Occurrence record: CANB:CANB 270380.1

PreservedSpecimen of Melastoma affine recorded on 1976-01-31

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 270380.1
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by Whiffin, T.
Identified date 1990-06
Collector Craven, L.A.
Record number 3562
Reproductive condition flowers, fertile
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence remarks Shrub 2 m tall. Flowers deep mauve.
Occurrence status present
Collection code CANB
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1990-06

Event

Collecting date 1976-01-31
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 McArthur River Area, The Glyde River.
Habitat Sandstone plateau near the river. In Melaleuca window.
Latitude -16.45
Longitude 136.1667
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 1000.0
Georeference protocol unknown
Verbatim coordinates 16,27,,S,136,10,,E
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    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 Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 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
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Gulf Fall and Uplands
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions McArthur - South Nicholson Basins
    IBRA 7 Regions Gulf Fall and Uplands
    IBRA 7 Subregions McArthur
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Carpentaria 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) Grassland: hot (winter drought)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Hummock grassland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Carpentaria Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 McARTHUR RIVER
    River Regions McARTHUR 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) Gulf
    Local Government Areas Roper Gulf (S)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) BARKLY
    Statistical Local Areas Roper Gulf (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Georgina Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Nskb
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Carpentaria Fall Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Gulf Fall
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus woodlands with a hummock grass understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 799016.0 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 0.8948
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.9572
    Endemism 0.009714891
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.01059441
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 8.901235 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.9860682 index
    Species Richness 2.3333333 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.2499501
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 0.8466233
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.0010276574
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 236.63042 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 300.54 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 178.11 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.2 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.23 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 52.617535 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 64.05322 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 45.10715 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 59.64 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.23 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.36608028
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 3.3593547 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -3.5869033 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 179.70804
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.7028285
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 130.92514
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 210.86 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -176.99042 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -288.07 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min -33.619995 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 27.06 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 21.715 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 17.2 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 35.3325 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 20.7925 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 25.97998 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 13.3 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 30.67 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.869995 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 4.029999 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 17.820007 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 14.539998 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.7399902 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -3.7900085 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 10.529999 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 39.28 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 26.2 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.28018677
    Aridity index - month max 0.99200165
    Aridity index - month min 0.004806474
    Evaporation - annual mean 219.80258 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 15117.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 288.27844 mm
    Evaporation - month min 165.46086 mm
    Evaporation - variability 22.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.25 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.25 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 71.340385 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 51.835327 %
    Humidity - month max relative 81.85086 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 63.224087 %
    Humidity - month min relative 44.289948 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 44.289948 %
    Precipitation - annual 716.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 767.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index 0.62053305
    Precipitation - annual mean 59.56079 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 11.025014
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 12.229078
    Precipitation - autumn 188.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 10.0 %
    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 0.30774516
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 2.4196756 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months -3.828305 mm/day
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 121.0 mm
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 50.847004
    Precipitation - spring 57.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season -0.28606197
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.211351
    Precipitation - spring reliability 11.0 %
    Precipitation - summer 459.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season 1.659629
    Precipitation - summer or winter season 44.875805
    Precipitation - summer reliability 48.0 %
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 362.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 180.67126 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 49.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 551.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter reliability 0.0 %
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -160.24179 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -275.25128 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min -1.4567261 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 18.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 19.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 27.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 17.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 27.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 21.708334 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 17.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 14.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 24.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 21.6 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 33.560833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 26.9 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 19.036667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 30.592865 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 26.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 11.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 12.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 21.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 28.72 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.5 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 21.9 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.55 %
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 45.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 2.8200073 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 4.299988 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 17.97998 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 6.055676 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 14.524165 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min 1.517536 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max -2.5999756 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min -3.9100037 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 10.700012 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.68 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 41.057148 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.25
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.28 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 38.3 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.9 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 30.1 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 1.2808968 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 1.3912046 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 2.0010965 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 1.9437981 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.723277 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 1.0455111 KPa
    Wind run - annual mean 140.43152 km/day
    Wind run - month max 165.4003 km/day
    Wind run - month min 117.700066 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 2.7 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 2.8 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 3.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 3.3 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 3.5 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 3.5 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 2.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 2.2 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 2.2 m/s
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 740.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 5.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 5.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 113.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 340.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 183.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 513.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 267.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 246.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 131.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 214.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 135.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 214.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 54.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3622.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 377.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 306.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 295.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.7566373 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.01 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 122075.39 m
    Remoteness index 17.57754
    Fire
    Fire frequency 1.0 frequency
    Time since last burn 12.0 years
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 799.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 109.0 %
    Runoff - average 2578.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Age 25.5 years
    Age - prime group 25.7 Count
    Disadvantaged 707.211 points (mean=1000)
    Education - degrees 3.9 %
    Education - vocational training 12.2 %
    Employment 21.9 %
    Home ownership 42.5 %
    Income - high 16.1 %
    Income - low 15.3 %
    Internet 15.9 %
    Population - change -29.6 count
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Unemployment rate 2.7 %
    Work force - older 21.0 Count
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.2499501
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.8466233
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.0010276574
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 158.76067 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 52.26545 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 1.3123865 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 22.495508
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 76.1961
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 0.09248917
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 6.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.5 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 5.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 162.5296 Gal
    Bulk density 1.38 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon - organic 0.09614707 %
    Carbon store pre-European 9.606045 kgC/ha
    Clay % 5.375 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.27965653
    Crop factor - month max 0.9
    Crop factor - month min 0.004806474
    Erodibility 14.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 100.0 %
    Erosivity 4709.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 100.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 30.0
    Lithology - age range 458.0 my
    Lithology - fertility 3.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 771.0 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 2.8870544 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 2.6608655 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 53.0 nT
    Moisture - average 33.0 %
    Moisture - variability 16.0 %
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.3
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.01
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 0.93
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.84
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.0
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.01
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 119.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.42
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 785.3592 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 19.69181 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 12.59235 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.8
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 2.268701 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 142.73367 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 3.547775 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.5 m
    Soil pedality 1.8
    Soils - coarse 0.35 class
    Substrate data reliability 3.0
    Topographic wetness index 13.16508
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water deficit - month max 153.39447 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 50.030533 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water holding capacity 56000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 108.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean -1.445993 MPa
    Water potential - month max -0.8519153 MPa
    Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 25.169088
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Water stress index - month min 0.43258265
    Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.294 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 262.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 98.208336 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 80.0 m
    Elevation 70.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 2.2778845 degrees
    Topographic relief 70.75341 m
    Topographic roughness 47.20161 %
    Topographic slope (%) 4.026156 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2267 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 36.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 19.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 46.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 35.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0072 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.7 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 31.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 3.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3382 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 35.22222 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 56.555557 Day