Occurrence record: NSW:NSW 536535

PreservedSpecimen of Melastoma affine recorded on 1973-01-12

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution code The Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust
Supplied institution code "NSW"
Collection code National Herbarium of New South Wales
Catalog number NSW 536535
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by Whiffin, T.P.
Identified date 1990-06
Collector Whaite, T.|Whaite, J.
Supplied as "Whaite, T.; Whaite, J."
Record number 3496
Reproductive condition flowers; fruit
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Establishment means native
Occurrence remarks Low spreading shrub to 45 cm, possibly recovering after fire. Frequent. Has bright pink flowers.
Occurrence status present
Collection code NSW
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1990-06

Event

Collecting date 1973-01-12
Date precision Day

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 Queensland
Locality Fraser Coast (R)
Locality Ocean Lake, N of Orchid Village, Fraser Island.
Habitat In swampy sand, on fringes of lake.
Latitude -24.925
Supplied as: "-24.9250"
Longitude 153.275
Supplied as: "153.2750"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "GDA94"
Verbatim locality Ocean Lake, N of Orchid Village, Fraser Island.
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 1000.0
Verbatim coordinates 24,55,30,S,153,16,30,E,GDA94
Biome Terrestrial

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Great Sandy
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Great Sandy
    Collaborative Australian Protected Areas Database (CAPAD) 2010 Great Sandy
    Directory of Important Wetlands Fraser Island
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Cooloola & Fraser Coast IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions Burnett Mary
    NRM Regions 2014 Burnett Mary
    NRM Regions 2015 Burnett Mary
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IBRA 6 Regions South Eastern Queensland
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Great Sandy
    IBRA 7 Regions South Eastern Queensland
    IBRA 7 Subregions Great Sandy
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eastern Australian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated woodlands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Warmer and wetter end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Subtropical: no dry season
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Subtropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Unclassified
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 North East Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 FRASER ISLAND
    River Regions FRASER ISLAND
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Tweed-Moreton
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Wide Bay
    LGA Boundaries (deprecated) Hervey Bay - Pt B
    Local Government Areas Fraser Coast (R)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) WIDE BAY
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) HERVEY BAY
    Statistical Local Areas Fraser Coast (R) - Hervey Bay Pt B
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Maryborough Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qt
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia New England-Moreton Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Maryborough Lowland
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous co-managed, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Inland aquatic - freshwater, salt lakes, lagoons
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Freshwater, dams, lakes, lagoons or aquatic plants
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open forest

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 54805.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 0.0 dse
    Natural resource management expenditure 5251976.0 $
    Natural resource management expenditure - additional 0.0 $/ha
    Sheep numbers 34.0 dse
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.2949
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.3133
    Endemism 0.0057525113
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0065870173
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 15.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 13.283951 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) -0.0 index
    Species Richness 0.69135803 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 6.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.77318966
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.5401613
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.21029207
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 141.93042 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 204.73 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 77.27 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.51 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.53 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.41 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 77.671616 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 79.83022 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 74.79177 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 98.155 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 30.24 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.42590484
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 2.488581 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -2.201484 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 1.6476674
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.3399847
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 0.644887
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 180.04 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -43.775417 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -123.03 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 48.88999 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 25.3 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 18.260834 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 11.77 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 26.84 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 19.88 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 15.509979 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 14.89 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 22.44 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.8800049 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.1599731 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 7.860016 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 6.9599967 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.3099976 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -3.119995 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 6.350006 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 30.4 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 23.92 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.83981365
    Aridity index - month max 1.2843094
    Aridity index - month min 0.28941375
    Evaporation - annual mean 134.85075 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - month max 189.01044 mm
    Evaporation - month min 83.29731 mm
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.5 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.65 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.39 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 82.60271 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 76.96447 %
    Humidity - month max relative 86.616455 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 79.101524 %
    Humidity - month min relative 74.314476 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 74.314476 %
    Precipitation - annual 1254.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1209.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index 0.04921985
    Precipitation - annual mean 106.410995 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.36312476
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 1.363797
    Precipitation - autumn 392.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 0.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 239.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 40.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 165.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.47366208
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 1.5420415 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months -1.6710738 mm/day
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 38.0 mm
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 1.749334
    Precipitation - spring 185.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season -0.14223087
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.1052853
    Precipitation - summer 441.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season 0.1006652
    Precipitation - summer or winter season 0.7463877
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 392.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 181.16751 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 45.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 438.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter 254.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -28.439762 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -100.0058 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min 39.501007 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 13.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 18.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 25.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 11.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 24.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 17.945328 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 11.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 25.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 18.0 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 25.280832 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 22.4 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 18.308334 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 16.800018 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 15.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 13.54 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 13.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 18.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 20.89 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 6.9 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 20.4 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.44 %
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 34.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 1.7999878 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 2.0499878 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 7.6600037 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 9.260417 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 6.9725037 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min 6.0 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max -2.4500122 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min -2.5299988 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 6.430023 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 28.74 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 31.354166 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.03
    Temperature - warmest month min 22.12 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 29.6 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 26.0 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 25.0 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 0.37851244 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 0.43670297 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 0.52587366 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 0.52587366 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.224926 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 0.34406614 KPa
    Wind run - annual mean 156.21507 km/day
    Wind run - month max 183.96475 km/day
    Wind run - month min 127.300865 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 3.7416666 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 2.6774893 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 3.55 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 4.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 3.0 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 4.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 3.3 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 2.0 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 2.0 m/s
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1297.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 264.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 37.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 170.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 37.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 444.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 187.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 492.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 222.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 147.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 143.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 182.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 69.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 202.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 46.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2838.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 290.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 254.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 254.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.01 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) 1331.9954 m
    Remoteness index 11.59
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 77.86885 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 2.050909 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM 11.099999 m
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 23.791286 Degrees C
    Social
    Age 45.3 years
    Age - prime group 22.1 Count
    Disadvantaged 911.382 points (mean=1000)
    Education - degrees 4.2 %
    Education - vocational training 23.6 %
    Employment 8.1 %
    Home ownership 70.3 %
    Income - high 13.5 %
    Income - low 21.6 %
    Internet 40.2 %
    Population - change 15.3 count
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 2.1 people/km^2
    Unemployment rate 4.9 %
    Work force - older 32.3 Count
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.6986944
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.32004863
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 102.55699 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 35.622864 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.7177539 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 62.882492
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 28.804377
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 6.5174184 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 41.72101 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 291.87143 Gal
    Bulk density 1.1796428 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon - organic -381.22217 %
    Carbon store pre-European 52.5926 kgC/ha
    Clay % 4.285714 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.75378513
    Crop factor - month max 0.9
    Crop factor - month min 0.39597806
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 100.0 %
    Erosivity 4059.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 300.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 2.588 my
    Lithology - fertility 2.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 1.294 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 0.11193429 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 0.41296428 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -76.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.79
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.99
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.45
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.48
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 28.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.67
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 4265.213 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 39.56186 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 57.06638 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.4089286
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 10.48822 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 735.3563 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 7.271066 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.4 m
    Soil pedality 1.4089286
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 5.367303
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water deficit - month max 83.44914 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 24.073553 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water holding capacity 44000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 61.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean -0.6617356 MPa
    Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 67.84065
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Water stress index - month min 35.638023
    Water surplus - annual mean 9.118869 mm
    Water surplus - month max 36.20735 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.88583 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 56.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 59.458332 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 29.0 m
    Elevation 2.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.5737853 degrees
    Topographic relief 38.96824 m
    Topographic roughness 77.57185 %
    Topographic slope (%) 1.997852 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.256 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 40.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 32.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 68.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0218 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.0 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NPP Mean 13.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7006 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 102.48572 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 56.741936 Day