Collection Details

Biology and population studies of two endemic orchid species on sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island

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Collection Details

Custodian
Mary Skotnicki
Collection Acronym
orchids
Description
Two endemic orchid species, Nematoceras dienemum and N. sulcatum, are known from sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island. Several additional orchid populations on the island are reported and cleistogamy is documented in N. dienemum for the first time. The known population sizes, habitats and locations for both orchid species are documented here, and new information on their biology and population ecology is provided.
Domain
Terrestrial
Taxa Groups
Vascular plants,

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Collection Status
Data collection complete
Acknowledgements
Skotnicki, M.L., Copson, G.R., Doube, J., Gadd, L., Selkirk-Bell, J.M., Selkirk, P.M. (2009) Biology and population studies of two endemic Nematocera (orchid) species on sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 143(2). 61-71
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Resource Code: - orchids
Resource Name: - Biology and population studies of two endemic orchid species on sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island
Keywords: - Nematoceras,Corybas, helmut orchid, sub-Antarctic, Macquarie Island
Basis of Record: - Observation

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Subantarctic Island - Macquarie Island

Data Details

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Spatial Coverage
54° 29' 51.0" S to 54° 39' 09.0" S | -54.4975° to -54.6525°
158° 50' 17.9" E to 158° 53' 39.8" E | 158.8383° to 158.8944°
Date Range of Collection
1-Jan-1976 to 1-Jan-2009
Metadata
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