Occurrence record: MEL:MEL 2490057A

PreservedSpecimen of Pentameris


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 2490057A
Occurrence ID 498ba5a0-ee0f-4b8a-b2d6-4cbca9be1762
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Sheet
Identified by Le Get, R.
Identified date 2020-10-29
Collecting number s.n.
Reproductive condition fruit
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
Previous identifications Pentameris speciosa (Lehm. ex Nees) Stapf, Pentameris speciosa Lehm b.
Rightsholder Royal Botanic Gardens Board
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2020-10-29
Identification ID f6365e5b-1809-4998-b224-179318faf3e1
Identification remarks fide: Plants of the World Online, accessed 29 October 2020.


Identification remarks fide: Plants of the World Online, accessed 29 October 2020.
Date precision Not Supplied
Event ID 2d51b0fe-fb54-4408-8a0c-3b1e0facf9ea


Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Lilianae | Poales | Poaceae | Pentameris
Scientific name Pentameris
Supplied scientific name "Pentameris macrocalycina"
Taxon rank genus
Supplied as "species"
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Poaceae
Genus Pentameris
Species Pentameris macrocalycina
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Higher taxon match
The match is based on the higher level classification.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (Steud.) Schweick.
Nomenclatural code ICN


Higher geography Africa | South Africa
Country South Africa
State or Territory Cape Provinces
Locality [No details given.]
Verbatim locality [No details given.]
Location ID cd863f03-9618-4ccd-8d72-4caad21f94da
Continent Africa
Georeference remarks Plants of the World Online states that Pentameris macrocalycina is native to the Cape Provinces of South Africa.
Country code ZA

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