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

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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 63 Burt Plain 1.4 SITES OF UNDETERMINED SIGNIFICANCE IN THE BURT PLAIN BIOREGION Site: 21-3-PL2 Nanga Range Level of significance: undetermined Location: 21 48' S 132 37' E; West of Ti-tree Area: 271 km2 Map sheet: Mount Peake SF 53-05 Bioregions: Tanami (TAN 61%) & Burt Plain (BRT 39%) Tenure: Pastoral lease - Conniston Station (28% of site); Freehold - Pawu Aboriginal Land Trust (71% of site) Description: This site includes the Nanga Range, a low sandstone and quartzite range on the southern edge of the Tanami Desert. Notes: This site reputedly supports extensive mature stands of Acacia aneura. Hakea grammatophylla has been recorded from Mount Leichhardt. Taxa of Australian significance: Hakea grammatophylla {3RC- [N] only known in BRT 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 76 (47 %): Triodia pungens (Soft Spinifex), Triodia schinzii (Feathertop Spinifex) hummock grassland with Acacia tall sparse-shrubland overstorey. Map unit 27 (12 %): Eucalyptus microtheca s. lat. (Coolibah) low open-woodland with open-grassland understorey. Map unit 65 (3 %): Acacia aneura (Mulga) tall open-shrubland with Eragrostis eriopoda (Woolybutt) open-grassland understorey. Map unit 43 (36 %): Eucalyptus low open-woodland and/or Acacia sparse-shrubland with Triodia spicata (Spike Flower Spinifex), Triodia pungens (Soft Spinifex) hummock grassland understorey. Site: 22-3-PL1 Yunderbulu Level of significance: undetermined Location: 22 1' S 132 40' E; West of Ti-tree Area: only mapped as point location Map sheet: Napperby SF 53-09 Bioregion: Burt Plain (BRT) Tenure: Freehold - Ahakeye Aboriginal Land Trust Description: Further survey is required to establish the significance of this area. Notes: This range supports mature stands of 'fire sensitive' Acacia shrubland. Taxa of Australian significance: none Taxa of NT significance: none Taxa of Southern NT (study area) significance: none Taxa of bioregional significance: none