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Occurrence record: CANB:CANB 714209.1

PreservedSpecimen of Melastoma affine recorded on 1990-08-11

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 714209.1
Occurrence ID CANB:CANB:CANB 714209.1
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Collector Evans, M.
Record number 3374
Reproductive condition buds, fertile
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence remarks Shrub to 4 m. Petioles red. Flowers pinky-mauve; 60 mm diameter.
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Collection code CANB
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date 1990-08-11
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 Roper Gulf (S)
Locality Nitmiluk Ampitheatre.
Habitat Valley bottom. Near water.
Latitude -14.1000000000
Longitude 132.3833000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 1000.0
Georeference protocol unknown
Verbatim coordinates 14,6,,S,132,23,,E
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU

Additional properties

Type PhysicalObject

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge)
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge)
    Collaborative Australian Protected Areas Database (CAPAD) 2010 Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge)
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No practices
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Irrigation practice - dominant 1. No practices reported
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No practices reported
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No practices reported
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No practices
    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 Temperature and moisture are more seasonal strongly developed wet and dry seasons and the growing season is shorter
    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 DALY RIVER
    River Regions DALY 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) Nyirranggulung Mardrulk Ngadberre
    Local Government Areas Roper Gulf (S)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) STUART
    Statistical Local Areas Roper Gulf (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Pine Creek Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qrc
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Arnhem Plateau
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous managed, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus woodlands with a tussock grass understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Natural resource management expenditure - additional 0.0 $/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.8386
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.7608
    Endemism 0.011579108
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.012028572
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 4.1358023 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.7170694 index
    Species Richness 1.8395061 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.47594926
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.5283414
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.0019506827
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 209.36 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 271.4 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 162.13 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.38 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.07 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.38 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 54.288292 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 69.16421 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 43.555435 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 89.729164 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.39 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.50633854
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 3.4544086 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -4.5896344 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 341.68695
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.9665894
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 232.18791
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 283.54 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -119.63083 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -251.81999 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 96.3 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 25.95 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 21.6325 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 18.63 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 34.408333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.375834 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 22.790009 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 15.26 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 30.61 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.850006 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 3.8299866 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 15.869995 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 13.032504 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.210022 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -3.0 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 9.72998 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 38.05 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 25.22 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.53412783
    Aridity index - month max 1.7867435
    Aridity index - month min 0.0
    Evaporation - annual mean 181.49979 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 20013.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 241.9 mm
    Evaporation - month min 138.8 mm
    Evaporation - variability 11.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.41 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.17 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.38 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 73.3336 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 53.52845 %
    Humidity - month max relative 87.20059 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 68.35727 %
    Humidity - month min relative 43.017822 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 43.017822 %
    Precipitation - annual 1078.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1164.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index 0.7058742
    Precipitation - annual mean 88.297844 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 16.462309
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 17.75368
    Precipitation - autumn 220.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 18.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.6407676
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 2.8591397 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months -4.2806296 mm/day
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 114.0 mm
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 231.84186
    Precipitation - spring 140.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season -0.08930002
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.55668014
    Precipitation - spring reliability 33.0 %
    Precipitation - summer 696.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season 3.7220163
    Precipitation - summer or winter season 173.1314
    Precipitation - summer reliability 72.0 %
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 367.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 256.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 68.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 785.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter 2.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter reliability 0.0 %
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -93.20194 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -217.9 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min 109.2 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 19.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 19.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 25.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 18.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 25.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 21.608334 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 18.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 10.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 20.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 32.786667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 26.8 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 19.1425 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 27.300018 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 23.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 12.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 14.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 22.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 28.81 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.9 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.6 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.56 %
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 43.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 2.9000244 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 3.960022 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 16.779999 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 7.570705 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 13.644165 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min 2.009088 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max -2.149994 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min -3.1200256 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 10.470001 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 36.38 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 39.392284 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.96
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.08 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 37.2 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.0 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.6 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 1.1443032 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 1.264035 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 1.8923883 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 1.7718027 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.7158046 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 0.894464 KPa
    Wind run - annual mean 102.663055 km/day
    Wind run - month max 117.990425 km/day
    Wind run - month min 85.1 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 2.5916667 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 1.775 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 2.65 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 3.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 2.2 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 3.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 2.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 1.5 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 1.5 m/s
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1168.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 6.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 6.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 106.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 351.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 273.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 742.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 265.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 240.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 132.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 222.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 140.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 222.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 58.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2865.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 372.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 296.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 280.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.790447 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.02828427 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 195982.38 m
    Remoteness index 12.328161
    Fire
    Fire frequency 7.0 frequency
    Time since last burn 1.0 years
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1847.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 42.0 %
    Runoff - average 7541.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Age 22.7 years
    Age - prime group 29.8 Count
    Disadvantaged 825.956 points (mean=1000)
    Education - degrees 3.0 %
    Education - vocational training 8.5 %
    Employment 0.0 %
    Home ownership 12.2 %
    Income - high 16.8 %
    Income - low 25.1 %
    Internet 9.5 %
    Population - change -15.3 count
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Unemployment rate 5.8 %
    Work force - older 14.2 Count
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.39511636
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.0019506827
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 127.838 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 31.72298 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.0855854 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 35.56047
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 0.17556144
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 13.568995 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 101.87297 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 104.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.57 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 26.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 83.09772 Gal
    Bulk density 1.192683 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon - organic 0.1792229 %
    Carbon store pre-European 17.84743 kgC/ha
    Clay % 9.164634 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.41603324
    Crop factor - month max 0.9
    Crop factor - month min 0.0
    Erodibility 14.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 100.0 %
    Erosivity 9295.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 188.88889 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 21.11111
    Lithology - age range 2.588 my
    Lithology - fertility 3.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 1.294 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 0.11193429 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 0.41296428 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 75.0 nT
    Moisture - average 40.0 %
    Moisture - variability 10.0 %
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.46
    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) 95.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.46
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 1509.218 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 21.01752 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 18.35977 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.657317
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 3.3292832 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 304.47803 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 3.811229 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.4 m
    Soil pedality 1.657317
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 3.0
    Topographic wetness index 8.162359
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water deficit - month max 116.92676 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 27.200033 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water holding capacity 42500.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 85.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean -1.0640996 MPa
    Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 37.44299
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Water stress index - month min 0.0
    Water surplus - annual mean 16.800575 mm
    Water surplus - month max 123.08 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 6.3133 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 170.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 114.125 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 255.0 m
    Elevation 267.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.3951054 degrees
    Topographic relief 32.85428 m
    Topographic roughness 3.893028 %
    Topographic slope (%) 1.635579 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3133 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 35.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.005 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.0 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 49.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 3.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5661 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 6.0 Day