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Occurrence record: 520751e13dff1d7e1be3721b

Human observation of Opuntia streptacantha Lem. | Cardona Pear
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Data partner Citizen Science - ALA Website
Data resource ALA species sightings and OzAtlas
Occurrence ID 520751e13dff1d7e1be3721b
Record type Human observation
Supplied basis "HumanObservation"
Collector Mitchell, Andrew  
Supplied as "Andrew Mitchell"
User 5460
Record number https://biocollect.ala.org.au/sightings/bioActivity/index/394b1aa2-77fc-460d-aaaa-c3192e3f20a1
Individual count 1.0
License CC-BY-NC 3.0 (Au)
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/au/
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Occurrence remarks Saw this cactus during transmission line weed survey. The round phyllodes are the identifying feature. The other large Opuntia, O tomentosa, has elliptical phyllodes.
Identification verification status Uncertain

Event

Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED

Taxonomy

Scientific name Opuntia streptacantha
Identified to rank species
Common name Cardona Pear
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Caryophyllales
Family Cactaceae
Genus Opuntia
Species Opuntia streptacantha
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Lem.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Locality On hills near Mt Morgan in pastoral holdings.
Supplied as: "On hills near Mt Morgan in pastoral holdings. "
Latitude -23.700001
Supplied as: "-23.700000762939453"
Longitude 150.410004
Supplied as: "150.41000366210938"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 500.0
Georeference protocol GPS device
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim coordinates [150.41000366210938, -23.700000762939453]

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    GER National Corridor GER National Corridor
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    NRM Regions 2010 Fitzroy
    NRM Regions 2017 Fitzroy
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Fitzroy
    Biodiversity
    IBRA 6 Regions Brigalow Belt South
    IBRA 7 Regions Brigalow Belt South
    IBRA 7 Subregions Mount Morgan Ranges
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 North East Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 FITZROY RIVER (QLD)
    Marine
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Local Government Areas 2011 Rockhampton (R)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Mount Morgan
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 ROCKHAMPTON REGIONAL
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 136
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 7482
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) MOUNT MORGAN
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) ROCKHAMPTON
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) CENTRAL QUEENSLAND
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) FLYNN
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) ROCKHAMPTON - YEPPOON
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) MOUNT MORGAN
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) ROCKHAMPTON
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Outer Regional Australia
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) MIRANI
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Woodland
    Forests of Australia 2018B Eucalypt Medium Woodland
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus woodlands with a tussock grass understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Climate
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 756.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 89.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 81.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 52.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 330.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 27.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 330.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 21.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 21.7 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 24.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 8.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 16.0 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.5 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.51 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.39
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 32.1 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 26.3 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 26.3 degrees C
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 21.0 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 51.0 %
    Substrate
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.4
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.56
    Elevation 271.0 m