Occurrence record: MBA:MBA 7332.1

PreservedSpecimen of Thaumastochloa rariflora recorded on 1992-05-11

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution code Australian Tropical Herbarium
Supplied institution code "CNS"
Collection code Australian Tropical Herbarium
Catalog number MBA 7332.1
Occurrence ID CNS:MBA:MBA 7332.1
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by Qld Herbarium (BRI replicate)
Collector Waterhouse, B.M.
Record number 2535
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence remarks Soil: sandy silt with red/brown concretionary ironstone pebbles on surface. Prostrate to ascending grass with 'spiky' inflorescence. Old leaf bases red-coloured. Occasional patches around village area. Collected on NAQS joint survey for pests and diseases.
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Collection code MBA
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date 1992-05-11
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Thaumastochloa rariflora
Supplied scientific name "Thaumastochloa rariflora (F.M.Bailey) C.E.Hubb."
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Poaceae
Genus Thaumastochloa
Species Thaumastochloa rariflora
Taxonomic issue Match to misapplied name
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship (F.M.Bailey) C.E.Hubb.

Geospatial

Country Papua New Guinea
State / Province Western
Locality Morehead. Government station on Morehead River c. 170km west northwest of Daru.
Habitat Flat to undulating site with relatively open woodland (Acacia, Eucalyptus and Melaleuca spp) surrounding settlement.
Latitude -8.7153496748
Supplied as: "-8.7167000000"
Longitude 141.6508751942
Supplied as: "141.6500000000"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "AGD66"
Minimum elevation in meters 31
Maximum elevation in meters 31
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 1600.0
Georeference protocol automatically generated
Verbatim coordinates 8,43,,S,141,39,,E
Country code PG

Additional properties

Type PhysicalObject

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater New Guinea Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Southwest New Guinea - Trans-Fly Lowland
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Trans Fly Savanna And Grasslands
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated woodlands
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arafura Sea
    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.035360668
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 1.9506173 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.6365142 index
    Species Richness 0.20987654 frequency
    Climate
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1741.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 200.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 41.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 170.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 55.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 573.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 275.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 773.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 265.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 107.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 213.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 251.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 77.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 257.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 71.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 897.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 320.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 273.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 270.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 221016.42 m
    Topography
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 22.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.0 degrees