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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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Site: 25-3-3 Mount Cuthbert Level of significance: bioregional Location: 25 59' S 132 10' E; Northern edge of the Musgrave Ranges abutting the Northern Territory and South Australia border. Area: 15 km2 Map sheet: Kulgera SG 53-5 Bioregions: Central Ranges (CR 99.5%) & Finke (FIN 0.5%) Tenure: Pastoral Lease - Victory Downs Station (100% of site) Description: This site comprises the northern extremity of the Musgrave Range. The geology is predominantly metamorphic including schist and quartzite, mylonite, and granulite. Criteria satisfied: B1 b1 ii) Taxa of Australian significance: none Taxa of NT significance: Eremophila serrulata {3k (border)}, Goodenia brunnea {3r (border)}, Grevillea nematophylla {3r (border) only known in CR from this site}, Isotropis centralis {3rC-} Taxa of Southern NT (study area) significance: none Taxa of bioregional significance: none Other taxa only known in CR bioregion (NT portion) from this site: Convolvulus remotus, Minuria leptophylla, Ptilotus exaltatus var. exaltatus Vegetation Map Units (mapped as occurring at the site on the 1:1000,000 NT Vegetation Survey Map): Map unit 73 (100 %): Acacia tetragonophylla (Dead Finish), Acacia kempeana (Witchetty Bush) sparse-shrubland with herb/grassland understorey. 25-3-3 N AMG Zone53 2600' 2600' 13215' 13215' 210000 210000 220000 220000 7130000 7130000 Volume 2, Part 2 , page 72 Central Ranges