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Occurrence record: NSW:NSW 536558

PreservedSpecimen of Melastoma affine recorded on 1973-10-05

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution code The Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust
Supplied institution code "NSW"
Collection code National Herbarium of New South Wales
Catalog number NSW 536558
Occurrence ID NSW:NSW:NSW 536558
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by Whiffin, T.P.
Identified date 1990-06
Collector Benson, D.H.
Record number 577
Reproductive condition flowers | fruit
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Establishment means native
Occurrence remarks Frequent shrub 2 m high.
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Collection code NSW
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1990-06

Event

Collecting date 1973-10-05
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 Queensland
Locality Cook (S)
Locality 19 km S of Jardine River.
Habitat In woodland of Xanthostemon crenulatus, Eucalyptus aff. polycarpa. Along banks of creek.
Latitude -11.3000000000
Longitude 142.4000000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality 19 km S of Jardine River.
Coordinate precision Unknown
Verbatim coordinates 11,18,,S,142,24,,E,
Biome Terrestrial

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    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow greater than 9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow greater than 9 months
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions Cape York
    NRM Regions 2014 Cape York
    NRM Regions 2015 Cape York
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble ploughed in
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble ploughed in
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) 1-2 cultivations
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Cape York Peninsula
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Jardine - Pascoe Sandstones
    IBRA 7 Regions Cape York Peninsula
    IBRA 7 Subregions Jardine-Pascoe Sandstones
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Cape York Peninsula 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 Carpentaria Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 JARDINE RIVER
    River Regions JARDINE RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Torres Strait Northern Great Barrier Reef
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Leichhardt
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements PNG Gas Pipeline ILUA - Cape York Region
    LGA Boundaries (deprecated) Cook
    Local Government Areas Cook (S)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEICHHARDT
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) COOK
    Statistical Local Areas Cook (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Carpentaria Lowlands Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Jshe
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Peninsular Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Jardine Uplands
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Other special rights, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Casuarina
    Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Other Shrublands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Other shrublands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Casuarina forests and woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Casuarina forests and woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 1397616.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 0.0 dse
    Natural resource management expenditure 3087449.0 $
    Natural resource management expenditure - additional 0.0 $/ha
    Sheep numbers 0.0 dse
    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.034008123
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.039301127
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 0.49382716 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 0.14814815 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 6.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.893409
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 3.3227744
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.020597829
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 180.345 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 248.14 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 121.54 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.46 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.19 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.43 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 76.617516 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 84.21637 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 69.79722 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 133.57916 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 4.61 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.10330368
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 5.1844196 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -4.995161 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 27.392014
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -8.530306
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 25.659918
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 403.85 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -46.76583 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -237.93 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 282.31 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 26.66 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 19.665833 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 15.09 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 31.325834 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 22.591667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 13.609985 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 20.02 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 29.22 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.6099854 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.3800049 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 10.389984 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 8.7341585 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -1.5100098 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -1.3999939 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.4100037 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 33.63 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 24.32 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.9234419
    Aridity index - month max 2.911435
    Aridity index - month min 0.030812413
    Evaporation - annual mean 164.78929 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 28639.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 224.87013 mm
    Evaporation - month min 123.05271 mm
    Evaporation - variability 6.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.47 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.29 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.42 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 81.98751 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 75.66523 %
    Humidity - month max relative 87.2227 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 83.28607 %
    Humidity - month min relative 68.71095 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 68.71095 %
    Precipitation - annual 1621.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1648.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index 0.29892156
    Precipitation - annual mean 134.70576 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 4.2616606
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 5.2782125
    Precipitation - autumn 549.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 44.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 31.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 6.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 21.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.14959197
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 6.0 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months -4.9117284 mm/day
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 112.0 mm
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 25.340506
    Precipitation - spring 81.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season -0.42875862
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -5.580112
    Precipitation - spring reliability 23.0 %
    Precipitation - summer 959.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season 0.87708163
    Precipitation - summer or winter season 23.712143
    Precipitation - summer reliability 68.0 %
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 583.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 392.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 105.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1101.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter 38.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter reliability 33.0 %
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -29.442682 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -194.30165 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min 235.20724 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 17.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 21.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 27.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 14.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 26.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 19.610529 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 15.026358 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 18.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 18.5 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 30.106667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 26.3 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 21.400833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 13.373657 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 13.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 18.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 19.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 24.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 27.9 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.7 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.63 %
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 36.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 1.6900024 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 1.1800232 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 10.339996 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 18.13354 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 8.705831 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min 12.098304 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max -1.7399902 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min -1.5799866 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.2299805 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 32.32 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 33.668297 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.46
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.17 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 33.1 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 27.8 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 27.2 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 0.46085462 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 0.46431676 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 0.7353287 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 0.69764686 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.31881404 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 0.32147384 KPa
    Wind run - annual mean 129.89977 km/day
    Wind run - month max 185.53941 km/day
    Wind run - month min 91.95912 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 3.2933087 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 2.0266423 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 3.9499998 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 4.7 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 3.2 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 4.7 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 2.3 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 1.209854 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 1.209854 m/s
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1741.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 29.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 4.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 17.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 110.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 700.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 426.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 1181.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 262.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 110.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 208.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 245.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 72.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 247.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 65.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1151.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 318.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 275.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 269.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.2961419 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.15524174 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 23571.611 m
    Remoteness index 15.056449
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 2432.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 39.0 %
    Runoff - average 12445.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM 81.8 m
    Social
    Age 40.5 years
    Age - prime group 28.3 Count
    Disadvantaged 867.438 points (mean=1000)
    Education - degrees 7.4 %
    Education - vocational training 23.5 %
    Employment 21.9 %
    Home ownership 48.5 %
    Income - high 19.8 %
    Income - low 20.6 %
    Internet 32.4 %
    Population - change 6.3 count
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Unemployment rate 4.2 %
    Work force - older 33.1 Count
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.49069333
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.020597829
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 101.70676 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 24.221146 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.8934189 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 44.162395
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 1.8538046
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 54.959667 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 294.464 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 29.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.63 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 9.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 435.0413 Gal
    Bulk density 1.4010295 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon - organic 0.5036271 %
    Carbon store pre-European 44.14528 kgC/ha
    Clay % 27.05147 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.5081987
    Crop factor - month max 0.9
    Crop factor - month min 0.030812413
    Erodibility 61.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 100.0 %
    Erosivity 13126.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 100.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 61.6 my
    Lithology - fertility 2.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 137.95 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 2.1397216 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 1.7895807 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 42.0 nT
    Moisture - average 50.0 %
    Moisture - variability 10.0 %
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.54
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.13
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.02
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.04
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 79.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.62
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 3817.902 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 30.01704 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 70.91665 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 0.0
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 12.92466 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 666.9459 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 5.470649 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 1.4 m
    Soil pedality 2.0
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 1.0
    Topographic wetness index 7.21794
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water deficit - month max 114.425934 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 23.579233 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water holding capacity 67000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 199.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean -0.8796528 MPa
    Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 45.737877
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Water stress index - month min 2.773117
    Water surplus - annual mean 56.958385 mm
    Water surplus - month max 247.51251 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 6.11991 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 147.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 68.833336 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 66.0 m
    Elevation 75.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.7358803 degrees
    Topographic relief 16.48454 m
    Topographic roughness 9.056066 %
    Topographic slope (%) 1.10079 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.5432985
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.312 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 13.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0013 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.2 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 67.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 6.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3726 NDVI