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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 313 Tanami Site: 19-2-PL1 Central Tanami Paleodrainage Depression Level of significance: undetermined Location: 19 32' S 130 55' E; Central Tanami Desert. Area: 514 km2 Map sheet: Tanami East SE 52-16 Bioregion: Tanami (TAN) Tenure: Freehold - Central Desert Aboriginal Land Trust (100% of site) Description: Large area broadly circumscribed by the extent of recent alluvial and lacustrine deposition. Notes: This area is geomorphologically similar to site 20-1-1 (Tanami Paleodrainage Systems). The extensive Paleodrainage systems in the Central Tanami Desert require further botanical investigation. Taxa of Australian significance: none 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 77 (1 < %): Triodia pungens (Soft Spinifex), Triodia schinzii (Feathertop Spinifex) hummock grassland with Acacia tall sparse-shrubland overstorey between dunes. Map unit 76 (70 %): Triodia pungens (Soft Spinifex), Triodia schinzii (Feathertop Spinifex) hummock grassland with Acacia tall sparse-shrubland overstorey. Map unit 65 (28 %): Acacia aneura (Mulga) tall open-shrubland with Eragrostis eriopoda (Woolybutt) open-grassland understorey. Site: 19-2-PL2 Wilson Creek and Floodout Level of significance: undetermined Location: 19 15' S 130 17' E; ca. 100 km north east of Tanami Settlement. Area: 216 km2 Map sheets: Tanami SE 52-15 & Tanami East SE 52-16 Bioregion: Tanami (TAN) Tenure: Freehold - Central Desert Aboriginal land Trust (93% of site); Pastoral Lease - Suplejack Station (6% of site) Description: This poorly explored area includes Wilson Creek and its floodout. The site is bounded by the extent of alluvial and lacustrine deposits. Taxa of Australian significance: none Taxa of NT significance: Heliotropium pulvinum {3K} Taxa of Southern NT (study area) significance: Fimbristylis cinnamometorum {(disjunct & apparently rare) only known in study area from this site} 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 111 (12 %): Halosarcia (Samphire) low open-shrubland fringing bare salt pans. Map unit 77 (39 %): Triodia pungens (Soft Spinifex), Triodia schinzii (Feathertop Spinifex) hummock grassland with Acacia tall sparse-shrubland overstorey between dunes. Map unit 76 (33 %): Triodia pungens (Soft Spinifex), Triodia schinzii (Feathertop Spinifex) hummock grassland with Acacia tall sparse-shrubland overstorey. Map unit 38 (14 %): Eucalyptus brevifolia (Snappy Gum) low open-woodland with Triodia pungens (Soft Spinifex) hummock grassland understorey.


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