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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: 19-4-2 Short Range Waterholes Level of significance: bioregional Location: 19 16' S 134 14' E; Creek systems draining the southern Short Range. Area: 28 km2 Map sheet: Tennant Creek SE 53-14 Bioregion: Tanami (TAN) Tenure: Freehold - Warumungu Aboriginal Land Trust (42% of site); Pastoral Lease - Phillip Creek Station (57% of site) Description: This site includes the series of in-stream waterholes along Phillip Creek and nearby drainage systems. Criteria satisfied: B1 b1 ii) Taxa of Australian significance: none Taxa of NT significance: Nesaea repens {3k}, Nymphaea immutabilis subsp. immutabilis {3v}, Yakirra muelleri {3k} Taxa of Southern NT (study area) significance: Ectrosia leporina {(disjunct) [S] only known in study area from this site} Taxa of bioregional significance: none Botanically Significant Waterholes at the site: Coodna Waterhole Vegetation Map Units (mapped as occurring at the site on the 1:1000,000 NT Vegetation Survey Map): Map unit 36 (100 %): Eucalyptus leucophloia (Snappy Gum) low open-woodland with Triodia pungens (Soft Spinifex), Triodia bitextura (Curly Spinifex) open-hummock grassland understorey. %U 19-4-2 Turkey Dam 18-4-1 N AMG Zone53 1915' 1915' 13415' 13415' 420000 420000 7870000 7870000 7880000 7880000 Volume 2, Part 2, page 294 Tanami