Occurrence record: MEL:MEL 2484468A

PreservedSpecimen of Erica caffra | Kaffir heath recorded on 2016-05-17

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium IPT
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 2484468A
Occurrence ID ca7c77f0-210a-4bad-b56f-9635147cb993
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by Schuster, T.M.
Identified date 2016-05-17
Collector Schuster, T.M.
Record number TMS16-02
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Establishment means cultivated
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2016-05-17
Identification ID 467b5617-9897-4c27-9edc-3f0df1914c8c

Event

Collecting date 2016-05-17
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Erica caffra
Taxon rank species
Common name Kaffir heath
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Ericales
Family Ericaceae
Genus Erica
Species Erica caffra
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship L.

Geospatial

Country Australia
State / Province Victoria
Locality Baw Baw (S)
Locality Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne, South Africa bed.
Habitat Garden setting, cultivated.
Latitude -37.8303889000
Longitude 145.9786111000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system degrees minutes seconds
Verbatim locality Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne, South Africa bed.
Coordinate precision 0.0000278000
Verbatim SRS EPSG:4326
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 145° 58' 43.0" E
Verbatim latitude 37° 49' 49.4" S

Additional properties

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    Cultivated / escapee Warning
    Basis of record not supplied Passed
    Basis of record badly formed Passed
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    Collection code not recognised Passed
    Institution code not recognised Passed
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    Name not supplied Passed
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    Name not in national checklists Passed
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    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Passed
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    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No practices
    GER National Corridor GER National Corridor
    GER Standard Boundary GER Standard Boundary
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Forestry
    NRM Regions 2010 West Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2014 West Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2015 West Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2017 West Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) West Gippsland
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No practices reported
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No practices reported
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No practices
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 West Gippsland
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IBRA 6 Regions South Eastern Highlands
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Highlands - Southern Fall
    IBRA 7 Regions South Eastern Highlands
    IBRA 7 Subregions Highlands-Southern Fall
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated woodlands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: no dry season (warm summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt forest (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (Victoria)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 MITCHELL-THOMSON RIVERS
    River Regions MITCHELL-THOMSON RIVERS
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Mcmillan
    Local Government Areas 2011 Baw Baw (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Baw Baw - Pt B West
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 BAW BAW SHIRE
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 4
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 497
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF VIC.
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) MOUNT BAW BAW REGION
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) BAW BAW
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) LATROBE - GIPPSLAND
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) MCMILLAN
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) MONASH
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) BAW BAW
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) BAW BAW
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) VICTORIA EXC. MELBOURNE
    PSMA Localities (2018) NOOJEE
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Inner Regional 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 (VIC.)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) EASTERN VICTORIA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) NARRACAN
    PSMA States (2016) VICTORIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (VIC.)
    PSMA Wards (2018) EAST WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Baw Baw (S) - Pt B West
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Lachlan Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Dg239
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kosciuszkan Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 East Victorian Uplands
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Tall Open
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Forests
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus tall open forests and open forests with ferns, herbs, sedges, rushes or wet tussock grasses
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Multiple Use Forest
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open forest

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 4641911.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.982
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.2928
    Endemism 0.012666935
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.014383276
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 14490.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.9862957 index
    Species Richness 1182.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.1884422
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 43.68 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 90.5175 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 53.31 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.290198
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.28899822
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 18.8225 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 7.3808336 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 22.839996 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.812816
    Aridity index - month max 3.9501493
    Aridity index - month min 0.45006
    Evaporation - annual mean 85.760475 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 20512.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 163.77061 mm
    Evaporation - month min 27.74851 mm
    Evaporation - variability 4.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.38 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 85.603645 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 75.91641 %
    Humidity - month max relative 92.80377 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 86.40672 %
    Humidity - month min relative 64.81183 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 64.81183 %
    Precipitation - annual 1401.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1216.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 105.538826 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.23580737
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 365.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 69.509056 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 14.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 209.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.3112651
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 23.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.3101806
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 216.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 135.29924 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 32.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 386.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 14.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 46.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.4 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 16.933332 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 12.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 5.730833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 21.778442 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 23.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 1.75 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 2.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 7.2 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 11.1 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 23.8 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.34
    Temperature - warmest month min 9.89 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 25.1 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 16.9 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 9.0 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 156.6466 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1343.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 415.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 49.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 212.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 26.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 212.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 148.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 437.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 121.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 229.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 21.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 70.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 112.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 171.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 48.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3915.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 250.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 171.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 76.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.6389053 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.02 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 59846.918 m
    Remoteness index 3.0463598
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 5531.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 19.0 %
    Runoff - average 5281.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.56497175 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 18.3 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 180.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.0 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 23.0 %
    Bulk density 1.199593 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 5.0856037 %
    Clay % 47.020878 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 133.33333 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.89
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 2.0 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.3 m
    Soil pedality 3.6
    Water holding capacity 40000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.41815 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 82.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 443.875 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 340.0 m
    Elevation 422.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 4.1669025 degrees
    Topographic relief 118.7121 m
    Topographic slope (%) 9.686508 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3797 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 92.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0528 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 6.0 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 87.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 14.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.8841 NDVI