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Occurrence record: MEL:MEL 2448708A

Specimen of Withania somnifera


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution code Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Supplied institution code "MEL"
Collection code National Herbarium of Victoria
Supplied collection code "MEL"
Catalog number MEL 2448708A
Occurrence ID e4690030-2d87-478c-80f3-438ef791a1c8
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Sheet
Identified by Vaughan, L.J.
Identified date 2018-11-16
Collector Ecklon, C.F.|Zeyher, C.L.P.
Supplied as "Ecklon, C.F. | Zeyher, C.L.P."
Record number 2.1.
Reproductive condition flowers | fruit | buds
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
Previous identifications Physalis somnifera L., Physalis somnifera β. communis N ab. E.
Rightsholder Royal Botanic Gardens Board
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2018-11-16
Identification ID 380dd789-a03b-4448-be20-466339a39575
Identification remarks fide: Catalogue of Life, accessed 16 Nov 2018.


Identification remarks fide: Catalogue of Life, accessed 16 Nov 2018.
Date precision Not Supplied
Verbatim event date 1 [=January]
Event ID 4c851032-ccf6-452a-bb8a-90bc093f3e50


Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Asteranae | Solanales | Solanaceae | Withania
Scientific name Withania somnifera
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Solanales
Family Solanaceae
Genus Withania
Species Withania somnifera
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (L.) Dunal
Nomenclatural code ICN


Higher geography Africa | South Africa
Country South Africa
State or Territory Eastern Cape
Locality 2 [=Uitenhage, Zwartkopsrivier [=Swartkopsrivier], Villa Paul Maré (not located) to Uitenhage].
Latitude -33.8666666667
Longitude 25.6333333333
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "epsg:4326"
Verbatim coordinate system degrees minutes decimal seconds
Verbatim locality 2 [=Uitenhage, Zwartkopsrivier [=Swartkopsrivier], Villa Paul Maré (not located) to Uitenhage].
Minimum elevation in meters 15
Maximum elevation in meters 152
Coordinate precision 0.0000002778
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 10000.0
Georeference protocol Google Earth
Georeferenced by Vaughan, L.J.
Verbatim SRS epsg:4326
Georeferenced date 2018-08-28
Supplied as 2018-08-28 00:00:00.0
Location ID f6824da6-359c-41ab-85f3-d7666b75a1c4
Continent Africa
Georeference remarks [Locality information from Ecklon and Zeyher's localities in Gunn & Codd's Bot. Expl. S. Africa p. 390 (1981).]
Country code ZA
Verbatim elevation 50-500'
Verbatim longitude 25° 38' 0.000" E
Verbatim latitude 33° 52' 0.000" S

Additional properties

recorded by id http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q643765 | http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q86271

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    Data quality tests

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    Invalid collection date Failed
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    Basis of record not supplied Passed
    Basis of record badly formed Passed
    Missing name of person who identified the specimen/observation Passed
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    Collection code not recognised Passed
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    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Passed
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    Min and max altitude reversed Passed
    Coordinates are transposed Passed
    Coordinates are out of range for species Passed
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    Country inferred from coordinates Passed
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Agulhas Current
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 47
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 1.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Agulhas Bank

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.029984731
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 134.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.9696832 index
    Species Richness 66.0 frequency