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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 130 Finke Site: 25-4-2 Rumbalara Level of significance: bioregional Location: 25 12' S 134 34' E; 40 km north of Finke settlement. Area: 323 km2 Map sheet: Finke SG 53-6 Bioregions: Finke (FIN 77.2%) & Simpson-Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD 22.8%) Tenure: Pastoral Lease - Horseshoe Bend Station (98% of site) and New Crown Station (1% of site) Description: The site is centred on the Rumbalara Range, a weathered landscape of mesa, butts, duricrusted hills and breakaways fringing the Simpson Desert. The range is composed of weathered shales, sandstones, tilites and mudstones. Criteria satisfied: B1 b1 ii) Taxa of Australian significance: none Taxa of NT significance: Arabidella glaucescens {3r [N] only known in SSD from this site}, Chthonocephalus pseudevax {3r}, Eremophila battii {3r}, Lepidium strongylophyllum {3r only known in SSD from this site}, Peplidium foecundum {3k}, Sclerolaena parallelicuspis {3rC-} Taxa of Southern NT (study area) significance: none Taxa of bioregional significance: Heliotropium filaginoides {FIN (western range limit) [W] only known in FIN from this site}, Sida argillacea {SSD (apparently rare) only known in SSD from this site} Other taxa only known in FIN bioregion (NT portion) from this site: Eriachne pulchella, Ptilotus helipteroides var. helipteroides, Vittadinia arida Other taxa only known in SSD bioregion (NT portion) from this site: Dysphania kalpari, Minuria integerrima Vegetation Map Units (mapped as occurring at the site on the 1:1000,000 NT Vegetation Survey Map): Map unit 70 (72 %): Acacia aneura (Mulga) tall sparse-shrubland with Senna, Eremophila (Fuchsia) low sparse-shrubland understorey. 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 84 (13 %): Triodia basedowii (Hard Spinifex) hummock grassland with Eucalyptus gamophylla (Blue Mallee) tall sparse-shrubland overstorey. Map unit 85 (12 %): Triodia basedowii (Hard Spinifex) hummock grassland with Acacia tall sparse shrubland overstorey between dunes and Zygochloa paradoxa (Sandhill Cane Grass) open-hummock grassland on dune crests.


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