Occurrence record: MEL:MEL 2450438A

PreservedSpecimen of Sorghum plumosum recorded on 1996-05-24

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium IPT
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 2450438A
Occurrence ID 149d9aba-8648-40ea-a6d5-1c1d099f4126
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified date 1997-10-27
Collector Mitchell, A.A.
Record number PRP 1141
Reproductive condition flowers
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Occurrence remarks Infrequent.
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1997-10-27
Identification ID ec4d5b62-ca79-4f84-8514-d07a26e8f0d7

Event

Collecting date 1996-05-24
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Sorghum plumosum
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Poaceae
Genus Sorghum
Species Sorghum plumosum
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (R.Br.) P.Beauv.

Geospatial

Country Australia
State / Province Western Australia
Locality East Pilbara (S)
Locality Bed of Catheral Gorge, about 30 km NW of Newman.
Habitat Narrow cobble strewn creek in an ironstone and basalt landscape. Mixed community with an overstorey of Eucalyptus camaldulensis.
Latitude -23.1608333333
Longitude 119.4861111111
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system degrees minutes seconds
Verbatim locality Bed of Catheral Gorge, about 30 km NW of Newman.
Coordinate precision 0.0002780000
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 10000.0
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 119° 29' 10" E
Verbatim latitude 23° 09' 39" S

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Carnavon Xeric Shrubs
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Rangelands Region
    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
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Rangelands Region
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Pilbara
    IBRA 6 Regions Pilbara
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Hamersley
    IBRA 7 Regions Pilbara
    IBRA 7 Subregions Hamersley
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Pilbara Shrublands
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Desert, supporting very little plant growth due to water limitation
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: hot (persistently dry)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Acacia shrubland (mulga) (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Pilbara-Gascoyne
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 FORTESCUE RIVER
    River Regions FORTESCUE RIVER
    Land Management
    Western Australian Biodiversity Science Research Priority Regions Pilbara
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Exmouth to Broome
    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 Land Use Agreements Nyiyaparli People and BHP Billiton Comprehensive Agreement�Initial ILUA
    Local Government Areas 2011 East Pilbara (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated East Pilbara
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Nyiyaparli and Nyiyaparli #3 WCD2018/008
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 1122
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 2073
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF WA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) EAST PILBARA
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) EAST PILBARA
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA - OUTBACK (NORTH)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) DURACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) DURACK
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) EAST PILBARA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) EAST PILBARA - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) SOUTH HEDLAND
    PSMA Localities (2018) NEWMAN
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very Remote Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (WA)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) PILBARA, MP
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) PILBARA, MP
    PSMA States (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (WA)
    PSMA Wards (2018) SOUTH WARD
    Statistical Local Areas East Pilbara (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Hamersley Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czl
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Pilbara Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Hamersley Plateaus
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native grasslands and minimally modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Acacia Shrublands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mulga (Acacia aneura) woodlands and shrublands +/- tussock grass +/- forbs
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Other Crown Land
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Acacia shrublands
    Vegetation types - present Acacia shrublands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 6180020.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.8994
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 1.8512
    Endemism 0.015434896
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.015523197
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Migratory species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 201.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.7773085 index
    Species Richness 135.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.08665994
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 144.13 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 25.735 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.17 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.13077128
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -6.0314817
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 32.889168 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 17.898333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 31.279999 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.096497335
    Aridity index - month max 0.21346596
    Aridity index - month min 0.01190852
    Evaporation - annual mean 270.24466 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 8661.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 401.10043 mm
    Evaporation - month min 131.80902 mm
    Evaporation - variability 38.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 54.336155 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 43.0022 %
    Humidity - month max relative 69.25299 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 55.00205 %
    Humidity - month min relative 34.77153 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 34.77153 %
    Precipitation - annual 304.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 355.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 25.24047 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 1.1533813
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 47.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 15.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.20764765
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 95.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -3.615016
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 191.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 65.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 27.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 209.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 22.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 23.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 26.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 30.335833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 23.7 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 15.92 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 36.879974 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 32.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 7.02 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 15.5 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.8 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 23.4 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.46 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.85 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.05
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.45 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 39.1 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 30.4 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 188.93379 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 309.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 48.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 4.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 18.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 75.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 155.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 69.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 164.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 238.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 305.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 76.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 156.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 143.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 247.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 46.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5924.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 381.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 306.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 300.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 2.9684 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.7134423 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 268020.97 m
    Remoteness index 13.320449
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 9.0 years
    Fire frequency 1.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 18.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 258.0 %
    Runoff - average 842.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 26.211811
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 75.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.38 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 20.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3673184 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.16728538 %
    Clay % 26.8391 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 100.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.11
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.2
    Nutrient status 1.3 index
    Soil depth 0.6 m
    Soil pedality 2.3494809
    Water holding capacity 42000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 19.211937
    Weathering Intensity V2 6.04501 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 80.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 112.083336 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 669.0 m
    Elevation 667.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.0079306 degrees
    Topographic relief 13.55487 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.8928396 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1342 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 24.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 28.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 47.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 25.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0075 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.5 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 28.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 1.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3672 NDVI