Occurrence record: MEL:MEL 2450444A

PreservedSpecimen of Sorghum plumosum recorded on 1997-07-01

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 2450444A
Occurrence ID e60e9e27-7196-4616-93bd-6cff51ec56a6
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Sheet
Identified by Lazarides, M.
Identified date 1998-03-08
Collector Mitchell, A.A.
Collecting number PRP 1620
Reproductive condition flowers
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
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Previous identifications Sorghum timorense (Kunth) Buse
Rightsholder Royal Botanic Gardens Board
Occurrence remarks Abundant.
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1998-03-08
Identification ID 00115ba3-311c-424f-b4c6-a72bf05cb23d

Event

Collecting date 1997-07-01
Supplied as year:1997  month:7  day:1 
Date precision Day
Start day of year 182
Event ID 0260bdbc-8293-4e96-ae74-886c86ad256e

Taxonomy

Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Lilianae | Poales | Poaceae | Sorghum
Scientific name Sorghum plumosum
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Poaceae
Genus Sorghum
Species Sorghum plumosum
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (R.Br.) P.Beauv.
Nomenclatural code ICN

Geospatial

Higher geography Oceania | Australia
Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Local government area East Pilbara (S)
Locality Two Sisters on Telfer Track, 83.7 km from Warrawagine Homestead on a bearing of 146 degrees, Pilbara Region.
Habitat Scree slope of a Paterson Formation sandstone hill. Annual grassland of this species.
Latitude -23.2972222000
Longitude 121.0983333000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system degrees minutes decimal seconds
Verbatim locality Two Sisters on Telfer Track, 83.7 km from Warrawagine Homestead on a bearing of 146 degrees, Pilbara Region.
Coordinate precision 0.0002777778
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 10000.0
Location ID c4d74f7b-5902-495e-99b3-4a562a7f2ac9
Continent Oceania
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 121° 5' 54" E
Verbatim latitude 23° 17' 50" S

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Great Sandy-Tanami-Central Ranges Desert
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Rangelands Region
    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 Rangelands Region
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Pilbara
    IBRA 6 Regions Little Sandy Desert
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Trainor
    IBRA 7 Regions Little Sandy Desert
    IBRA 7 Subregions Trainor
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Great Sandy-Tanami Desert
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Desert, supporting very little plant growth due to water limitation
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Desert: hot (persistently dry)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Desert
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Hummock grassland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 North Western Plateau
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DE GREY RIVER
    River Regions DE GREY RIVER
    Land Management
    Western Australian Biodiversity Science Research Priority Regions Deserts
    Marine
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Durack
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements Lake Disappointment Project Mining and Indigenous Land Use Agreement
    Local Government Areas 2011 East Pilbara (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated East Pilbara
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Martu and Ngurrara
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Martu and Ngurrara WCD2002/002
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 1122
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 2073
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF WA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) EAST PILBARA
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) EAST PILBARA
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA - OUTBACK (NORTH)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) DURACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) DURACK
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) EAST PILBARA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) EAST PILBARA - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) SOUTH HEDLAND
    PSMA Localities (2018) TELFER
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very 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 (WA)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) PILBARA, MP
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) PILBARA, MP
    PSMA States (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (WA)
    PSMA Wards (2018) SOUTH WARD
    Statistical Local Areas East Pilbara (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Savory Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Nssc
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Sandland Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Little Sandy Desert
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Other special rights, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native grasslands and minimally modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Hummock Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Hummock grasslands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Other Crown Land
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Hummock grasslands
    Vegetation types - present Hummock grasslands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 6180020.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0994
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 8.810573E-4
    Endemism (Non-marine) 8.810573E-4
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 3.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) -0.0 index
    Species Richness 1.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.0664982
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 162.76 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 21.195 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.15161237
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -5.0602875
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 33.324165 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 17.910833 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 32.139984 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.07268998
    Aridity index - month max 0.16042145
    Aridity index - month min 0.0076554324
    Evaporation - annual mean 279.89722 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 7598.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 414.05237 mm
    Evaporation - month min 138.06825 mm
    Evaporation - variability 40.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 55.112053 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 43.20275 %
    Humidity - month max relative 70.29854 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 54.363777 %
    Humidity - month min relative 35.638504 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 35.638504 %
    Precipitation - annual 232.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 292.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 19.583334 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 1.0779221
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 40.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 2.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 14.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.16455697
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 107.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -4.714286
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 152.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 51.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 27.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 171.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 22.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 24.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.7 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 31.0125 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 23.9 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 15.8675 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 36.684143 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 33.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 6.54 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 15.6 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 15.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 23.8 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.46 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 38.65 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.06
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.73 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 39.6 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.9 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 30.6 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 191.70494 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 263.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 37.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 4.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 16.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 76.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 133.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 64.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 139.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 239.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 320.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 71.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 156.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 151.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 211.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 47.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 6068.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 391.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 310.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 303.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to coast 3.562373 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.45705578 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 313641.44 m
    Remoteness index 16.172047
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 19.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 347.0 %
    Runoff - average 127.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 23.35023
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 39.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.42 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 23.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3034122 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.07252761 %
    Clay % 9.456824 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 300.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.09
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.17
    Nutrient status 1.05 index
    Soil depth 0.8 m
    Soil pedality 1.8596101
    Water holding capacity 39000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 14.43793
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.80146 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 38.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 62.833332 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 564.0 m
    Elevation 562.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.0735192 degrees
    Topographic relief 28.05896 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.465031 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1445 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 19.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 44.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 39.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 17.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0038 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 26.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 1.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2411 NDVI