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Plant species and sites of botanical significance in the southern bioregions of the Northern Territory



Plant species and sites of botanical significance in the southern bioregions of the Northern Territory

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Matthew White ... [et al.]


White, Matthew; Albrecht, David; Duguid, Angus W.; Latz, Peter; Hamilton, Mary


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Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; This report provides a benchmark for the conservation status of botanical values in the southern, predominantly arid part of the Northern Territory. It will have many and varied uses, providing information about conservation values to land holders and managers as well as government departments and conservation groups.

Table of contents

Volume 1 : Significant vascular plants -- Volume 2 : Significant sites




Plants -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs Region; Northern Territory -- Alice Springs Region

Publisher name

Arid Lands Environment Centre

Place of publication

Alice Springs (N.T.)


2 v. : maps ; 30 cm.

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0724527842 (v. 1); 0724527850 (v. 2)

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https://hdl.handle.net/10070/601264; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/601266; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/601268

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Site: 25-2-4 Acacia ammobia Shrublands Level of significance: bioregional Location: 25 29' S 131 28' E; On the dunefields between Mount Conner and Uluru. Area: 205 km2 Map sheet: Ayres Rock SG 52-08 Bioregion: Great Sandy Desert (GSD) Tenure: Freehold - Katiti Aboriginal Land Trust (100% of site) Description: The site follows the boundary of the Acacia ammobia dominated shrubland as mapped by Wilson et. al. (1991). This is a rare and relatively restricted plant community. This community occurs on reticulate dunes systems in deep sand. Notes: Further detailed survey is required to more accurately establish the boundaries of this plant community. Criteria satisfied: B1 b1 ii), B1 b2 ii) Taxa of Australian significance: none Taxa of NT significance: Lobelia gibbosa var. gibbosa {3rC-} Taxa of Southern NT (study area) significance: none Taxa of bioregional significance: none Vegetation Map Units (mapped as occurring at the site on the 1:1000,000 NT Vegetation Survey Map): Map unit 67 (100 %): Acacia ammobia tall open-shrubland with sparse-grassland understorey. %U 25-2-4 R Curtin Springs AMG Zone52 2530' 2530' 2515' 2515' 13130' 13130' 13145' 13145' 740000 740000 750000 750000 760000 760000 770000 770000 7170000 7170000 7180000 7180000 7190000 7190000 7200000 7200000 N Volume 2, Part 2, page 160 Great Sandy Desert