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Occurrence record: MEL:MEL 2174556A

Specimen of Cenchrus basedowii recorded on 2002-04-20

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution code Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Supplied institution code "MEL"
Collection code National Herbarium of Victoria
Supplied collection code "MEL"
Catalog number MEL 2174556A
Occurrence ID 15b4e068-6374-11e1-bc2b-000c2907ead9
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Sheet
Identified by Gebert, W.A.
Identified date 2017-04-10
Collector Bean, A.R.
Record number 18738
Reproductive condition flowers
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
Previous identifications Pennisetum basedowii Summerh. & C.E.Hubb.
Rightsholder Royal Botanic Gardens Board
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2017-04-10
Identification ID 9735fe7c-7d2b-4a49-9168-f440ef454ac3

Event

Occurrence date 2002-04-20
Supplied as year:2002  month:4  day:20 
Date precision Day
Start day of year 110
Event ID 46925e96-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Taxonomy

Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Lilianae | Poales | Poaceae | Cenchrus
Scientific name Cenchrus basedowii
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Poaceae
Genus Cenchrus
Species Cenchrus basedowii
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (Summerh. & C.E.Hubb.) Morrone
Nomenclatural code ICN

Geospatial

Higher geography Oceania | Australia
Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Locality Tablelands (R)
Locality Access road to 'Bellvue', NNW of Chillagoe. Map ref.: 55 187133 8159107. 7764-871591.
Habitat Grassland to open woodland with Eucalyptus dallachiana, E. chlorophylla, E. confertiflora. Grader grass common. Black clay soil.
Latitude -16.6297000000
Longitude 144.0675000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "epsg:4326"
Verbatim coordinate system degrees minutes decimal seconds
Verbatim locality Access road to 'Bellvue', NNW of Chillagoe. Map ref.: 55 187133 8159107. 7764-871591.
Coordinate precision 0.0002777778
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 1000.0
Georeferenced by Bean, A.R.
Location ID a454fa69-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da
Continent Oceania
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 144° 4' 3" E
Verbatim latitude 16° 37' 47" S

Additional properties

identified by id http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q21513843
recorded by id http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q4772089

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    Additional political boundaries information

    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 - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Gulf
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble mulched
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble mulched
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 = other cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Gulf
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Gulf Plains
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Holroyd Plain - Red Plateau
    IBRA 7 Regions Gulf Plains
    IBRA 7 Subregions Holroyd Plain-Red Plateau
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Carpentaria 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) Tropical: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Tropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Carpentaria Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 MITCHELL-COLEMAN RIVERS (QLD)
    River Regions MITCHELL-COLEMAN RIVERS (QLD)
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central and Southern 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 Kennedy
    Local Government Areas 2011 Tablelands (R)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Mareeba
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 MAREEBA SHIRE
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 57
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1654
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) TABLELANDS
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) FAR NORTH
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) QUEENSLAND - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) KENNEDY
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) KENNEDY
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) KURANDA - CROYDON
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) ETHERIDGE TABLELANDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) CAIRNS - ATHERTON
    PSMA Localities (2018) WROTHAM
    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 (QLD)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) COOK
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) COOK
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (QLD)
    Statistical Local Areas Tablelands (R) - Mareeba
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Carpentaria Lowlands Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Ksrl
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Carpentaria Lowlands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Bulimba Plateau
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Savannas
    Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Replaced
    Vegetation types - native Other forests and woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Other forests and woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3003802.0 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.032055 t/ha
    Potassium 0.116754 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.3189
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.3846
    Endemism 0.021779614
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.021880431
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 687.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.307408 index
    Species Richness 261.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.3774796
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 138.14 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 68.40583 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.91 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.30259144
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.2574015
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 33.603333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 19.940834 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 22.619995 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.4054187
    Aridity index - month max 1.4987361
    Aridity index - month min 0.018387306
    Evaporation - annual mean 182.38483 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 16912.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 260.69766 mm
    Evaporation - month min 128.14137 mm
    Evaporation - variability 16.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.36 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.21 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.32 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 74.48625 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 57.244194 %
    Humidity - month max relative 83.71175 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 68.5175 %
    Humidity - month min relative 46.745865 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 46.745865 %
    Precipitation - annual 854.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 885.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 71.25 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 12.525424
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 10.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 6.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.4375
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 119.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.2692307
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 431.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 223.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 59.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 627.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 20.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 16.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.7 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 31.220833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 25.8 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 18.283333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 21.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 22.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 13.24 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 13.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 21.9 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 13.6 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.6 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.6 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 34.5 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.93
    Temperature - warmest month min 22.29 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 36.1 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 28.9 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.4 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 117.438 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1018.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 16.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 3.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 11.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 114.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 487.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 266.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 702.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 258.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 212.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 146.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 223.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 131.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 232.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 61.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2418.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 358.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 286.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 276.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.352036 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.12165525 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 156393.58 m
    Remoteness index 14.270078
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 877.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 75.0 %
    Runoff - average 3038.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM 196.45 m
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.3 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 98.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.32 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 49.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3471053 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.33655715 %
    Clay % 56.93421 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 0.120000005 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.41
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.98
    Nutrient status 2.0 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 4.1973686
    Water holding capacity 14000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.92612 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 210.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 79.125 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 200.0 m
    Elevation 192.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.2567723 degrees
    Topographic relief 9.204468 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.5642114 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4353 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 70.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0086 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 2.8 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 46.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 3.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7888 NDVI