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Occurrence record: PERTH:PERTH 1621890

PreservedSpecimen of Melastoma affine recorded on 1985-09-01

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution code Western Australia, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Supplied institution code "PERTH"
Collection code Western Australian Herbarium
Catalog number PERTH 1621890
Occurrence ID PERTH:PERTH:PERTH 1621890
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Paul G. Wilson
Collector Foulkes, P.R.
Record number 289
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence remarks Shrub 2 m, flowers pinkish-purple.
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Collection code PERTH
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date 1985-09-01
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 1 Sep 1985

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 Western Australia
Supplied as: "WA"
Locality Wyndham-East Kimberley (S)
Locality Kuri Bay Dam on Creek Number 1, Kuri Bay, Bonaparte Archipelago, NW Kimberley
Habitat In bed of creek.
Latitude -15.4833333295
Supplied as: "-15.4833333300"
Longitude 124.5
Supplied as: "124.5000000000"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "GDA94"
Verbatim locality Kuri Bay Dam on Creek Number 1, Kuri Bay, Bonaparte Archipelago, NW Kimberley
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Dambimangari
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Western Australia Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    NRM Regions Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Kimberley
    IBRA 6 Regions Northern Kimberley
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Mitchell
    IBRA 7 Regions Northern Kimberley
    IBRA 7 Subregions Mitchell
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Kimberly 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 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 PRINCE REGENT RIVER
    River Regions PRINCE REGENT RIVER
    Land Management
    Western Australian Biodiversity Science Research Priority Regions Kimberley
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bonaparte Coast
    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 Protected Areas 2013 Dambimangari
    LGA Boundaries (deprecated) Wyndham-East Kimberley
    Local Government Areas Wyndham-East Kimberley (S)
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Dambimangari
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) DURACK
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MINING AND PASTORAL REGION
    Statistical Local Areas Wyndham-East Kimberley (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Kimberley Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Lskw
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kimberley Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Kimberley Plateau
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous managed, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Tropical Eucalypt Woodlands/Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Tropical Eucalyptus forest and woodlands with a tall annual grassy understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 2080135.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 0.0 dse
    Natural resource management expenditure 6180020.0 $
    Natural resource management expenditure - additional 1.0 $/ha
    Sheep numbers 0.0 dse
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.3886
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.8727
    Endemism 0.016697513
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.018709535
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.395
    Migratory species (2008) 16.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 4.234568 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 1.732868 index
    Species Richness 0.8888889 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.44202936
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.658409
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.0020259493
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 235.58958 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 295.75 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 187.54 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.35 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.35 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 65.00746 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 77.0244 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 56.159035 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 98.74834 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.47 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.10332445
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 4.9758067 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -6.4918494 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 79.37563
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -8.44885
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 71.15208
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 316.64 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -136.84125 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -287.95 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 125.71002 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 26.88 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 21.851667 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 17.64 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 33.55 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 22.959167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 17.75 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 17.58 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 31.48 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.3999939 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.769989 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 13.899994 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 10.590836 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -1.8299866 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.710022 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.5 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 35.33 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 26.5 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.5228588
    Aridity index - month max 1.8386235
    Aridity index - month min 0.0049643917
    Evaporation - annual mean 196.67058 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 19169.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 246.68842 mm
    Evaporation - month min 160.48438 mm
    Evaporation - variability 12.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.39 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.14 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.36 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 69.973076 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 64.32726 %
    Humidity - month max relative 81.39978 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 76.25789 %
    Humidity - month min relative 55.6476 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 55.6476 %
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1289.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index 0.4381071
    Precipitation - annual mean 97.1246 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 7.3056197
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 8.364318
    Precipitation - autumn 335.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 0.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 21.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.108303875
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 6.498752 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months -5.9731183 mm/day
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 126.0 mm
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 27.84046
    Precipitation - spring 36.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season -0.6066685
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -8.013717
    Precipitation - summer 764.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season 0.9831223
    Precipitation - summer or winter season 25.89741
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 416.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 331.4984 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 88.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 967.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter 27.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -99.545975 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -241.68842 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min 138.2028 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 19.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 22.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 27.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 17.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 27.05387 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 21.895397 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 17.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 13.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 24.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 20.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 31.951668 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.3 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 21.595833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 21.7872 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 16.23 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 16.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 24.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 29.64 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.5 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.4 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.58 %
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 41.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 1.6600037 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 2.8600159 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 13.410004 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 12.817746 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 10.355835 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min 6.6374097 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max -1.789978 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min -2.6399841 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.2099915 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 33.74 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 37.77621 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.69
    Temperature - warmest month min 25.16 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 34.5 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.4 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.7 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 0.89777625 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 0.96310085 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 1.13676 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 1.13676 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.5872164 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 0.63341594 KPa
    Wind run - annual mean 196.95378 km/day
    Wind run - month max 272.44437 km/day
    Wind run - month min 137.76604 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 4.132893 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 3.6825697 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 4.899137 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 5.099353 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 4.6989217 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 5.099353 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 3.1995687 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 2.8993533 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 2.8993533 m/s
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1274.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 18.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 2.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 9.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 128.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 140.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 402.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 1003.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 282.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 151.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 192.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 255.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 93.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 277.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 61.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1735.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 343.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 300.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 291.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.042426407 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.02 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.042426407 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1497.2048 m
    Remoteness index 18.0
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1284.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 69.0 %
    Runoff - average 10990.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.043511 Pascals
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.854256 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.09535808 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.7441541 mg/m^3
    Social
    Disadvantaged 947.058 points (mean=1000)
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.34859005
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.0020259493
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 168.97173 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 51.44702 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 31.373106
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 0.18233542
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 19.190754 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 144.80302 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 30.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.71 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 16.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 157.5362 Gal
    Bulk density 1.1093843 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon - organic 0.21524724 %
    Carbon store pre-European 21.59335 kgC/ha
    Clay % 10.374384 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.3772748
    Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    Crop factor - month min 0.0049643917
    Erodibility 37.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 100.0 %
    Erosivity 13865.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 175.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 22.5
    Lithology - age range 450.0 my
    Lithology - fertility 3.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 1812.5 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 3.2582781 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 2.6532125 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -97.0 nT
    Moisture - average 36.0 %
    Moisture - variability 12.0 %
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.43
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.05
    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) 98.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.44
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 1820.959 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 23.24907 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 26.12831 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.15 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.6514778
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 4.737391 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 316.02216 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 4.215349 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.4 m
    Soil pedality 1.6514778
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 3.720685
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water deficit - month max 130.65245 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 44.553337 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water holding capacity 52000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 72.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean -1.125 MPa
    Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 33.95473
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Water stress index - month min 0.44679525
    Water surplus - annual mean 26.28103 mm
    Water surplus - month max 154.68253 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 1.77819 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 159.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 163.875 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 117.0 m
    Elevation 93.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.2622811 degrees
    Topographic relief 104.3214 m
    Topographic roughness 28.35733 %
    Topographic slope (%) 4.936892 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.345 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 33.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.005 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.9 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 44.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 4.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4696 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 86.333336 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 86.333336 Day