Occurrence record: NSW:NSW 167051

PreservedSpecimen of Melastoma affine recorded on 1898-10-01

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 167051
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by Whiffin, T.P.
Identified date 1990-06
Collector Forsyth, W.
Record number s.n.
Reproductive condition buds; flowers
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Establishment means native
Occurrence status present
Collection code NSW
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1990-06

Event

Collecting date 1898-10-01
Supplied date "1898-10"
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 New South Wales
Locality Tweed Heads.
Latitude -28.1916667
Longitude 153.525
Supplied as: "153.5250000"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "GDA94"
Verbatim locality Tweed Heads.
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 1000.0
Verbatim coordinates 28,11,30,S,153,31,30,E,GDA94
Biome Terrestrial

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    GER Border Ranges GER Border Ranges
    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 - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Urban intensive uses
    NRM Regions Northern Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2015 North Coast
    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 Eastern Coastal Australia
    IBRA 6 Regions South Eastern Queensland
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Southern Coastal Lowlands
    IBRA 7 Regions South Eastern Queensland
    IBRA 7 Subregions Sunshine Coast-Gold Coast Lowlands
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eastern Australian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Warmer and wetter end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Subtropical: no dry season
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Subtropical
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (NSW)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 TWEED RIVER
    River Regions TWEED RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Tweed-Moreton
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Richmond
    NSW Local Land Services Regions North Coast
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) RICHMOND
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Proserpine Region
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia New England-Moreton Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Toowoomba Plateau
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Inland aquatic - freshwater, salt lakes, lagoons
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Freshwater, dams, lakes, lagoons or aquatic plants
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Replaced
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 22568.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 950.0 dse
    Dolomite (acidity) 1.0 t/ha
    Dolomite (physical) 0.0 t/ha
    Gypsum 5.0 t/ha
    Lime 2.0 t/ha
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.4148657E7 $
    Natural resource management expenditure - additional 0.0 $/ha
    Nitrogen -21.762005 t/ha
    Phosphorus -21.904568 t/ha
    Potassium -21.787376 t/ha
    Sheep numbers 143.0 dse
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5063
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.0996
    Endemism 0.04062831
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.020645862
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3794
    Migratory species (2008) 20.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 1329.4321 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.581476 index
    Species Richness 18.790123 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 20.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.1687216
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 2.4150062
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.34476635
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 120.34417 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 175.44 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 65.11 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.53 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.71 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.41 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 75.037415 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 79.59434 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 70.38968 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 130.70334 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 42.72 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.4837888
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 1.7095484 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -1.930839 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 2.1944351
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.0629907
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 1.1894282
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 213.34 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean 10.359165 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -81.19 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 105.80001 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 22.47 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 16.9425 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 10.58 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 25.856667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 16.770834 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 18.47998 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 10.92 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 21.61 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.8899841 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.919983 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 11.100006 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 9.085831 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.3700256 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -3.1100159 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.6400146 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 29.4 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 21.68 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.2147126
    Aridity index - month max 1.9360082
    Aridity index - month min 0.45032588
    Evaporation - annual mean 122.500435 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - month max 183.15471 mm
    Evaporation - month min 70.62736 mm
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.45 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.75 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.34 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 79.707146 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 74.19373 %
    Humidity - month max relative 82.78117 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 78.608246 %
    Humidity - month min relative 69.74976 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 69.74976 %
    Precipitation - annual 1658.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1651.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index 0.070206136
    Precipitation - annual mean 140.22511 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.57639873
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 1.5772815
    Precipitation - autumn 558.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 0.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 248.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 55.471245 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 10.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 188.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.49374816
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 2.4159791 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months -2.2304542 mm/day
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 41.0 mm
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 2.031294
    Precipitation - spring 277.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season -0.12508425
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.0216352
    Precipitation - summer 567.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season 0.12546888
    Precipitation - summer or winter season 1.027607
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 573.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 242.1977 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 53.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 613.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter 280.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean 17.724676 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -67.708984 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min 113.61746 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 16.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 12.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 15.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 22.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 10.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 22.552876 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 16.786572 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 10.5528755 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 26.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 16.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 24.43 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 20.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 15.150833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 20.074493 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 9.25 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 9.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 15.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 20.12 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.0 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.48 %
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 41.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 1.8200073 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 2.6700134 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 11.089996 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 4.44965 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 9.279167 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min 0.42 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max -2.7600098 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min -3.2099915 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.830017 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 28.06 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 33.036766 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.13
    Temperature - warmest month min 20.09 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 28.5 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 24.2 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 23.1 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 0.31705853 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 0.4346762 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 0.51503015 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 0.51503015 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.19519436 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 0.37482643 KPa
    Wind run - annual mean 222.98164 km/day
    Wind run - month max 254.81584 km/day
    Wind run - month min 187.5659 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 5.1075172 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 3.0243332 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 4.5600896 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 5.8 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 3.320179 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 5.8 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 4.27003 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 2.7501493 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 2.7501493 m/s
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.02 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.03605551 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.02 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 2918.618 m
    Remoteness index 0.0
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 99.15612 Percentage
    Marine
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM 5.91 m
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 22.611996 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.073186666 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.54668266 mg/m^3
    Social
    Age 46.75568 years
    Age - prime group 20.550058 Count
    Disadvantaged 865.5878 points (mean=1000)
    Education - degrees 7.5147166 %
    Education - vocational training 25.20705 %
    Employment 1.3955004 %
    Home ownership 65.99977 %
    Income - high 21.34746 %
    Income - low 20.16077 %
    Internet 48.398705 %
    Population - change 12.830575 count
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 367.22775 people/km^2
    Unemployment rate 3.3033416 %
    Work force - older 26.017567 Count
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.866151
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.6768394
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 31.604568 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 4.884798 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.5830467 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 77.95358
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 60.91555
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 27.31367 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 113.27701 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 74.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.27 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 23.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 480.1946 Gal
    Bulk density 1.4265642 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon - organic 10.550972 %
    Carbon store pre-European 67.18814 kgC/ha
    Clay % 34.189663 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.87496334
    Crop factor - month max 0.9
    Crop factor - month min 0.75284827
    Erodibility 54.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 87.5 %
    Erosivity 7895.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 53.333332 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 -83.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.92
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.72
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.78
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 10.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.93
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 5274.919 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 33.62598 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 79.22761 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.1 index
    Pedality hydrological score 3.0759776
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 14.51323 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 1365.8049 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 6.159739 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 1.1 m
    Soil pedality 3.0759776
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 3.0
    Topographic wetness index 10.58403
    Unreliable water retention parameters 53.333332
    Water deficit - month max 23.262238 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 4.097079 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water holding capacity 56000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 100.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean -0.47731912 MPa
    Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 78.7467
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Water stress index - month min 67.75634
    Water surplus - annual mean 34.071804 mm
    Water surplus - month max 126.475494 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.14308 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 277.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 82.0 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Elevation 12.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.5213793 degrees
    Topographic relief 20.03329 m
    Topographic roughness 91.16264 %
    Topographic slope (%) 1.178048 %
    Valley bottom % 31.25 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0782 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 38.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 22.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 39.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 39.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0236 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.9 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NPP Mean 7.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4622 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 106.882355 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 47.588234 Day