Return of the megaherbs: plant colonisation of derelict ANARE station buildings on sub-Antarctic Heard Island
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Buildings were constructed and artefacts left behind on sub-Antarctic Heard Island, associated with Antarctic research expeditions since 1926. Both bryophytes and vascular plants are colonising many parts of the now derelict buildings. On these structures and artefacts, the authors recorded four species of vascular plants out of the 11 that ... View entire text
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  N: -53.0   S: -54.0   E: 73.0   W: 72.0

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Start Date: 2000-10-01
Stop Date: 2000-11-30
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Whinam, J., Selkirk, P.M., Downing, A.J., Hull, B. (2004) Return of the megaherbs: plant colonisation of derelict ANARE station buildings on sub-Antarctic Heard Island. Polar Record 40(214). 235-243
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