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Conservation issues for the vascular flora of Lord Howe Island

  title={Conservation issues for the vascular flora of Lord Howe Island},
  author={Tony D. Auld and Ian Hutton},
The flora of the Lord Howe Island Group (31°30'S, 159°05'E) comprises a unique mix of elements of Australian, New Zealand and New Caledonian floras. It is significant for its high degree of endemism and for its structural and biological (leaves, flowers, fruit) role in supporting a diverse array of fauna. Conservation of this flora is dependant upon: reducing current habitat degradation (mostly the result of exotic weeds); minimising any future impacts, in particular the effects of climate… Expand

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