Occurrence record: CANB:CANB 239393.1

PreservedSpecimen of Melastoma affine recorded on 1972-08-09

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution code Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research
Supplied institution code "CANB"
Collection code Australian National Herbarium
Catalog number CANB 239393.1
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by Whiffin, T.
Identified date 1990-06
Collector Martensz, P.
Record number AE198
Reproductive condition flowers, fertile
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence remarks Shrub 6-7 feet high, corolla pale mauve.
Occurrence status present
Collection code CANB
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1990-06

Event

Collecting date 1972-08-09
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 Northern Territory
Locality West Arnhem (S)
Locality Vicinity of Nourlangie Rock.
Habitat Rocky gorge in sandstone escarpment, soakage area.
Latitude -12.85
Longitude 132.8
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 1000.0
Georeference protocol topo
Verbatim coordinates 12,51,,S,132,48,,E
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Kakadu
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Kakadu National Park
    Collaborative Australian Protected Areas Database (CAPAD) 2010 Kakadu
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Arnhem Plateau IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    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 Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Pine Creek
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Pine Creek
    IBRA 7 Regions Pine Creek
    IBRA 7 Subregions Pine Creek
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Arnhem Land Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Tropical: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Tropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 SOUTH ALLIGATOR RIVER
    River Regions SOUTH ALLIGATOR RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lingiari
    LGA Boundaries (deprecated) South Alligator
    Local Government Areas West Arnhem (S)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) ARAFURA
    Statistical Local Areas West Arnhem (S) Bal
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Pine Creek Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Lync
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Pine Creek Ridges
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous managed, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Open
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Tropical Eucalypt Woodlands/Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Tropical Eucalyptus forest and woodlands with a tall annual grassy understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Tropical eucalypt woodlands/grasslands
    Vegetation types - present Tropical eucalypt woodlands/grasslands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 138656.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 0.0 dse
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Natural resource management expenditure - additional 0.0 $/ha
    Sheep numbers 0.0 dse
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.7087
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.7138
    Endemism 0.033921335
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.035406332
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 9.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 88.765434 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.1506646 index
    Species Richness 6.345679 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.5669632
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.9285929
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 226.92375 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 302.33 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 166.37 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.38 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.39 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 59.94465 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 74.4293 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 50.16124 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 108.12333 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.3431763
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 4.123226 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -6.1735373 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 1173.0834
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.8975282
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 490.63953
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 325.79 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -118.800415 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -285.28998 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 154.48999 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 26.16 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 21.3875 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 18.25 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 34.989166 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 22.869167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 19.940002 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 18.33 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 32.34 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.369995 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.7900085 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 15.02002 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 12.12 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -1.8100281 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.5899963 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 8.779999 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 38.27 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 25.57 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.6799532
    Aridity index - month max 2.1592479
    Aridity index - month min 0.0054066703
    Evaporation - annual mean 180.36574 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 24797.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 236.19215 mm
    Evaporation - month min 141.11644 mm
    Evaporation - variability 9.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.44 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.14 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.42 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 77.91562 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 59.15153 %
    Humidity - month max relative 88.24037 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 73.71774 %
    Humidity - month min relative 49.29983 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 49.29983 %
    Precipitation - annual 1333.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1414.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index 0.6136578
    Precipitation - annual mean 111.61549 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 14.093218
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 15.264354
    Precipitation - autumn 329.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 19.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.49078378
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 3.3749242 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months -6.2343936 mm/day
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 113.0 mm
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 245.93803
    Precipitation - spring 158.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season -0.13912942
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.0311886
    Precipitation - spring reliability 33.0 %
    Precipitation - summer 842.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season 3.5264695
    Precipitation - summer or winter season 189.67511
    Precipitation - summer reliability 82.0 %
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 387.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 305.70538 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 86.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 952.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter 2.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter reliability 0.0 %
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -68.75024 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -209.63538 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min 163.58894 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 19.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 19.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 25.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 18.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 25.472683 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 21.246576 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 18.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 10.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 20.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 33.435 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 28.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 21.161667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 23.126648 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 20.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 16.15 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 17.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 24.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 30.72 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.0 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.0 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.59 %
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 41.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 2.1600037 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 2.7000122 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 15.559998 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 11.665402 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 12.273334 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min 3.754112 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max -1.8299866 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min -2.7900085 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 8.899994 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 36.94 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 38.751663 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.68
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.04 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 37.6 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.3 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.8 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 1.064851 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 1.1670395 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 1.7480938 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 1.6476238 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.578393 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 0.7255657 KPa
    Wind run - annual mean 94.55117 km/day
    Wind run - month max 112.60316 km/day
    Wind run - month min 78.116356 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 2.6333334 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 1.4583334 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 2.6 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 3.2 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 2.0 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 3.2 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 2.0 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 1.2 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 1.2 m/s
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1432.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 4.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 4.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 109.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 391.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 326.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 951.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 279.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 200.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 173.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 249.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 121.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 249.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 60.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1953.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 373.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 301.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 287.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.6603029 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.014142135 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 70221.875 m
    Remoteness index 11.053193
    Fire
    Fire frequency 1.0 frequency
    Time since last burn 12.0 years
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 2150.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 36.0 %
    Runoff - average 8832.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Age 33.5 years
    Age - prime group 37.4 Count
    Disadvantaged 956.87 points (mean=1000)
    Education - degrees 6.1 %
    Education - vocational training 21.5 %
    Employment 19.6 %
    Home ownership 34.8 %
    Income - high 17.6 %
    Income - low 18.1 %
    Internet 15.5 %
    Population - change -10.4 count
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Unemployment rate 4.3 %
    Work force - older 24.4 Count
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.38923106
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 161.42728 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 43.734486 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.125 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 35.030796
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 30.626333 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 171.127 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 116.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.57 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 27.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 283.3573 Gal
    Bulk density 1.6625582 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon - organic 0.2688748 %
    Carbon store pre-European 19.72962 kgC/ha
    Clay % 43.412792 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.4283079
    Crop factor - month max 0.9
    Crop factor - month min 0.0054066703
    Erodibility 65.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 100.0 %
    Erosivity 11350.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 12.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 200.0 my
    Lithology - fertility 3.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 1700.0 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 3.230449 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 2.30103 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 21.0 nT
    Moisture - average 44.0 %
    Moisture - variability 11.0 %
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.49
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.01
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.0
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.01
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 90.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.49
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 1689.372 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 20.70837 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 33.06417 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.05 index
    Pedality hydrological score 3.3953488
    Ph - soil 5.0 ph
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 5.986276 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 351.8611 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 3.749255 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 3.3953488
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 1.0
    Topographic wetness index 7.825437
    Unreliable water retention parameters 63.333332
    Water deficit - month max 152.2153 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 32.77215 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water holding capacity 44000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 52.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean -1.0 MPa
    Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 38.547707
    Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    Water stress index - month min 0.4866003
    Water surplus - annual mean 38.4675 mm
    Water surplus - month max 177.70059 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.6523 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 280.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 147.66667 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 18.0 m
    Elevation 22.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.41398746 degrees
    Topographic relief 122.3279 m
    Topographic roughness 64.1683 %
    Topographic slope (%) 11.00029 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2446 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 47.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0037 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 50.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 5.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5806 NDVI