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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 73 Central Ranges 2.4 SITES OF UNDETERMINED SIGNIFICANCE IN THE NT PORTION OF THE CENTRAL RANGES BIOREGION Site: 25-1-PL1 Northern Mann Ranges Level of significance: undetermined Location: 25 57' S 129 47' E; This site is in the far south west of the study area. Area: 514 km2 Map sheet: Petermann Ranges SG 52-07 Bioregion: Central Ranges (CR) Tenure: Freehold - Petermann Aboriginal Land Trust (100% of site) Description: The site includes the northern extremity of the Mann Ranges, which occur more widely and extensively in South Australia. The site is mapped as two discrete polygons. Notes: A poorly surveyed area. Further field work is required to quantify the anticipated botanical values. Taxa of Australian significance: none Taxa of NT significance: Amyema miraculosa subsp. boormanii {3k only known in CR from this site}, Einadia nutans subsp. nutans {3rC- only known in CR from this site}, Enneapogon intermedius {3k}, Eremophila elderi {3k}, Eremophila serrulata {3k (border)}, Hakea minyma {3k}, Trichodesma zeylanicum var. grandiflorum {2r} 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: Bothriochloa ewartiana, Paspalidium constrictum, Ptilotus nobilis var. nobilis, Senna artemisioides subsp. filifolia Vegetation Map Units (mapped as occurring at the site on the 1:1000,000 NT Vegetation Survey Map): Map unit 90 (74 %): Triodia irritans (Porcupine Grass) open-hummock grassland. Map unit 73 (5 %): Acacia tetragonophylla (Dead Finish), Acacia kempeana (Witchetty Bush) sparse-shrubland with herb/grassland understorey. Map unit 65 (5 %): Acacia aneura (Mulga) tall open-shrubland with Eragrostis eriopoda (Woolybutt) open-grassland understorey. Map unit 94 (15 %): Triodia basedowii (Hard Spinifex) hummock grassland with Allocasuarina decaisneana (Desert Oak) low open-woodland or Acacia tall sparse-shrubland overstorey. Site: 25-2-AD1 Northern Musgrave Range Level of significance: undetermined Location: 25 57' S 131 6' E; Approximately 70 km due south of Uluru. Area: only mapped as point location Map sheet: Ayres Rock SG 52-08 Bioregion: Central Ranges (CR) Tenure: Freehold - Peterson Aboriginal land Trust Description: This nominal site is comprised of extensive outcropping of granite. Notes: This area requires further detailed survey. A collection of Melaleuca fulgens subsp. corrugata was made from these ranges in South Australia - approximately 10 km south of the Northern Territory border. Taxa of Australian significance: none Taxa of NT significance: none Taxa of Southern NT (study area) significance: none Taxa of bioregional significance: none


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