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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.

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Volume 1 : Significant vascular plants -- Volume 2 : Significant sites




Plants -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs Region; Northern Territory -- Alice Springs Region

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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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Volume 2, Part 2 , page 80 Channel Country 3.3 SITES OF BIOREGIONAL SIGNIFICANCE IN THE NT PORTION OF THE CHANNEL COUNTRY BIOREGION Site: 21-6-1 Manners Creek Gidgee Level of significance: bioregional Location: 21 53' S 137 33' E; North west of Tobermorey Homestead. Area: 1275 km2 Map sheets: Sandover River SF 53-8 & Tobermorey SF 53-12 Bioregion: Channel Country (CHC) Tenure: Pastoral Lease - Manners Creek Station (14% of site), Lake Nash Station (85% of site) and Argadargada Station (<1% of site) Description: Gidyea, Acacia georginae (Gidyea) woodlands occur in the Manners and Imbordjudu Creek Catchments. Site includes clay plains and dolomite, limestone and sandstone rises. Notes: Relatively undisturbed and weed-free woodlands. Criteria satisfied: A1 a ii), B1 b1 ii) Taxa of Australian significance: Corchorus elderi {3K} Taxa of NT significance: Cleome oxalidea {3r only known in CHC from this site}, Crotalaria dissitiflora var. dissitiflora {3k [N]}, Eragrostis lanicaulis {3k}, Eremophila cordatisepala {3r}, Sida D70364 Huckitta {3k} Taxa of Southern NT (study area) significance: none Taxa of bioregional significance: Eucalyptus victrix {CHC (eastern range limit) [E] only known in CHC from this site}, Fimbristylis ammobia {CHC (eastern range limit) [E]}, Fimbristylis littoralis var. littoralis {CHC (apparently rare) only known in CHC from this site}, Goodenia gibbosa {CHC (eastern range limit) [E] only known in CHC from this site}, Sida A87842 Wakaya Desert {CHC (eastern range limit) [E] only known in CHC from this site} Other taxa only known in CHC bioregion (NT portion) from this site: Acacia tetragonophylla, Bergia pedicellaris, Boerhavia repleta, Bulbostylis barbata, Capparis loranthifolia var. loranthifolia, Eremophila latrobei, Eriachne pulchella subsp. pulchella, Euphorbia drummondii entity C, Glycine falcata, Muelleranthus stipularis, Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides subsp. mitrasacmoides, Pluchea dunlopii, Sarcostemma viminale subsp. australe, Scaevola parvifolia subsp. parvifolia, Sida cunninghamii, Spermacoce scabra, Thyridolepis mitchelliana {[N]}, Tribulopis angustifolia, Trichodesma zeylanicum var. zeylanicum Vegetation Map Units (mapped as occurring at the site on the 1:1000,000 NT Vegetation Survey Map): Map unit 96 (4 %): Astrebla pectinata (Barley Mitchell grass) grassland. Map unit 62 (95 %): Acacia georginae (Gidyea) low open-woodland with Astrebla pectinata (Bull Mitchell Grass) open-grassland understorey.