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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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Related items

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

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Site: 23-2-8 Idirriki Level of significance: bioregional Location: 23 39' S 131 38' E; ca. 30 km south west of Haasts Bluff community in the far western end of the Macdonnell Ranges. Area: 31 km2 Map sheet: Mount Liebig SF 52-16 Bioregion: MacDonnell Ranges (MAC) Tenure: Freehold - Haasts Bluff Aboriginal Land Trust (100% of site) Description: This site incorporates a minor south flowing tributary of Deering Creek which drains the steep sided meta-sandstone massif of the Idirriki Range. This range features Mount Tate and Mount Musgrave. The site includes several deep shaded gorges and most of the botanical values of the site are concentrated in these features. Notes: Type location for Bulbostylis pyriformis. Criteria satisfied: B1 b1 ii) Taxa of Australian significance: Callistemon pauciflorus {3RC-}, Neurachne tenuifolia {3RCa} Taxa of NT significance: Bulbostylis pyriformis {3rC- [W]}, Elacholoma hornii {3rC-}, Glycine clandestina s.lat. {3rC-}, Hibbertia glaberrima {3rCa} Taxa of Southern NT (study area) significance: Fimbristylis nuda {(disjunct & apparently rare) only known in MAC from this site} Taxa of bioregional significance: Cyanthillium cinereum s.lat. {MAC (disjunct)}, Rotala occultiflora {MAC (disjunct)}, Trema tomentosa var. viridis {MAC (disjunct)} Vegetation Map Units (mapped as occurring at the site on the 1:1000,000 NT Vegetation Survey Map): Map unit 68 (1 < %): Acacia kempeana (Witchetty Bush) Acacia tall open-shrubland with Senna, Eremophila (Fuchsia) openshrubland understorey. Map unit 92 (99 %): Triodia brizoides (Hillside Spinifex) hummock grassland with mixed species low open-woodland overstorey. %U %U %U 23-2-8 Mount Tate Yatemans Bore 23-3-2 Camels Hump AMG Zone52 2345' 2345' 13145' 13145' 770000 770000 780000 780000 7370000 7370000 7380000 7380000 N Volume 2 , Part 2, page 201 MacDonnell Ranges

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