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

Details:

Title

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

Other title

Matthew White ... [et al.]

Creator

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

Collection

E-Publications; PublicationNT; E-Books

Date

2000-12-00

Description

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

Language

English

Subject

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

Publisher name

Arid Lands Environment Centre

Place of publication

Alice Springs (N.T.)

Format

2 v. : maps ; 30 cm.

File type

application/pdf.

ISBN

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

Copyright owner

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/243744

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/601270

Related items

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

Page content

Volume 2, Part 2, page 263 Simpson-Strzelecki Dunefields 9.4 SITES OF UNDETERMINED SIGNIFICANCE IN THE NT PORTION OF THE SIMPSON-STRZELECKI DUNEFIELDS BIOREGION Site: 23-4-PL1 Santa Teresa Level of significance: undetermined Location: 23 52' S 134 16' E; Approximately 45 km south west of Alice Springs Area: 93 km2 Map sheet: Alice Springs SF 53-14 Bioregion: Simpson-Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD) Tenure: Freehold - Santa Teresa Aborignal Land Trust (ca 65% of site); Pastoral Lease - Undoolya Station (ca. 34% of site) Description: This site has a small area of Mereenie Sandstone, a geology which is strongly correlated with the presence of rare and interesting plants. It also has geomorphological affinities with sites 23-4-8 and 24-4-2 Notes: This area requires further investigation. Taxa of Australian significance: none Taxa of NT significance: none Taxa of Southern NT (study area) significance: none Taxa of bioregional significance: none Other taxa only known in SSD bioregion (NT portion) from this site: Gunniopsis zygophylloides Vegetation Map Units (mapped as occurring at the site on the 1:1000,000 NT Vegetation Survey Map): Map unit 87 (23 %): Triodia (Spinifex) open-hummock grassland with Acacia aneura tall sparse-shrubland overstorey. Map unit 80 (14 %): Triodia longiceps (Bull Spinifex) hummock grassland with Acacia tall open-shrubland overstorey. Map unit 72 (29 %): Acacia kempeana (Witchetty Bush) sparse-shrubland to tall sparse-shrubland with grassland understorey. Map unit 63 (33 %): Acacia georginae (Gidyea) low open-woodland with open-grassland understorey. Site: 23-5-PL1 Gidgee Bore Level of significance: undetermined Location: 23 25' S 135 44' E; Gidgee Bore, Indiana Station Area: only mapped as point location Map sheet: Illogwa Creek SF 53-15 Bioregion: Simpson-Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD) Tenure: Pastoral Lease - Indiana Station. Description: The site is poorly defined but is centred on an extensive area of Acacia georginae woodland/shrubland. Notes: Site requires further investigation. Taxa of Australian significance: none Taxa of NT significance: none Taxa of Southern NT (study area) significance: none Taxa of bioregional significance: none


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