Occurrence record: AD:AD 96149295

PreservedSpecimen of Melastoma affine recorded on 1948-03-29

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution code Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
Supplied institution code "AD"
Collection code State Herbarium of South Australia
Catalog number AD 96149295
Occurrence ID AD:AD:AD 96149295
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Specht, R.L.
Collector Specht, R.L.
Record number 132
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Collection code AD
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date 1948-03-29
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 29 Mar 1948

Taxonomy

Scientific name Melastoma affine
Supplied scientific name "Melastoma polyanthum Blume"
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

Geospatial

Country Australia
State / Province Northern Territory
Locality Unincorporated NT
Locality Delissaville, Cox's Pen[insula]
Habitat On black, organic soil at edge of stream
Latitude -12.5153824701
Supplied as: "-12.5166670000"
Longitude 130.7343540617
Supplied as: "130.7333330000"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "AGD84"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 10000.0
Verbatim coordinates 12,31,,S;130,44,,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
    Directory of Important Wetlands Port Darwin
    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
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Plantations
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 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
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Darwin Coastal
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Darwin Coastal
    IBRA 7 Regions Darwin Coastal
    IBRA 7 Subregions Darwin Coastal
    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) Equatorial: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Equatorial
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 FINNISS RIVER
    River Regions FINNISS RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bonaparte Coast
    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
    Local Government Areas 2011 Unincorporated NT
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Cox-Finniss
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 UN-INCORPORATED (COX-DALY) AREA
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 111
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 593
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) ALLIGATOR
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) DALY - TIWI - WEST ARNHEM
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) COX - FINNISS - COOMALIE
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) COX - FINNISS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) DARWIN
    PSMA Localities (2018) COX PENINSULA
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) 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 (NT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) DALY
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) DALY
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    Statistical Local Areas Finniss-Mary
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Surface Geology of Australia Qe
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Top End Coastal Plains
    Vegetation
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Mangroves
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mangroves
    Vegetation - condition Bare
    Vegetation types - native Mangroves,tidal mudflats,samphires and bare areas,claypan,sand,rock,salt lakes,lagoons,lakes
    Vegetation types - present Mangroves

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 64622.0 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 0.5568
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.3661
    Endemism 0.014162212
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.017055744
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 25.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 7.567901 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.5070264 index
    Species Richness 5.617284 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 6.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.69565725
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 2.2920287
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 210.37042 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 251.6 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 158.45 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.43 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.08 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.43 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 66.176926 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 79.40145 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 56.643265 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 129.78667 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.41415748
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 6.6274195 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -6.4165163 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 249.4196
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.4059794
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 198.53615
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 427.28 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -80.583755 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -226.17 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 240.86 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 24.82 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 21.364166 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 18.81 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 32.895 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 24.125 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 14.320007 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 20.0 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 31.15 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.2600098 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.600006 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 11.149994 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 8.770001 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -1.519989 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.580017 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 6.480011 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 34.32 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 26.38 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.76087314
    Aridity index - month max 2.213394
    Aridity index - month min 0.005479293
    Evaporation - annual mean 186.32397 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 28855.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 237.35432 mm
    Evaporation - month min 146.0053 mm
    Evaporation - variability 7.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.48 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.16 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.45 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 78.12384 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 65.51528 %
    Humidity - month max relative 86.56826 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 78.6627 %
    Humidity - month min relative 56.14772 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 56.14772 %
    Precipitation - annual 1563.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1677.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index 0.49042004
    Precipitation - annual mean 129.99559 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 9.92326
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 10.999593
    Precipitation - autumn 396.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 27.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 6.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.53535354
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 4.904933 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months -6.290323 mm/day
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 110.0 mm
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 189.38942
    Precipitation - spring 212.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season -0.116136946
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.86384976
    Precipitation - spring reliability 44.0 %
    Precipitation - summer 947.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season 2.8254569
    Precipitation - summer or winter season 156.99118
    Precipitation - summer reliability 73.0 %
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 438.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 390.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 105.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1121.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter reliability 0.0 %
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -56.32839 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -206.64395 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min 213.8 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 20.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 19.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 24.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 18.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 24.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 21.241667 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 18.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 8.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 20.3 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 31.872501 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.7 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 22.61 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 19.454346 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 14.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 18.51 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 19.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 25.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 30.1 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.8 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.4 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.6 %
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 39.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 1.3500061 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 2.2999878 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 11.589996 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 13.528384 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 9.262494 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min 7.110016 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max -1.4500122 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min -2.0700073 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 6.909973 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 33.43 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 35.962555 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.51
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.8 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 33.5 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.3 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.3 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 0.8314072 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 0.92707473 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 1.1396041 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 1.1396041 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.438792 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 0.5538676 KPa
    Wind run - annual mean 150.72101 km/day
    Wind run - month max 167.42474 km/day
    Wind run - month min 114.44371 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 3.7993426 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 2.365263 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 3.970789 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 4.8 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 3.1415777 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 4.8 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 3.0 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 1.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 1.9 m/s
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.04 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 14201.082 m
    Remoteness index 6.9661546
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 8.0 years
    Fire frequency 1.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1511.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 53.0 %
    Runoff - average 11592.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Age 51.1 years
    Age - prime group 20.2 Count
    Disadvantaged 917.119 points (mean=1000)
    Education - degrees 5.2 %
    Education - vocational training 23.2 %
    Employment 7.6 %
    Home ownership 62.3 %
    Income - high 14.6 %
    Income - low 27.1 %
    Internet 19.4 %
    Population - change 10.3 count
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.1 people/km^2
    Unemployment rate 9.8 %
    Work force - older 49.9 Count
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.46124882
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 113.76619 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 30.63112 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.95590055 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 41.512394
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 39.9055 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 200.97498 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 109.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.01 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 13.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 342.3108 Gal
    Bulk density 0.94526315 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon - organic 1240.953 %
    Carbon store pre-European 33.60416 kgC/ha
    Clay % 30.421053 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.5006319
    Crop factor - month max 0.9
    Crop factor - month min 0.005479293
    Erodibility 83.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 0.0 %
    Erosivity 16484.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 12.029412 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 2.588 my
    Lithology - fertility 6.0 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 -6.0 nT
    Moisture - average 45.0 %
    Moisture - variability 8.0 %
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.52
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.02
    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) 83.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.54
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 2928.325 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 23.61064 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 68.77307 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 2.7263157
    Ph - soil 5.0 ph
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 12.46884 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 624.7112 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 4.280705 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 1.1 m
    Soil pedality 2.7263157
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 3.0
    Topographic wetness index 8.721763
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water deficit - month max 110.486664 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 24.351505 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water holding capacity 47000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 142.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean -0.912446 MPa
    Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 45.05687
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Water stress index - month min 0.49313638
    Water surplus - annual mean 41.225235 mm
    Water surplus - month max 187.59525 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.75781 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 112.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 33.833332 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 7.0 m
    Elevation 7.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 6.492244
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.9005221 degrees
    Topographic relief 7.798695 m
    Topographic roughness 32.00169 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.4291573 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 5.738362
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2263 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 20.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.5 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 73.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 3.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5164 NDVI