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

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Other taxa only known in CR bioregion (NT portion) from this site: Acacia adoxa var. adoxa, Acacia jennerae, Acacia olgana, Acacia tenuissima, Acacia tetragonophylla, Amyema hilliana, Aristida inaequiglumis, Atriplex elachophylla, Atriplex limbata, Austrostipa nitida, Calandrinia balonensis, Calandrinia ptychosperma, Calandrinia pumila, Callitris glaucophylla, Calotis plumulifera, Calytrix carinata, Cassytha capillaris, Centaurium spicatum, Chrysocephalum pterochaetum, Corymbia eremaea subsp. eremaea, Cullen cinereum, Cullen pallidum, Cyperus blakeanus, Cyperus cunninghamii, Dysphania kalpari, Dysphania rhadinostachya subsp. rhadinostachya, Enchylaena tomentosa, Enteropogon acicularis, Eragrostis dielsii, Eremophea spinosa, Eremophila gilesii var. gilesii, Eremophila glabra subsp. glabra, Eremophila latrobei var. glabra, Eremophila longifolia, Eremophila willsii subsp. willsii, Erodium cygnorum subsp. cygnorum, Eucalyptus orbifolia subsp. orbifolia, Euchiton sphaericus, Eulalia aurea, Euphorbia biconvexa, Evolvulus alsinoides var. villosicalyx, Frankenia cordata, Gastrolobium brevipes, Goodenia armitiana, Goodenia modesta, Grevillea juncifolia subsp. juncifolia, Gyrostemon ramulosus, Haloragis aspera, Haloragis odontocarpa, Hibiscus burtonii Type locations of the following were collected from the site: Cyperus centralis (1973), Dampiera dentata (1973), Dicrastylis petermannensis (1969), Goodenia rupestris (1966), Isotropis centralis (1973), Ozothamnus A25067 Petermann Ranges (1969), Prostanthera centralis (1973) Botanically Significant Waterholes at the site: Wankarily Waterhole Vegetation Map Units (mapped as occurring at the site on the 1:1000,000 NT Vegetation Survey Map): Map unit 78 (16 %): Triodia spicata (Spike-flowered Spinifex) hummock grassland with Grevillea wickhamii (Holly Grevillea), Acacia sparse-shrubland overstorey. Map unit 73 (29 %): Acacia tetragonophylla (Dead Finish), Acacia kempeana (Witchetty Bush) sparse-shrubland with herb/grassland understorey. Map unit 79 (4 %): Triodia melvillei (Soft Spinifex) hummock grassland with Acacia aneura (Mulga), Acacia kempeana (Witchetty Bush) tall open-shrubland overstorey. Map unit 84 (10 %): Triodia basedowii (Hard Spinifex) hummock grassland with Eucalyptus gamophylla (Blue Mallee) tall sparse-shrubland overstorey. Map unit 93 (24 %): Triodia basedowii (Hard Spinifex) hummock grassland with Allocasuarina decaisneana (Desert Oak) openwoodland overstorey between dunes. Map unit 65 (14 %): Acacia aneura (Mulga) tall open-shrubland with Eragrostis eriopoda (Woolybutt) open-grassland understorey. %U %U %U %U %U %U %U %U %U 24-1-2 Walu Walka Tjunti Wankari Karukaki Tjuninanta Mount Skene Mount Fagan Mount Hastie AMG Zone52 2500' 2500' 2445' 2445' 12900' 12900' 12915' 12915' 12930' 12930' 12945' 12945' 500000 500000 510000 510000 520000 520000 530000 530000 540000 540000 550000 550000 560000 560000 570000 570000 7220000 7220000 7230000 7230000 7240000 7240000 7250000 7250000 7260000 7260000 N Volume 2, Part 2 , page 69 Central Ranges

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