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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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Related items

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

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Site: 24-4-6 Camel Creek Level of significance: bioregional Location: 24 30' S 134 4' E; Old Rodinga railway siding Area: 175 km2 Map sheet: Rodinga SG 53-02 Bioregion: Finke (FIN) Tenure: Pastoral Lease - Maryvale Station (71% of site) and Deepwell (28% of site) Description: The catchment of Camel Creek. Notes: Interesting occurrences of uncommon chenopods, particularly Pachycornia triandra. Further survey of this area is warranted. Criteria satisfied: B1 b1 ii) Taxa of Australian significance: none Taxa of NT significance: Pachycornia triandra {3r} Taxa of Southern NT (study area) significance: none Taxa of bioregional significance: none Other taxa only known in FIN bioregion (NT portion) from this site: Hibiscus brachysiphonius Vegetation Map Units (mapped as occurring at the site on the 1:1000,000 NT Vegetation Survey Map): Map unit 83 (1 < %): Triodia basedowii (Hard Spinifex) or Triodia pungens (Soft Spinifex) hummock grassland with Eucalyptus gamophylla (Blue Mallee), Acacia tall sparse-shrubland overstorey. Map unit 73 (99 %): Acacia tetragonophylla (Dead Finish), Acacia kempeana (Witchetty Bush) sparse-shrubland with herb/grassland understorey. %U %U 24-4-6 Rodinga Vernas Gap Bore N AMG Zone53 2430' 2430' 13400' 13400' 400000 400000 410000 410000 7280000 7280000 7290000 7290000 7300000 7300000 Volume 2, Part 2, page 123 Finke