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Occurrence record: DNA:DNA D0278142

Preserved specimen of Centotheca lappacea (L.) Desv. recorded on 2015-06-02


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource Northern Territory Herbarium (DNA) AVH data
Institution code Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Supplied institution code "DNA"
Collection Northern Territory Herbarium (Darwin)
Supplied collection code "DNA"
Catalog number DNA D0278142
Occurrence ID DNA:DNA:DNA D0278142
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Collector Westaway, John  
Supplied as "John Westaway"
Record number 4940
Reproductive condition flower,fruit
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Establishment means native
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as Present
Occurrence remarks Tufted annual grass 40 cm high; florets feature lemmas with recurved distal hairs. Growing with Hedyotis auriculata and Paspalum conjugatum at edge of village garden on raised alluvial terrace above river. NAQS botanical collection.


Occurrence date 2015-06-02
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Centotheca lappacea
Supplied scientific name "Centotheca lappacea (L.) Desv."
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Poaceae
Genus Centotheca
Species Centotheca lappacea
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (L.) Desv.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Papua New Guinea
Locality Abam village, Oriomo river area.
Supplied as "Disturbed Man"
Latitude -8.9273
Supplied as: "-8.92730000028966"
Longitude 143.19171
Supplied as: "143.19171"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Abam village, Oriomo river area.
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10.0
Georeference protocol GPS
Georeferenced by John Westaway
Terrestrial true
Marine false
Country Code PG

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    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 26.574999 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 73.0 %