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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: 22-2-3 Yuendumu South Level of significance: bioregional Location: 22 17' S 131 49' E; Southern Tanami Desert. To the south of Yuendumu Township. Area: 13 km2 Map sheet: Mount Doreen SF 52-12 Bioregion: Burt Plain (BRT) Tenure: Freehold - Yuendumu Aboriginal Land Trust (100% of site) Description: The site is comprised of a small sandstone and quartzite range to the south of Yuendumu and its associated colluvial slopes and alluvial fans. Notes: This site supports a small population of Scaevola obovata which is highly disjunct - over 400 km from its nearest occurrence which is in South Australia. Criteria satisfied: B1 b1 ii) Taxa of Australian significance: Scaevola obovata {3K [N] only known in NT from this site} 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 65 (84 %): Acacia aneura (Mulga) tall open-shrubland with Eragrostis eriopoda (Woolybutt) open-grassland understorey. Map unit 92 (16 %): Triodia brizoides (Hillside Spinifex) hummock grassland with mixed species low open-woodland overstorey. %U 22-2-3 Yuendumu AMG Zone52 2215' 2215' 13145' 13145' 790000 790000 7530000 7530000 7540000 7540000 N Volume 2, Part 2, page 59 Burt Plain