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Occurrence record: PERTH:PERTH 3249603

PreservedSpecimen of Melastoma affine recorded on 1993-07-01

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution code Western Australia, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Supplied institution code "PERTH"
Collection code Western Australian Herbarium
Catalog number PERTH 3249603
Occurrence ID PERTH:PERTH:PERTH 3249603
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Collector Mitchell, A.A.
Record number 3173
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence remarks Globular shrub up to 2 m tall with mauve petals and yellow stamens. Abundance: common.
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Collection code PERTH
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date 1993-07-01
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 1 Jul 1993

Taxonomy

Scientific name Melastoma affine
Supplied scientific name "Melastoma affine D.Don"
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Myrtales
Family Melastomataceae
Genus Melastoma
Species Melastoma affine
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship D.Don

Geospatial

Country Australia
State / Province Western Australia
Supplied as: "WA"
Locality Wyndham-East Kimberley (S)
Locality About 1 km SE of Kuri Bay settlement near water supply dam
Habitat Waterlogged soil adjacent to running creek in sandstone country.
Latitude -15.4944444395
Supplied as: "-15.4944444400"
Longitude 124.50666667
Supplied as: "124.5066666700"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "GDA94"
Verbatim locality About 1 km SE of Kuri Bay settlement near water supply dam
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial

Additional properties

Type PhysicalObject

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Dambimangari
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Western Australia Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Land use Managed resource protected areas
    NRM Regions Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Kimberley
    IBRA 6 Regions Northern Kimberley
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Mitchell
    IBRA 7 Regions Northern Kimberley
    IBRA 7 Subregions Mitchell
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Kimberly Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Tropical: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Tropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 PRINCE REGENT RIVER
    River Regions PRINCE REGENT RIVER
    Land Management
    Western Australian Biodiversity Science Research Priority Regions Kimberley
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bonaparte Coast
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Durack
    Indigenous Protected Areas 2013 Dambimangari
    LGA Boundaries (deprecated) Wyndham-East Kimberley
    Local Government Areas Wyndham-East Kimberley (S)
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Dambimangari
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) DURACK
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MINING AND PASTORAL REGION
    Statistical Local Areas Wyndham-East Kimberley (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Kimberley Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Lskw
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kimberley Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Kimberley Plateau
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous managed, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Woodland
    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 Nature Conservation Reserve
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 2080135.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 0.0 dse
    Natural resource management expenditure 6180020.0 $
    Natural resource management expenditure - additional 1.0 $/ha
    Sheep numbers 0.0 dse
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.3886
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.8727
    Endemism 0.016697513
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.018709535
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.395
    Migratory species (2008) 15.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 4.0493827 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 1.732868 index
    Species Richness 0.8888889 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.44182932
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.65708
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.002069679
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 235.57083 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 295.99 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 187.31 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.35 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.35 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 64.862564 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 76.94127 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 56.08375 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 98.70917 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.48 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.10461392
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 4.9632263 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -6.4819245 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 78.77822
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -8.335076
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 70.65568
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 316.32 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -136.86166 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -288.11 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 125.43001 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 26.87 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 21.85 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 17.64 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 33.544167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 22.883333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 17.899994 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 17.45 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 31.46 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.4200134 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.7999878 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 14.009979 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 10.660832 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -1.8299866 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.7399902 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.5300293 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 35.35 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 26.45 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.5248394
    Aridity index - month max 1.8469037
    Aridity index - month min 0.004989597
    Evaporation - annual mean 195.79134 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 19412.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 245.77562 mm
    Evaporation - month min 159.5205 mm
    Evaporation - variability 12.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.39 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.14 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.36 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 69.911514 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 64.22688 %
    Humidity - month max relative 81.3436 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 76.205666 %
    Humidity - month min relative 55.559444 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 55.559444 %
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1289.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index 0.44180936
    Precipitation - annual mean 97.127785 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 7.4129333
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 8.473184
    Precipitation - autumn 334.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 17.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 21.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.11227066
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 6.485001 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months -5.9741936 mm/day
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 126.0 mm
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 27.358395
    Precipitation - spring 38.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season -0.5926434
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -7.70166
    Precipitation - spring reliability 11.0 %
    Precipitation - summer 764.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season 0.9726608
    Precipitation - summer or winter season 25.449484
    Precipitation - summer reliability 42.0 %
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 417.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 332.03503 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 88.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 966.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter 26.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter reliability 1.0 %
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -98.66354 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -240.77562 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min 138.94164 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 19.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 22.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 27.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 17.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 27.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 21.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 17.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 13.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 24.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 20.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 31.936666 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.3 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 21.515 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 21.758636 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 16.09 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 16.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 24.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 29.6 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.6 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.3 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.58 %
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 41.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 1.6900024 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 2.8900146 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 13.51001 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 12.705979 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 10.421669 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min 6.532031 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max -1.7999878 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min -2.669983 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.25 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 33.75 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 37.70679 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.7
    Temperature - warmest month min 25.11 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 34.5 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.4 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.7 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 0.89717597 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 0.96273184 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 1.1409407 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 1.1409407 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.58737016 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 0.6353855 KPa
    Wind run - annual mean 154.00723 km/day
    Wind run - month max 211.53658 km/day
    Wind run - month min 102.51434 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 3.6507497 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 2.8477137 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 3.9636219 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 4.3908978 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 3.5363464 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 4.3908978 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 2.727265 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 2.1908975 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 2.1908975 m/s
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1281.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 19.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 2.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 11.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 128.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 542.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 400.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 1001.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 278.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 150.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 188.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 250.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 92.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 257.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 61.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1770.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 338.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 295.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 287.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.03162277 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.12727922 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 2457.8337 m
    Remoteness index 18.0
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1318.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 67.0 %
    Runoff - average 11516.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.043511 Pascals
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.673466 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.09535808 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.7441541 mg/m^3
    Social
    Disadvantaged 947.058 points (mean=1000)
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.34871516
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.002069679
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 169.74342 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 51.60443 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.125 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 31.384361
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 0.18627112
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 19.118586 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 144.51901 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 30.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.71 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 16.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 153.6017 Gal
    Bulk density 1.1093843 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon - organic 0.21241073 %
    Carbon store pre-European 21.26658 kgC/ha
    Clay % 10.374384 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.3779721
    Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    Crop factor - month min 0.004989597
    Erodibility 37.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 100.0 %
    Erosivity 13929.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 175.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 22.5
    Lithology - age range 450.0 my
    Lithology - fertility 3.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 1812.5 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 3.2582781 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 2.6532125 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -86.0 nT
    Moisture - average 36.0 %
    Moisture - variability 12.0 %
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.43
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.05
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.0
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.01
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 98.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.45
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 1795.83 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 23.09319 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 26.25686 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.15 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.6514778
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 4.758508 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 301.77728 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 4.185159 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.4 m
    Soil pedality 1.6514778
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 2.876885
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water deficit - month max 131.26099 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 44.447205 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water holding capacity 52000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 72.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean -1.125 MPa
    Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 34.017487
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Water stress index - month min 0.44906372
    Water surplus - annual mean 26.41334 mm
    Water surplus - month max 155.34747 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 1.71956 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 135.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 158.95833 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 120.0 m
    Elevation 78.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 9.143515 degrees
    Topographic relief 103.6288 m
    Topographic roughness 31.52123 %
    Topographic slope (%) 6.497121 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.357 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 44.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 31.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 22.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 47.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0045 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.9 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 49.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 5.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5531 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 86.333336 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 86.333336 Day