Occurrence record: MEL:MEL 2308795A

PreservedSpecimen of Opuntia humifusa recorded on 2003-11-28

Dataset

Data provider Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Supplied institution code "MEL"
Collection National Herbarium of Victoria
Supplied collection code "MEL"
Catalogue Number MEL 2308795A
Occurrence ID 64cb7c66-6374-11e1-bc2b-000c2907ead9
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Sheet
Collector Cherry, W.A.
Collecting number 508
Reproductive condition flowers
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
Rightsholder Royal Botanic Gardens Board
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Identification ID 3b67e9cc-1abd-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Event

Collecting date 2003-11-28
Supplied as year:2003  month:11  day:28 
Date precision Day
Start day of year 332
Event ID 77fc44f7-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Taxonomy

Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Caryophyllanae | Caryophyllales | Cactaceae | Opuntia
Scientific name Opuntia humifusa
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Caryophyllales
Family Cactaceae
Genus Opuntia
Species Opuntia humifusa
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (Raf.) Raf.
Nomenclatural code ICN

Geospatial

Higher geography Oceania | Australia
Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Local government area Singleton (A)
Locality SW side of New England Highway, 3.9 km N of the Hunter River crossing at Singleton.
Habitat Open woodland of Corymbia maculata and Eucalyptus crebra with understorey dominated by grasses.
Latitude -32.5444000000
Longitude 151.1489000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "epsg:4326"
Verbatim coordinate system degrees minutes decimal seconds
Verbatim locality SW side of New England Highway, 3.9 km N of the Hunter River crossing at Singleton.
Minimum elevation in metres 120
Maximum elevation in metres 120
Coordinate precision 0.0002777778
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 1000.0
Georeferenced by Cherry, W.A.
Location ID bb6933ec-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da
Continent Oceania
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 151° 8' 56" E
Verbatim latitude 32° 32' 40" S

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow greater than 9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Equal 3-9 and greater than 9 months
    GER Hunter Valley GER Hunter Valley
    GER National Corridor GER National Corridor
    GER Standard Boundary GER Standard Boundary
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Urban intensive uses
    NRM Regions 2010 Hunter-Central Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 Hunter
    NRM Regions 2015 Hunter
    NRM Regions 2017 Hunter
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Hunter
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble ploughed in
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble ploughed in
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) Other cultivation
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Hunter
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IBRA 6 Regions Sydney Basin
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Hunter
    IBRA 7 Regions Sydney Basin
    IBRA 7 Subregions Hunter
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eastern Australian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Cooler end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates��
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: moderately dry winter (hot summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture (tropical and subtropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (NSW)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 HUNTER RIVER
    River Regions HUNTER RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Manning-Hawkesbury
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Hunter
    Local Government Areas 2011 Singleton (A)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Singleton
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SINGLETON COUNCIL
    NSW Local Land Services Regions Hunter
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 14
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1302
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) SINGLETON
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) LOWER HUNTER
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) HUNTER VALLEY EXC NEWCASTLE
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) HUNTER
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) HUNTER
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) SINGLETON
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) SINGLETON
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NSW CENTRAL AND NORTH COAST
    PSMA Localities (2018) MCDOUGALLS HILL
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Inner Regional Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) OTHER URBAN
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 10,000 TO 19,999
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) SINGLETON
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) SINGLETON
    Statistical Local Areas Singleton (A)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Sydney Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Psws
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Macquarie Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Hunter Valley
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Other native forest
    Land cover Built-up
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Replaced
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 8673855.0 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.018088 t/ha
    Potassium 0.086121 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.0453
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.8045
    Endemism 0.008047814
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.008570167
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4792
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 8655.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.656856 index
    Species Richness 1037.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.46149486
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 55.04 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 55.089165 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 27.29 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.85773265
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.16479255
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 25.9525 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 12.115 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 26.970001 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.48270598
    Aridity index - month max 0.91176564
    Aridity index - month min 0.3235681
    Evaporation - annual mean 134.94081 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 15184.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 231.79045 mm
    Evaporation - month min 60.301453 mm
    Evaporation - variability 18.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.16 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.33 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.12 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 79.207985 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 63.33518 %
    Humidity - month max relative 87.29719 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 73.251076 %
    Humidity - month min relative 54.529472 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 54.529472 %
    Precipitation - annual 683.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 710.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 59.532055 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.536953
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 110.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 38.04309 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 107.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.91897464
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 33.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.08762159
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 250.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 90.9808 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 22.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 259.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 17.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 31.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.5 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 23.7825 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 17.7 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 10.908333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 24.901917 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 26.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 4.47 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 11.6 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 13.6 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 11.8 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.51 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 29.98 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.6
    Temperature - warmest month min 16.8 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 31.2 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 23.6 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 23.2 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 141.5772 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 696.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 109.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 28.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 103.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 35.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 254.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 103.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 255.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 175.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 262.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 40.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 113.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 133.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 122.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 50.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 4628.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 302.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 232.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 228.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.014142135 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.7242237 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.014142135 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 35911.586 m
    Remoteness index 0.75849503
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 106.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 198.0 %
    Runoff - average 806.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 4.5 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 66.15796
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 77.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.55 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 35.0 %
    Bulk density 1.615548 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 1.0223306 %
    Clay % 46.032192 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 30.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.47
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.6
    Nutrient status 1.85 index
    Ph - soil 5.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 3.6109588
    Water holding capacity 40000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 68.07993
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.23313 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 197.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 99.208336 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 120.0 m
    Elevation 104.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.99479234 degrees
    Topographic relief 30.02035 m
    Topographic slope (%) 2.07012 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4219 EVI
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 33.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 31.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 36.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    NDVI Mean 58.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 4.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.6555 NDVI