Nature conservation

Threatened species

Native Guava - Sydney Basin: 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 Sydney Basin Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Hunter Known None
Pittwater Known None
Wyong Known None
Yengo Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Native Guava - Sydney Basin 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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