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Conservation of Tasmanian macrophytic wetland vegetation

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Kirkpatrick, JB and Harwood, CE (1983) Conservation of Tasmanian macrophytic wetland vegetation. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 117. pp. 5-20. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

Approximately 200 macrophytic species, of which thirty-one were poorly reserved or unreserved, were recorded from 530 Tasmanian wetlands. An iterative strategy locates six wetlands within which sixteen of these species occur, individual wetlands being suggested to provide a minimum level of reservation for the remaLnLng species. Half of the major wetland plant communities, as defined by dominant lifeform and species, are unreserved, and a further quarter are poorly reserved.

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. 5-20
ISSN: 0080-4703
Additional Information: Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania
Date Deposited: 25 May 2012 03:20
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:35
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/14037
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