Occurrence record: CANB:CANB 816867.1

Preserved specimen of Alysicarpus aurantiacus Pedley recorded on 2012-10-29


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research (CANB) AVH data
Institution code Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research
Supplied institution code "CANB"
Collection Australian National Herbarium
Supplied collection code "CANB"
Catalog number CANB 816867.1
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Identified by BRI  
Collector Mckenna, S.G.  
Supplied as "McKenna, S.G."
Record number 1239
Reproductive condition flowers|leaf
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
Language en
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Disposition in collection
Occurrence remarks Scrambling wiry herb to 0.7 m. Leaves discolorous, long-elliptic. Fruit a tomentum, slightly curved, brown-black at maturity. Photos [at NAQS]. Collected as part of the Northern Australia Quarantine Strategy.


Occurrence date 2012-10-29
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Alysicarpus aurantiacus
Supplied scientific name "Alysicarpus aurantiacus Pedley"
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae
Genus Alysicarpus
Species Alysicarpus aurantiacus
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Pedley
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN


Country Papua New Guinea
State or Territory Sandaun
Locality Itape Hotel, East Itape LLG.
Supplied as "Plain, alluvium. Moist, partially-shaded roadside weedy sward. Growing with Crotalaria, Mimosa, Sida, Ludwigia, Stachytarpheta and Corchus."
Latitude -3.135556
Supplied as: "-3.135555556"
Longitude 142.351667
Supplied as: "142.351666667"
Datum EPSG:4326
Min elevation 5
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 50.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 3 8 8 S
Marine false
Country Code PG
Verbatim longitude 142 21 6 E

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater New Guinea Rivers & Streams
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential woodlands
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bismarck Sea
    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.03370287
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 331.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.7571287 index
    Species Richness 165.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 14.495833 °C
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.9499999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 1.8299999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 20.359999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 0.2685 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.3 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.009000001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.81 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.84 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.1 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 28.47 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 32.89 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.58 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -9.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 27.51 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.34 100 x degrees C