Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia

Bibliogaphy - for the Newnes Plateau region

Here is a list of references on a range of subjects all associated with the Newnes Plateau area.

Bell, S.A.J. (2008) Rare or threatened vascular plant species of Wollemi National Park, central eastern Australia. Cunninghamia 10(3): 331-511. pdf

Benson, D.H. and Keith D.A.(1990) The natural vegetation of the Wallerawang Map sheet. Cunninghamia 2(2): 305-335. pdf

Benson, D and von Richter, L. (2010) Recent ecological observations on growth rates and seed production in Isopogon prostratus (Proteaceae), a little-known prostrate shrub from south-eastern NSW and Victoria. Cunninghamia 11(3): 283 - 286. pdf

Black, D. (1982) The vegetation of the Boyd Plateau, NSW. Plant Ecology 50(2): 93-111.

Black, M.P. and Mooney, S.D. (2006) Holocene fire histriy from the Greater Blue Mountains Wolrd Heritage Area, NewSouth Wales, Australia: the climate, humans and fire nexus. Regional Environmental Change 6: 41-51.

Black, M.P., Mooney, S.D. and Attenbrow, V (2008) Implications of a 14 200 year contiguous fire record for understanding human-climate relationships at Goochs Swamp, New South Wales, Australia. The Holocene 18(3): 437-447.

Black, M.P., Mooney, S.D. and Haberle, S.G. (2007) The fire, human and climate nexus in the Sydney Basin, eastern Australia. The Holocene 17(4): 469-480.

Carr, G.W. (2006) Dianella tenuissima (Hemerocallidaceae) a remarkable new species from the Blue Mountains of New South Wales. Telopea 11(3): 300-306. pdf

Chalson, J.M. and Martin, H.A. (2009) A Holocene History of the Vegetation of the Blue Mountains, New South Wales. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 130: 77-109.

Downing, A.J., Brown, E.A., Oldfield, R.J., Selkirk, P.M. and Coveny, R. (2007) Bryophytes and their distribution in the Blue Mountains region of New South Wales. Cunninghamia 10(2): 225-254. pdf

Dubey, S. and Shine, R. (2010), Plio-Pleistocene diversification and genetic population structure of an endangered lizard (the Blue Mountains water skink, Eulamprus leuraensis) in south-eastern Australia. Journal of Biogeography. 1-13.

Dubey, S. and Shine, R. (2010), Restricted dispersal and genetic diversity in populations of an endangered montane lizard (Eulamprus leuraensis, Scincidae). Molecular Ecology, 19: 886-897.

Fairley, A. (2004) Seldom Seen: Rare Plants of Greater Sydney. Reed New Holland.

Fletcher, A.T. and Erskine, P.D. (2012) Mapping of a rare plant species (Boronia deanei) using hyper-resolution remote sensing and concurrent ground observation. Ecological Management & Restoration 13(2): 195-198.

Hager, T and Benson, D. (2010) The Eucalyptus of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area: distribution, classification and habitats of the species of Eucalyptus, Angophora and Corymbia (family Myrtaceae) recorded in its eight conservation reserves. Cunninghamia 11(4): 425-444. pdf

Harrington, B.A. and Humphreys, G.S. (2004) Plant accessible phosphorus as a discriminator of native vegetation in the upper Blue Mountains. SuperSoil: 3rd Australian New Zealand Soils Conference, 5-9 December 2004.

Hensen, M. and Mahony, E. (2010) Reversing Drivers of Degradation in Blue Mountains and Newnes Plateau Shrub Swamp Endangered Ecological Communities [online]. Australasian Plant Conservation: Journal of the Australian Network for Plant Conservation, Vol. 18(4).

Hesse, P.P., Humphreys, G.S., Selkirk, P.M., Adamson, D.A., Gore, D.B., Nobes, D.C., Price, D.M., Schwenninger, J.L., Smith, B., Tulau, M. and Hemmings, F. (2003) Late Qaternary aeolian dunes on the presently humid Blue Mountains, Eastern Australia. Quaternary International 109: 13-32.

Keith DA (2004) Ocean Shores to Desert Dunes: the native vegetation of New South Wales and the ACT. Dept of Environment and Conservation (NSW).

Marshall T., Wilkinson G.S. and Humphreys (2006) Slope aspect, slope length and slope inclination controls of shallow soils vegetated by sclerophyllous heath - links to long-term landscape evolution. Geomorphology 76(3-4): 347-362.

Taylor, G.J. (?) Newnes: History of a Blue Mountains Oil-Shale Town.

Taylor, G.J. (?) The Glen Davis Story History of the Capertee Valley Shale Oil Project 1938-1952.

Washington, H.G. and Wray, R.A.L. (2011) The Geoheritage and Geomorphology of the Sandstone Pagodas of the North-western Blue Mountains Region (NSW). Proceedings of the Linnaen Society. 132: 131-143.

Weston, P.H. and Johson, L.A.S. (1997) Persoonia hindii (Proteaceae) a new species from the Newnes Plateau, New South Wales. Telopea 7(3): 199-203. pdf

Wilkinson, M.T., Chappell, J., Humphreys, G.S., Fifield, K., Smith, B. and Hesse, P. (2005) Soil production in heath and forest, Blue Mountains, Australia: influence of lithology and palaeoclimate. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 30: 923-934.

Wilkinson, M.T., Humphreys, G.S., Chappell, J., Fifield, K. and Smith, B. (2003) Estimates of soil production in the Blue Mountains, Australia, using cosmogenic BE.In:  Advances in Regolith Roach, I.C. (Ed) pp 441-443.

Wilkinson MT and Humphreys GS (2006) Slope aspect, slope length and slope inclination controls of shallow soils vegetated by sclerophyllous heath - links to long-term landscape evolution. Geomorphology 76: 347-362.

Williams, M.C. and Wardle G.M. (2005) The invasion of two native Eucalypt forests by Pinus radiata in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia. Biological Conservation 125(1):  55-64.



Prasophyllum flavum

Philotheca myoporoides subsp myoporoides flower

Thysanotus tuberosus flower

Isopogon prostratus flower

Hovea linearis flower

Baloskion australe fruit

Boronia pinnata flower

Gymnoschoenus spgaerocephalus fruit