Occurrence record: NSW:NSW822158

Preserved specimen of Cuscuta planiflora Ten. | Small-seeded Alfalfa Dodder recorded on 2010-12-31


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource NSW AVH feed
Institution code The Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust
Supplied institution code "NSW"
Collection National Herbarium of New South Wales
Supplied collection code "NSW"
Catalog number NSW822158
Occurrence ID NSW:NSW:NSW822158
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Identified by Carr, G.W.  
Identified date 2010
Collector 1.  Hosking, J.R.   2.  Carr, G.W.  
Supplied as "Hosking, J.R. | Carr, G.W."
Record number 3460
Reproductive condition fertile
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Associated occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Establishment means introduced
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Associated records ASSOCIATED
Disposition in collection
Occurrence remarks Uncommon (collected from 2 locations) parasitic plant to 10 cm high on host plants. Plants brown at this time. Hosts were Wilsonia backhousia Hook.f. and Eutaxia microphylla (R.Br.) C.H.Wright & Dewar. Digital images of this collection with John Hosking.
Date identified 2010


Occurrence date 2010-12-31
Date precision DAY


Higher classification Ten.
Scientific name Cuscuta planiflora
Supplied scientific name "Cuscuta planiflora Ten."
Identified to rank species
Common name Small-seeded Alfalfa Dodder
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Solanales
Family Convolvulaceae
Genus Cuscuta
Species Cuscuta planiflora
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Ten.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN
Verbatim taxon rank species


Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Locality Ephemeral wetlands near Lake Modewarre.
Supplied as "Ephemeral wetland above lake - subsaline area. No parent material visible here but basalt visible closer to lake substrate. Grey silt over black cracking clay. Area of low herbs, grasses and sedges, growing with Plantago coronopus L., Samolus repens (J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.) Pers., Lachnagrostis filiformis (G.Forst.) Trin., Ranunculus diminutus B.G.Briggs, E. microphylla, Centaurium tenuiflorum (Hoffmanns. & Link) Fritsch ex Janch., Selliera radicans Cav., Sarcocornia quinqueflora (Bunge ex Ung.-Sternb. ) A.J.Scott subsp. quinqueflora and W. backhousia."
Latitude -38.2386
Supplied as: "-38.2386"
Longitude 144.1258
Supplied as: "144.1258"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "EPSG:4283"
Verbatim coordinate system Degrees Minutes Seconds
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 50.0
Georeference sources GPS
County Otway Plain
Terrestrial true
Elevation 115 m
Verbatim latitude 38 14 19 S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 144 7 33 E
Verbatim SRS EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinates 38 14 19 S, 144 7 33 E

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 08b9cbd1-3bd7-4841-ae0b-956a8b65f995
    Data Resource Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research (CANB) AVH data
    Raw Scientific Name Cuscuta planiflora Ten.
    Coordinates -38.238611,144.125833
    Related records
    Record UUID 98720a20-8584-4628-90e3-8f5f8b37b1ce
    Data Resource National Herbarium of Victoria (MEL) AVH data
    Raw Scientific Name Cuscuta planiflora
    Coordinates -38.238611,144.125833
    Record UUID 02534927-5381-4d46-802e-3984d60a4ad0
    Data Resource NSW AVH feed
    Raw Scientific Name Cuscuta planiflora Ten.
    Coordinates -38.2386,144.1258
    Record UUID 33f6850b-bfbf-4634-a0a9-b85059470904
    Data Resource Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
    Raw Scientific Name Cuscuta planiflora
    Coordinates -38.2386,144.1258
    Record UUID 090e8dac-75bc-4b20-977b-45a3abde89d8
    Data Resource N.C.W. Beadle Herbarium (NE) AVH data
    Raw Scientific Name Cuscuta planiflora Ten.
    Coordinates -38.238611,144.125833

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    NRM Regions 2010 Corangamite
    NRM Regions 2017 Corangamite
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Corangamite
    IBRA 6 Regions Victorian Volcanic Plain
    IBRA 7 Regions Southern Volcanic Plain
    IBRA 7 Subregions Victorian Volcanic Plain
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (Victoria)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 BARWON RIVER-LAKE CORANGAMITE
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Local Government Areas 2011 Surf Coast (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Surf Coast - East
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SURF COAST SHIRE
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 7
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1302
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF VIC.
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) WINCHELSEA
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) BARWON - WEST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) GEELONG
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) CORANGAMITE
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) SOUTH-WEST CENTRAL VICTORIA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) CORANGAMITE - GOLDEN PLAINS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) VICTORIA EXC. MELBOURNE
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Inner Regional Australia
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) WESTERN VICTORIA
    PSMA States (2016) VICTORIA
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Forests of Australia 2018B Non forest
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Inland aquatic - freshwater, salt lakes, lagoons
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Salt lakes and lagoons
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation types - native Inland aquatic - freshwater, salt lakes and lagoons
    Vegetation types - present Inland aquatic - freshwater, salt lakes, lagoons

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 630.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 180.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 112.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 22.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 116.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 17.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 198.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 46.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 13.8 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 19.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 9.6 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.5 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 17.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.48 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.17
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 25.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 18.2 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 11.0 degrees C
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 14.033334 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 48.0 %
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.64
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.96
    Elevation 125.0 m