Occurrence record: MEL:MEL 0222543A

PreservedSpecimen of Whiteochloa semitonsa recorded on 1990-02-24

Dataset

Data provider Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Supplied institution code "MEL"
Collection National Herbarium of Victoria
Supplied collection code "MEL"
Catalogue Number MEL 0222543A
Occurrence ID fd29e37c-6373-11e1-bc2b-000c2907ead9
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Sheet
Collector Evans, M.
Collecting number 2928
Reproductive condition fertile
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
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State conservation Northern Territory: Least Concern
Rightsholder Royal Botanic Gardens Board
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Identification ID f9574c88-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Event

Collecting date 1990-02-24
Supplied as year:1990  month:2  day:24 
Date precision Day
Start day of year 55
Event ID 38b8c3c5-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Taxonomy

Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Lilianae | Poales | Poaceae | Whiteochloa
Scientific name Whiteochloa semitonsa
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Poaceae
Genus Whiteochloa
Species Whiteochloa semitonsa
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (F.Muell. ex Benth.) C.E.Hubb.
Nomenclatural code ICN

Geospatial

Higher geography Oceania | Australia
Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Local government area Roper Gulf (S)
Locality Nitmiluk/Katherine Gorge National Park.
Habitat Open savannah woodland.
Latitude -14.3333000000
Longitude 132.4167000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system degrees decimal minutes
Verbatim locality Nitmiluk/Katherine Gorge National Park.
Coordinate precision 0.0166666667
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 10000.0
Georeferenced by Evans, M.
Location ID 9d9823ec-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da
Continent Oceania
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 132° 25' E
Verbatim latitude 14° 20' S

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge)
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge)
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge)
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Nitmiluk
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No practices
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Arnhem Plateau IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant 1. No practices reported
    Land use Urban intensive uses
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Territory
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No practices reported
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No practices reported
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No practices
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Pine Creek
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Pine Creek
    IBRA 7 Regions Pine Creek
    IBRA 7 Subregions Pine Creek
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Arnhem Land Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Temperature and moisture are more seasonal strongly developed wet and dry seasons and the growing season is shorter
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Tropical: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Tropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Hummock grassland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DALY RIVER
    River Regions DALY RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lingiari
    Local Government Areas 2011 Roper Gulf (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Nyirranggulung Mardrulk Ngadberre
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 ROPER GULF REGION
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 1514
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1635
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) ELSEY
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) KATHERINE
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) ELSEY - ROPER
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) ELSEY ROPER - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) KATHERINE
    PSMA Localities (2018) NITMILUK
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very Remote Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (NT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) STUART
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ARNHEM
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) NYIRRANGGULUNG WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Roper Gulf (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Pine Creek Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Lfep
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Arnhem Plateau
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous managed, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Tropical Eucalypt Woodlands/Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Tropical Eucalyptus forest and woodlands with a tall annual grassy understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.8386
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.7608
    Endemism 0.02328447
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.02372382
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 21967.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.047906 index
    Species Richness 1739.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.4274802
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 167.34 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 82.941666 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.29 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.49983174
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.99114126
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 35.1875 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.6575 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 23.880005 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.46004754
    Aridity index - month max 1.5428454
    Aridity index - month min 0.0
    Evaporation - annual mean 190.0931 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 18141.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 252.59662 mm
    Evaporation - month min 145.83444 mm
    Evaporation - variability 12.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.39 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.12 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.37 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 72.0308 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 52.19036 %
    Humidity - month max relative 86.295166 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 66.923706 %
    Humidity - month min relative 41.66872 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 41.66872 %
    Precipitation - annual 956.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1075.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 79.75 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 17.571428
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.5833333
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 116.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.7083333
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 337.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 232.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 64.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 735.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 10.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 33.655 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.3 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 19.605 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 28.300018 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 24.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 12.72 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 13.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 22.8 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 13.4 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.8 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.55 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.28 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.03
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.82 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 38.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 29.3 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 104.44818 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1038.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 4.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 4.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 108.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 304.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 254.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 672.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 274.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 248.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 137.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 230.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 143.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 230.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 57.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3015.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 385.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 307.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 290.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 2.020025 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.02 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 197743.08 m
    Remoteness index 8.186461
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 1.0 years
    Fire frequency 3.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1854.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 41.0 %
    Runoff - average 7361.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 1.107901 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 17.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.55 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 20.0 %
    Bulk density 1.1351796 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.16776419 %
    Clay % 17.995508 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 100.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.43
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.05 index
    Ph - soil 5.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.4 m
    Soil pedality 1.9919162
    Water holding capacity 49000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 1.19976 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 266.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 110.166664 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 132.0 m
    Elevation 114.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.52070785 degrees
    Topographic relief 26.88528 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.887382 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2519 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 48.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0021 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.5 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 45.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 4.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5454 NDVI