
      • Rough-barked Apple - Grey Gum grassy open forest of the hinterland hills of the Central Coast, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Small-fruited Grey Gum - Turpentine - Tallowwood moist open forest on foothills of the lower North Coast
      • Sydney Foreshores shale forest
      • Sydney Turpentine - Ironbark forest
      • Tallowwood - Small-fruited Grey Gum - Kangaroo Grass grassy tall open forest on foothills of the lower North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Smooth-barked Apple - Blackbutt grass tall open forest of the Central and lower North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Spotted Gum - Grey Gum grassy tall open forest of the lower North Coast
      • Tallowwood dry grassy forest of the far northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Turpentine - Rough-barked Apple - Mountain Blue Gum shrubby open forest on ranges of the Sydney Basin
      • White Mahogany - Spotted Gum - Grey Myrtle semi-mesic shrubby open forest of the central and lower Hunter Valley
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  • Wet sclerophyll forests (shrubby sub-formation)
    • North Coast Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blackbutt - Narrow-leaved White Mahogany shrubby tall open forest of coastal ranges, northern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Tallowwood tall moist forest of the far north east of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Turpentine - Sydney Blue Gum mesic tall open forest on ranges of the Central Coast
      • Blackbutt tall moist forest of the coastal ranges of the central and southern NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blue Gum high forest
      • Brush Box - Tallowwood shrubby moist forest of the escarpment ranges of central NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Coastal enriched sandstone moist forest
      • Coastal flats tall moist forest
      • Coastal sand littoral forest
      • Dunn's White Gum tall open forest of the ranges of the northern NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Flooded Gum - Brush Box - Tallowwood mesic tall open forest on ranges of the lower North Coast
      • Grey Myrtle - Mountain Blue Gum - Rough-barked Apple ferny tall open forest in sandstone gullies of the Sydney Basin
      • Illawarra Escarpment Bangalay-Banksia forest
      • Illawarra Escarpment Blackbutt forest
      • Illawarra Escarpment Blue Gum wet forest
      • Large-fruited Grey Gum - White Mahogany shrub - grass open forest on the slopes of Barrington Tops and lower North Coast
      • Messmate - Forest Ribbon Gum - New England Blackbutt shrub - grass tall open forest of Barrington Tops and Northern Tablelands escarpment
      • New England Blackbutt moist very tall open forest on the southern escarpment of the Liverpool Range to Barrington Tops region, southern Brigalow Belt South Bioregion to NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Pink Bloodwood - Tallowwood moist open forest of the far northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Turpentine - Blackbutt open forest on ranges of the Central Coast
      • Spotted Gum - Brush Box moist forest of ranges of the southern Clarence Valley of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Spotted Gum - Grey Ironbark shrubby open forest of the Richmond Range of the NSW North Coast
      • Steel Box shrubby open forest of the ranges of the northern NSW North Coast
      • Sweet Pittosporum - Forest Oak - Rough-barked Apple depauparate gully rainforest on the Liverpool Range
      • Sydney Blue Gum - Deane's Gum - River Peppermint shrubby riparian tall forest of the lower Colo River, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Sydney Blue Gum - Lilly Pilly mesic tall open forest of coastal ranges and tablelands escarpment
      • Sydney Blue Gum – New England Blackbutt - Whitetop Box moist shrub – grass tall open forest of the lower North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Brush Box - Sydney Blue Gum moist shrubby forest of the southern NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Tallowwood - Brush Box - Sydney Blue Gum moist shrubby tall open forest on foothills of the lower North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Brush Box moist open forest of the coastal ranges of the central NSW North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Narrow-leaved White Mahogany - Spotted Gum moist open forest in the Washpool area of the NSW North Coast
      • 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
      • Tallowwood - Sydney Blue Gum shrub - grass tall open forest on ranges of lower North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Turpentine moist open forest of the ranges of the Nymboida area of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Turpentine - Grey Myrtle forest of sheltered sandstone gullies of the Central Coast hinterland, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Turpentine - Smooth-barked Apple moist shrubby forest of the lower Blue Mountains, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Turpentine moist open forest of the coastal hills and ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • White Mahogany - Turpentine moist shrubby tall open forest
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