Occurrence record: NE:NE 42655

PreservedSpecimen of Melastoma affine recorded on 1986-05-08

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution code University of New England
Supplied institution code "NE"
Collection code N.C.W. Beadle Herbarium
Catalog number NE 42655
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Telford, I.R.
Identified date 2004-07
Collector White, G.J.
Record number s.n.
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence remarks Shrub, 2 m
Occurrence status present
Collection code NE
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2004-07

Event

Collecting date 1986-05-08
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 Katherine Gorge, south-eastern side
Habitat Edge of dry rocky creek bed.
Latitude -14.3000000000000
Longitude 132.5000000000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Katherine Gorge, south-eastern side
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial

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    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
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Arnhem Plateau IBA
    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 Hummock grassland (semi-arid/arid)
    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 Lshe
    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 shrublands and heathlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus low open woodlands with hummock grass
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open 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 0.784
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.7798
    Endemism 0.014001006
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0145178065
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 46.333332 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.6931472 index
    Species Richness 7.4444447 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.43326396
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.4108629
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.0019737543
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 212.6375 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 273.79 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 166.99 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.36 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.37 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 53.276154 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 68.01466 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 42.835026 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 83.8075 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.37 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.48508725
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 3.3658707 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -4.5127954 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 356.00003
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.0513211
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 233.8396
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 263.5 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -128.83 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -256.28 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 70.47 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 26.04 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 21.713333 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 18.62 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 34.8875 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.476667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 23.679993 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 14.94 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 30.97 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.869995 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 4.119995 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 16.5 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 13.410835 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.25 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -3.119995 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 9.949982 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 38.62 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 25.66 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.473854
    Aridity index - month max 1.590152
    Aridity index - month min 5.124158E-15
    Evaporation - annual mean 186.83096 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 17952.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 248.40321 mm
    Evaporation - month min 143.80193 mm
    Evaporation - variability 13.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.39 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.13 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.37 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 72.42947 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 52.47724 %
    Humidity - month max relative 86.58806 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 67.1828 %
    Humidity - month min relative 41.94326 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 41.94326 %
    Precipitation - annual 971.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1088.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index 0.74867857
    Precipitation - annual mean 80.97057 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 17.608885
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 18.970812
    Precipitation - autumn 206.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 10.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 8.118508E-13 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.59091926
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 2.6205482 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months -4.2860217 mm/day
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 115.0 mm
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 213.10889
    Precipitation - spring 121.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season -0.10857249
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.686665
    Precipitation - spring reliability 26.0 %
    Precipitation - summer 639.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season 3.6613321
    Precipitation - summer or winter season 159.08167
    Precipitation - summer reliability 62.0 %
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 340.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 233.66692 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 65.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 741.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter 2.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter reliability 0.0 %
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -105.8604 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -225.40321 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min 84.86499 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 19.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 19.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 25.8 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 21.694555 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 18.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 10.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 21.1 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 33.340836 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.1 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 19.415833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 27.934662 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 24.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 12.64 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 13.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 22.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 29.24 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 13.3 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.56 %
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 44.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 2.960022 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 4.110016 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 17.149994 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 7.383336 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 13.925006 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min 2.341888 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max -2.2099915 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min -3.2600098 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 10.700012 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.0 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 39.980556 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.02
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.57 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 37.7 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.4 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 29.0 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 1.2166914 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 1.3412359 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 1.9956045 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 1.8652582 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.78438735 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 0.9632051 KPa
    Wind run - annual mean 104.454865 km/day
    Wind run - month max 119.7 km/day
    Wind run - month min 86.7003 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 2.6166666 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 1.8429027 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 1066.0 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 108.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 317.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 258.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 685.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 268.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 247.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 132.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 224.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 142.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 224.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 57.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3013.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 379.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 301.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 285.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.991231 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 204475.53 m
    Remoteness index 9.108512
    Fire
    Fire frequency 3.0 frequency
    Time since last burn 1.0 years
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1896.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 40.0 %
    Runoff - average 7126.0 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 0.3836172
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.0019737543
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 139.13399 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 32.443424 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.125 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 34.525547
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 0.17763789
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 8.267834 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 85.309006 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 19.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.54 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 1.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies -17.12829 Gal
    Bulk density 1.192683 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon - organic 0.1694795 %
    Carbon store pre-European 16.86316 kgC/ha
    Clay % 9.164634 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.4000909
    Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    Crop factor - month min 5.124158E-15
    Erodibility 14.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 87.5 %
    Erosivity 8212.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 188.88889 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 21.11111
    Lithology - age range 200.0 my
    Lithology - fertility 3.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 1700.0 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 3.230449 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 2.30103 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 8.0 nT
    Moisture - average 39.0 %
    Moisture - variability 11.0 %
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.44
    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) 99.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.42
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 1419.538 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 20.66363 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 17.07579 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.657317
    Ph - soil 5.0 ph
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 3.096014 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 240.01279 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 3.746525 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 14.66958
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water deficit - month max 118.10838 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 30.338314 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water holding capacity 58000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 85.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean -1.1254282 MPa
    Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 36.008183
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Water stress index - month min 4.611742E-13
    Water surplus - annual mean 10.258954 mm
    Water surplus - month max 96.71039 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.3994 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 165.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 148.83333 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 194.0 m
    Elevation 208.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.6536158 degrees
    Topographic relief 59.11536 m
    Topographic roughness 11.09482 %
    Topographic slope (%) 3.271691 %
    Valley bottom % 18.75 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2034 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 24.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0022 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.5 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 40.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 4.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3239 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 1.0 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 49.88889 Day