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Occurrence record: CANB:CANB 586938.1

PreservedSpecimen of Melastoma affine recorded on 1972-06-24

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution code Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research
Supplied institution code "CANB"
Collection code Australian National Herbarium
Catalog number CANB 586938.1
Occurrence ID CANB:CANB:CANB 586938.1
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by Lepschi, B.J.
Identified date 2011-11-25
Collector Latz, P.K.
Record number 2971
Reproductive condition buds, flowers, fertile
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence remarks Spreading shrub to 2 m, flowers rich pink.
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Collection code CANB
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2011-11-25

Event

Collecting date 1972-06-24
Date precision Day

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 Northern Territory
Locality Roper Gulf (S)
Locality Arnhem Land.
Habitat In jungle in small gorge.
Latitude -13.2000000000
Longitude 134.5500000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 1000.0
Georeference protocol unknown
Verbatim coordinates 13,12,,S,134,33,,E
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU

Additional properties

Type PhysicalObject

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Managed resource protected areas
    NRM Regions Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Central Arnhem
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Central Arnhem P1
    IBRA 7 Regions Central Arnhem
    IBRA 7 Subregions Wilton
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Arnhem Land 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 BLYTH RIVER
    River Regions BLYTH RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lingiari
    LGA Boundaries (deprecated) Nyirranggulung Mardrulk Ngadberre
    Local Government Areas Roper Gulf (S)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) ARNHEM
    Statistical Local Areas Roper Gulf (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia McArthur Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czu
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Arnhem Plateau
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous owned, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Open
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Forests
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus open forests with a grassy understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open forest

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Natural resource management expenditure - additional 0.0 $/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6074
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.4456
    Endemism 0.006157614
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.010638329
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 0.18518518 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) -0.0 index
    Species Richness 0.024691358 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.53652614
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.7357196
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.0038212326
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 179.63583 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 222.44 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 151.43 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.4 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.08 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.39 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 63.387287 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 75.713776 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 54.853973 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 91.21583 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.69 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.16065441
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 3.6704407 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -4.8565807 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 291.42618
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -5.132202
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 204.24629
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 262.84 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -88.420006 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -220.31 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 111.41 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 26.79 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 21.324167 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 17.44 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 33.65917 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 22.285 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 19.359985 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 17.29 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 30.56 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.0200195 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 3.0999756 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 14.179993 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 11.374158 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -1.7600098 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.6099854 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 8.48999 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 36.65 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 25.71 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.51303923
    Aridity index - month max 1.5761937
    Aridity index - month min 0.005688282
    Evaporation - annual mean 181.664 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 23046.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 233.4 mm
    Evaporation - month min 152.9 mm
    Evaporation - variability 14.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.41 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.16 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.38 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 79.63916 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 62.63811 %
    Humidity - month max relative 88.22894 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 75.15449 %
    Humidity - month min relative 54.167374 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 54.167374 %
    Precipitation - annual 1056.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1179.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index 0.44857386
    Precipitation - annual mean 87.74726 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 7.335993
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 8.401492
    Precipitation - autumn 333.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 23.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.22822823
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 3.4172204 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months -4.5182796 mm/day
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 113.0 mm
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 79.495895
    Precipitation - spring 76.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season -0.33779955
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -3.3376622
    Precipitation - spring reliability 24.0 %
    Precipitation - summer 636.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season 1.9385791
    Precipitation - summer or winter season 69.77413
    Precipitation - summer reliability 73.0 %
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 383.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 241.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 70.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 793.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter reliability 3.0 %
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -93.91673 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -220.4 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min 88.100006 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 18.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 19.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 26.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 17.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 26.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 21.294748 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 17.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 13.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 24.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 20.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 32.144165 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 20.895834 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 21.200012 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 19.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 16.02 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 16.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 23.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 29.01 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 11.3 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 23.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.58 %
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 40.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 2.0799866 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 2.7200012 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 13.809998 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 11.029557 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 11.248332 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min 6.08832 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max -1.769989 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min -2.8600159 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 8.540009 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 35.2 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 37.512596 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.79
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.2 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 35.7 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.6 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.5 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 0.8937403 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 0.972009 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 1.3562305 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 1.2786746 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.55548644 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 0.7075167 KPa
    Wind run - annual mean 103.82992 km/day
    Wind run - month max 124.06835 km/day
    Wind run - month min 83.4 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 2.7833333 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 1.7333333 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 2.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 3.6 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 2.2 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 3.6 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 2.2 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 1.3 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 1.3 m/s
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1141.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 5.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 5.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 110.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 495.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 267.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 774.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 269.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 191.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 163.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 234.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 112.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 234.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 58.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2338.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 354.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 294.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 284.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.077822 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.18248287 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 124918.42 m
    Remoteness index 17.160706
    Fire
    Fire frequency 5.0 frequency
    Time since last burn 1.0 years
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1333.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 67.0 %
    Runoff - average 2593.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Age 22.7 years
    Age - prime group 29.8 Count
    Disadvantaged 672.035 points (mean=1000)
    Education - degrees 3.0 %
    Education - vocational training 8.5 %
    Employment 0.0 %
    Home ownership 12.2 %
    Income - high 16.8 %
    Income - low 25.1 %
    Internet 9.5 %
    Population - change -15.3 count
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Unemployment rate 5.8 %
    Work force - older 14.2 Count
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.4478418
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.0038212326
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 80.41028 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 11.984271 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.0209734 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 40.30576
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 0.34391093
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 13.806084 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 97.27899 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 163.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.47 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 7.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 124.6725 Gal
    Bulk density 1.4181532 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon - organic 0.18317427 %
    Carbon store pre-European 18.23712 kgC/ha
    Clay % 15.541667 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.45758998
    Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    Crop factor - month min 0.005688282
    Erodibility 14.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 0.0 %
    Erosivity 9156.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 300.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 65.5 my
    Lithology - fertility 2.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 32.75 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 1.5152113 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 1.8162413 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -51.0 nT
    Moisture - average 40.0 %
    Moisture - variability 14.0 %
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.46
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.02
    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) 94.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.49
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 1560.082 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 21.94651 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 36.41793 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 0.0
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 6.605337 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 337.34103 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 3.98057 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 1.1 m
    Soil pedality 2.0
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 1.0
    Topographic wetness index 11.60934
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water deficit - month max 84.73044 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 15.917386 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water holding capacity 61000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 161.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean -1.0411906 MPa
    Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 41.183098
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Water stress index - month min 0.51194537
    Water surplus - annual mean 8.187503 mm
    Water surplus - month max 91.41 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.88354 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 106.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 19.583334 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 106.0 m
    Elevation 106.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.15499614 degrees
    Topographic relief 2.062065 m
    Topographic roughness 0.5579417 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.1123003 %
    Valley bottom % 100.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 4.63871
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5598 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 58.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0175 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.9 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 59.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 4.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7992 NDVI