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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: 24-3-6 Wild Eagle Plains Level of significance: bioregional Location: 24 14' S 132 28' E; Southern Macdonnell Ranges Area: 101 km2 Map sheet: Henbury SG 53-1 Bioregion: MacDonnell Ranges (MAC) Tenure: Pastoral Lease - Henbury Station (16% of site), Freehold - Urrampinyi Iltjiltjarri Aboriginal Land Trust (83% of site) Description: This site is an elevated sandplain to the south of the central James Ranges enclosed by ranges. It is 'perched' on a large expanse of Mereenie sandstone. Notes: Potentially interesting area which has been visited infrequently by botanists and ecologists. Further study is required. Criteria satisfied: B1 b1 ii) Taxa of Australian significance: Daviesia arthropoda {3KCa} Taxa of NT significance: none 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 87 (17 %): Triodia (Spinifex) open-hummock grassland with Acacia aneura tall sparse-shrubland overstorey. Map unit 59 (82 %): Acacia estrophiolata (Ironwood), Atalaya hemiglauca (Whitewood) low open-woodland with open-grassland understorey. %U 24-3-6 Black Opal Hill 24-3-5 N AMG Zone53 2415' 2415' 13230' 13230' 230000 230000 240000 240000 250000 250000 260000 260000 7310000 7310000 7320000 7320000 Volume 2 , Part 2, page 214 MacDonnell Ranges

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