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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 278 Tanami Site: 20-3-2 Upper Lander River Level of significance: national Location: 20 40' S 132 16' E; ca. 130 km WNW of Barrow Creek. Area: 261 km2 Map sheet: Lander River SF 53-01 Bioregion: Tanami (TAN) Tenure: Freehold - Central Desert Aboriginal Land Trust (7% of site) and Wirlyajarrayi Aboriginal Land Trust (92% of site) Description: Lander River corridor from Little Sandy Creek downstream to just north west of Curlew Waterhole. Notes: Site includes the braided channels and anabranches of the Lander River, waterholes and adjacent swamps and claypans. Lindernia A4814 Willowra is endemic to this site and it is the type location for Eremophea spinosa. Criteria satisfied: B1 b1 i) Taxa of Australian significance: Eleocharis papillosa {3R}, Isotoma luticola {3R}, Lindernia A4814 Willowra {1R [NSEW] endemic to/only known from this site} Taxa of NT significance: Fimbristylis velata {3k}, Rumex crystallinus {3r only known in TAN from this site} Taxa of Southern NT (study area) significance: none Taxa of bioregional significance: none Other taxa only known in TAN bioregion (NT portion) from this site: Cyperus victoriensis, Nicotiana megalosiphon subsp. sessilifolia, Sclerolaena deserticola, Triglochin calcitrapum Botanically Significant Waterholes at the site: Curlew Waterhole, Dingo Waterhole Type locations of the following were collected from the site: Eremophea spinosa, Lindernia A814 Willowra Vegetation Map Units (mapped as occurring at the site on the 1:1000,000 NT Vegetation Survey Map): Map unit 27 (62 %): Eucalyptus microtheca s. lat. (Coolibah) low open-woodland with open-grassland understorey. Map unit 52 (1 %): Melaleuca glomerata (Inland Teatree) open-shrubland. Map unit 77 (1 < %): Triodia pungens (Soft Spinifex), Triodia schinzii (Feathertop Spinifex) hummock grassland with Acacia tall sparse-shrubland overstorey between dunes. Map unit 76 (34 %): Triodia pungens (Soft Spinifex), Triodia schinzii (Feathertop Spinifex) hummock grassland with Acacia tall sparse-shrubland overstorey.


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