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The genus Stipa L. in Tasmania. Part 2 - Distribution of the species

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Townrow, JES (1973) The genus Stipa L. in Tasmania. Part 2 - Distribution of the species. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 107. pp. 11-31. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

The distributions of nine species, Stipa aphylla (Rodway) Townrow, S. compacta Hughes, S. mollis R. Br., S. nervosa var. neutralis Vickery, S. pubinodis Trin. & Rupr.,S. semibarbata R. S. teretifolia Steud., and S. variabilis Hughes, are mapped, described and discussed in relation to altitude, rainfall and evaporation, mean January and July temperatures, geology and soils, and associated plant communities. Environmental factors which may be associated with the limits of distribution of these species are noted.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 11-31
ISSN: 0080-4703
Additional Information: Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania
Date Deposited: 18 May 2012 05:25
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:32
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/13457
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