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Occurrence record: Herbrecs:BRI AQ0538287

Preserved specimen of Cenchrus polystachios (L.) Morrone | Pennisetum recorded on 1998-08-01
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Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource BRI AVH Data and Images
Institution code Queensland Department of Environment and Science
Supplied institution code "BRI"
Collection Queensland Herbarium
Supplied collection code "Herbrecs"
Catalog number BRI AQ0538287
Occurrence ID urn:catalog:BRI:Herbrecs:0538287
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Sheet
Collector Waterhouse, B.M.  
Supplied as "Waterhouse, B.M."
Record number BMW5012
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Occurrence remarks Ascending to erect annual grass now withered and dying.

Event

Occurrence date 1998-08-01
Event remarks Weed of day use area. Occasional plants observed.
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Lilianae | Poales | Poaceae | Cenchrus
Scientific name Cenchrus polystachios
Identified to rank species
Common name Pennisetum
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Poaceae
Genus Cenchrus
Species Cenchrus polystachios
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (L.) Morrone
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN

Geospatial

Higher geography Australia, Queensland, Cook
Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Locality Eliot Falls.
Latitude -11.384167
Supplied as: "-11.3841666670"
Longitude 142.411944
Supplied as: "142.4119444440"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 100.0
Georeference protocol GPS
County Cook
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Heathlands
    CAPAD 2020 Terrestrial Heathlands
    NRM Regions 2010 Cape York
    NRM Regions 2017 Cape York
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Cape York
    Biodiversity
    IBRA 6 Regions Cape York Peninsula
    IBRA 7 Regions Cape York Peninsula
    IBRA 7 Subregions Jardine-Pascoe Sandstones
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Carpentaria Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 JARDINE RIVER
    Marine
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements PNG Gas Pipeline ILUA - Cape York Region
    Local Government Areas 2011 Cook (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Cook
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 COOK SHIRE
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 59
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 590
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) CAPE YORK
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) FAR NORTH
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) QUEENSLAND - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LEICHHARDT
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) CAPE YORK
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) CAPE YORK WILDERNESS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) CAPE YORK
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very Remote Australia
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) COOK
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Other special rights, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Woodland
    Forests of Australia 2018B Other native forest
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Other Forests and Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Tropical mixed species forests and woodlands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
    Vegetation types - native Other forests and woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Other forests and woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Climate
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1645.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 34.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 21.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 112.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 589.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 104.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1102.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 18.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 26.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 14.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 18.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 24.2 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.1 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.1 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.63 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.48
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 33.3 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 27.8 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 27.2 degrees C
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 26.3125 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 65.0 %
    Substrate
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.54
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Elevation 76.0 m