Occurrence record: NSW:NSW 536425

PreservedSpecimen of Melastoma affine recorded on 1975-09-18

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution code The Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust
Supplied institution code "NSW"
Collection code National Herbarium of New South Wales
Catalog number NSW 536425
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by Whiffin, T.P.
Identified date 1990-06
Collector Henshall, T.S.
Record number 1094
Reproductive condition buds; flowers
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Establishment means native
Occurrence remarks Rare shrub 3 m. Mauve flowers.
Occurrence status present
Collection code NSW
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1990-06

Event

Collecting date 1975-09-18
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 Victoria-Daly (S)
Locality Jasper Gorge.
Habitat At base of sheer rock wall on top of scree slope.
Latitude -16.03
Longitude 130.72
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Jasper Gorge.
Coordinate precision Unknown
Verbatim coordinates 16,02,,S,130,43,,E,
Biome Terrestrial

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    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Judbarra / Gregory
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Judbarra / Gregory
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    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 Ord Victoria Plain
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Ord-Victoria Plains P3
    IBRA 7 Regions Ord Victoria Plain
    IBRA 7 Subregions Gregory
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Victoria Plains Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Temperature and moisture are more seasonal strongly developed wet and dry seasons and the growing season is shorter
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Tropical: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Tropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Hummock grassland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 VICTORIA RIVER-WISO
    River Regions VICTORIA RIVER-WISO
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bonaparte Coast
    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) Victoria
    Local Government Areas Victoria-Daly (S)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) STUART
    Statistical Local Areas Victoria-Daly (S) Bal
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Victoria River Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qrc
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Ord-Victoria Plateaus
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous owned, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus low open woodlands with tussock grass
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 5700535.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 0.0 dse
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Natural resource management expenditure - additional 0.0 $/ha
    Phosphorus 0.02 t/ha
    Sheep numbers 0.0 dse
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6691
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.6044
    Endemism 0.007564285
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.00790816
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 10.9382715 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.0794415 index
    Species Richness 2.3209877 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.28192285
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 0.9906827
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 7.211029E-4
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 232.8375 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 304.08 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 185.22 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.22 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.26 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 49.178036 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 58.7519 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 42.199745 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 63.4475 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.17 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.5436162
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 2.5139892 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -3.142269 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 177.91185
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.82944995
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 132.12404
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 196.73 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -169.39 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -283.47998 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min -1.800003 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 25.9 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 22.19 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 18.83 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 35.9425 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.505 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 25.97998 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 13.99 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 31.07 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 3.230011 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 4.7099915 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 17.73999 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 14.437495 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.7099915 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -3.399994 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 11.100006 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 39.97 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 26.24 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.26460546
    Aridity index - month max 0.9500507
    Aridity index - month min 5.303905E-10
    Evaporation - annual mean 227.34123 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 16599.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 301.2571 mm
    Evaporation - month min 178.2571 mm
    Evaporation - variability 15.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.25 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.24 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 64.6331 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 48.5319 %
    Humidity - month max relative 78.81719 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 57.923218 %
    Humidity - month min relative 41.640152 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 41.640152 %
    Precipitation - annual 699.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 818.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index 0.76993525
    Precipitation - annual mean 57.646564 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 15.788687
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 17.204178
    Precipitation - autumn 155.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 14.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.1825283E-7 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.5225806
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 1.7774193 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months -3.364516 mm/day
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 118.0 mm
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 112.9397
    Precipitation - spring 82.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season -0.14594458
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.902439
    Precipitation - spring reliability 21.0 %
    Precipitation - summer 454.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season 2.7996864
    Precipitation - summer or winter season 89.55176
    Precipitation - summer reliability 49.0 %
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 266.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 178.75877 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 57.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 573.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter reliability 0.0 %
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -169.69467 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -282.2571 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min -9.398315 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 22.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 19.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 20.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 26.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 18.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 26.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 22.333334 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 18.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 10.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 24.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 22.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 33.855 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 19.418333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 31.800018 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 26.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 11.81 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 12.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 22.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 28.88 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.3 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.3 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.55 %
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 44.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 3.3000183 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 4.4100037 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 17.559998 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 7.0192213 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 14.436668 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min 1.443616 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max -2.630005 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min -3.880005 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 10.899994 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.77 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 41.614754 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.21
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.05 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 38.7 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 31.3 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 30.3 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 1.4004213 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 1.5342784 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 2.098551 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 2.098551 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.85162616 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 1.1684923 KPa
    Wind run - annual mean 109.57493 km/day
    Wind run - month max 121.315155 km/day
    Wind run - month min 91.4 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 2.3916667 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 2.175 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 2.7 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 2.7 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 2.7 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 2.7 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 2.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 1.6 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 1.6 m/s
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 766.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 6.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 6.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 110.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 376.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 188.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 503.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 274.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 254.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 128.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 221.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 142.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 221.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 55.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3573.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 382.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 310.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 298.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.381919 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.053851645 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 75661.4 m
    Remoteness index 16.739765
    Fire
    Fire frequency 2.0 frequency
    Time since last burn 8.0 years
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 745.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 80.0 %
    Runoff - average 2133.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Age 25.9 years
    Age - prime group 30.3 Count
    Disadvantaged 782.162 points (mean=1000)
    Education - degrees 3.5 %
    Education - vocational training 18.9 %
    Employment 49.8 %
    Home ownership 32.5 %
    Income - high 32.9 %
    Income - low 11.8 %
    Internet 22.5 %
    Population - change -1.1 count
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Unemployment rate 3.8 %
    Work force - older 17.6 Count
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.28118607
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 7.211029E-4
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 210.89346 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 74.08917 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.4010438 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -0.31252488 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 25.306747
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 0.06489926
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 6.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.3 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 10.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies -74.56895 Gal
    Bulk density 1.7048107 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon - organic 0.19287398 %
    Carbon store pre-European 18.9201 kgC/ha
    Clay % 46.327026 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.26437312
    Crop factor - month max 0.8999999
    Crop factor - month min 5.303905E-10
    Erodibility 79.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 68.75 %
    Erosivity 5478.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 9.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 2.588 my
    Lithology - fertility 2.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 1.294 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 0.11193429 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 0.41296428 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -48.0 nT
    Moisture - average 34.0 %
    Moisture - variability 10.0 %
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.31
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.01
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 0.96
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.86
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.0
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.01
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 116.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.31
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 1607.475 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 20.50036 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 18.30614 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.5 index
    Pedality hydrological score 3.545946
    Ph - soil 5.0 ph
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 3.305733 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 228.56523 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 3.701966 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 3.545946
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 1.0
    Topographic wetness index 11.37823
    Unreliable water retention parameters 77.77778
    Water deficit - month max 203.18018 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 79.833435 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water holding capacity 28000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 42.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean -1.4299108 MPa
    Water potential - month max -0.65892947 MPa
    Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 23.79358
    Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    Water stress index - month min 4.7735146E-8
    Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.74491 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 155.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 186.54167 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 119.0 m
    Elevation 143.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 2.7867243 degrees
    Topographic relief 11.59309 m
    Topographic roughness 2.584579 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.8613918 %
    Valley bottom % 18.75 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 1.989763
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3383 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 40.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0103 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.9 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 30.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 3.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5575 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 51.22222 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 53.0 Day