Occurrence record: MEL:MEL 2452999A

PreservedSpecimen of Brachyachne convergens recorded on 1995-05-20

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 2452999A
Occurrence ID 71250621-f130-49f9-af14-5abf86b23b59
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by McArdle, A.T.
Identified date 2019-02-28
Collector Trudgen, M.E.
Record number MET 12745
Reproductive condition flowers
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Previous identifications Brachyachne convergens | Cynodon convergens (See P.M. Peterson et al. in Taxon 64:456 (2015)).
Associated taxa cohabitatants: Calocephalus sp. Wittenoom, Iseilema vaginiflorum, Oldenlandia sp. nov., Haloragis gossei, Ptilotus carinatus, Brachyachne convergens, Cucumis sp. (rounded leaf), Paspalidium sp. (MET 12, 747).
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2019-02-28
Identification ID 62347876-337b-4484-8ecc-2e1f2d77303a

Event

Collecting date 1995-05-20
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Brachyachne convergens
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Poaceae
Genus Brachyachne
Species Brachyachne convergens
Associated taxa cohabitatants: Calocephalus sp. Wittenoom, Iseilema vaginiflorum, Oldenlandia sp. nov., Haloragis gossei, Ptilotus carinatus, Brachyachne convergens, Cucumis sp. (rounded leaf), Paspalidium sp. (MET 12, 747).
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (F.Muell.) Stapf

Geospatial

Country Australia
State / Province Western Australia
Locality East Pilbara (S)
Locality 6.3 km WSW of Coondewanna Hill (1 km ENE of the turnoff to West Angela Hill), Hamersley Range.
Habitat area of cracking soil (gilgai) on small plain between large hills. Soil: red-brown cracking clay/loam. Annual herb field, grading at edges into open Acacia aneura woodland.
Latitude -23.1333333326
Supplied as: "-23.1333333333"
Longitude 118.7333333333
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "EPSG:4283"
Verbatim coordinate system degrees minutes seconds
Verbatim locality 6.3 km WSW of Coondewanna Hill (1 km ENE of the turnoff to West Angela Hill), Hamersley Range.
Coordinate precision 0.0002780000
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 10000.0
Verbatim SRS EPSG:4283
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 118° 44' E
Verbatim latitude 23° 8' 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 ASHBURTON RIVER
    River Regions ASHBURTON 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 RTIO and Yinhawangka People 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) Yinhawangka People Part A and B WCD2017/003
    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 Achm
    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 Hummock Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Hummock grasslands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Other Crown Land
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Hummock grasslands
    Vegetation types - present Hummock grasslands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 6180020.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6843
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 1.8859
    Endemism 0.012452367
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.012534971
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Migratory species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 1665.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.8362923 index
    Species Richness 508.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.08997155
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 133.93 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 25.95 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.08833395
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -9.048089
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 32.74 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 18.075832 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 30.660004 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.1006668
    Aridity index - month max 0.22218707
    Aridity index - month min 0.007963228
    Evaporation - annual mean 269.0898 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 10079.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 398.27054 mm
    Evaporation - month min 128.87724 mm
    Evaporation - variability 35.0 %
    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 54.147568 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 42.716164 %
    Humidity - month max relative 68.22345 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 54.946827 %
    Humidity - month min relative 34.2452 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 34.2452 %
    Precipitation - annual 315.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 353.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 26.083334 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 1.1818181
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 48.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 2.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 13.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.14130434
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 94.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -5.642857
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 187.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 67.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 26.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 208.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 22.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 24.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.0 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 30.3375 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 23.8 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 16.3475 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 37.177216 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 31.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 7.75 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 7.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 15.8 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.5 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 23.3 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.46 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 38.12 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.0
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.61 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 187.43422 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 334.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 49.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 4.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 17.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 76.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 170.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 72.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 178.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 240.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 305.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 79.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 159.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 142.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 248.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 46.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5866.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 384.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 307.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 302.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 2.674023 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.7602631 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 251198.69 m
    Remoteness index 17.15894
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 3.0 years
    Fire frequency 2.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 58.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 249.0 %
    Runoff - average 630.0 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 26.104595
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 65.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.51 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 31.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3673184 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.18099184 %
    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 19.996836
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.06105 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 205.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 168.66667 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 716.0 m
    Elevation 715.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 3.3586879 degrees
    Topographic relief 17.29651 m
    Topographic slope (%) 2.024964 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0903 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 26.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 36.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 55.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 8.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0027 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.4 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) 0.2711 NDVI