Occurrence record: CANB:CANB 221243.1

PreservedSpecimen of Melastoma affine

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 221243.1
Occurrence ID CANB:CANB:CANB 221243.1
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by Whiffin, T.
Identified date 1990-06
Collector Hinz, D.
Record number 71-1610D
Reproductive condition buds, fertile
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence remarks Spreading shrub 6 feet. Open habit, many stemmed.
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Collection code CANB
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1990-06

Event

Date precision Not Supplied

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 East Arnhem (S)
Locality Giddy River area, Gove.
Habitat Grows in swamps or on river side in sandy soil.
Latitude -12.3500000000
Longitude 136.7000000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 10000.0
Georeference protocol topo
Verbatim coordinates 12,21,,S,136,42,,E
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Dhimurru
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Dhimurru
    Collaborative Australian Protected Areas Database (CAPAD) 2010 Dhimurru
    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 Nature conservation
    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 Arnhem Coast
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Arnhem Coast P3
    IBRA 7 Regions Arnhem Coast
    IBRA 7 Subregions Nhulunbuy
    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 BUCKINGHAM RIVER
    River Regions BUCKINGHAM 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
    Indigenous Protected Areas 2013 Dhimurru
    LGA Boundaries (deprecated) East Arnhem - Bal
    Local Government Areas East Arnhem (S)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) NHULUNBUY
    Statistical Local Areas East Arnhem (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Arnhem Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czu
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Top End Coastal Plains
    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 Tropical Eucalypt Woodlands/Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Tropical Eucalyptus forest and woodlands with a tall annual grassy understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Tropical eucalypt woodlands/grasslands
    Vegetation types - present Tropical eucalypt woodlands/grasslands

    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 0.5638
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.1679
    Endemism 0.0108348215
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.012277929
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 4.111111 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 0.6666667 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.6417427
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.7997944
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.017175764
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 180.50209 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 221.48 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 145.9 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.46 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.12 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.44 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 74.89675 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 83.28611 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 69.604645 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 107.253334 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 3.43 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.07116205
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 4.292763 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -5.229344 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 20.515976
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -12.710657
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 18.955173
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 267.88 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -73.24875 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -216.65 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 116.69 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 27.39 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 20.630833 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 15.89 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 31.761665 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 23.836666 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 13.399994 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 20.27 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 29.15 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.3600159 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.100006 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 9.73999 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 7.924998 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -1.4200134 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -1.5899963 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 6.4400024 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 33.67 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 26.45 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.6110079
    Aridity index - month max 1.6561394
    Aridity index - month min 0.013309681
    Evaporation - annual mean 194.19733 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 22282.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 243.19984 mm
    Evaporation - month min 156.3878 mm
    Evaporation - variability 10.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.46 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.21 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.42 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 82.59363 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 74.15665 %
    Humidity - month max relative 88.46023 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 82.27103 %
    Humidity - month min relative 68.98721 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 68.98721 %
    Precipitation - annual 1303.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1359.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index 0.18557751
    Precipitation - annual mean 108.75 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 1.936747
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 2.942598
    Precipitation - autumn 547.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 27.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 29.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 14.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.08974359
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 4.3182797 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months -4.975269 mm/day
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 102.0 mm
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 16.317074
    Precipitation - spring 48.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season -0.6115572
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -9.94
    Precipitation - spring reliability 16.0 %
    Precipitation - summer 669.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season 0.7409986
    Precipitation - summer or winter season 14.952381
    Precipitation - summer reliability 63.0 %
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 505.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 260.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 69.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 817.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter 41.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter reliability 19.0 %
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -85.447334 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -230.69984 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min 102.6122 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 20.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 18.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 22.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 27.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 15.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 27.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 20.566668 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 15.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 18.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 19.3 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 30.404167 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.1 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 22.509167 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 14.412048 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 13.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 19.38 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 19.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 24.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 27.69 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 7.9 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.5 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.58 %
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 38.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 1.3299866 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 2.289978 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 9.649994 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 15.3916025 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 7.8949966 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min 10.376992 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max -1.3300171 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min -1.7200012 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 6.5700073 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 32.42 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 35.406864 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.57
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.96 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 33.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.0 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.3 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 0.52947843 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 0.59877527 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 0.69694066 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 0.69694066 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.3731029 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 0.45475388 KPa
    Wind run - annual mean 168.22096 km/day
    Wind run - month max 210.88965 km/day
    Wind run - month min 130.7109 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 3.814208 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 2.8490422 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 4.204917 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 4.7 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 3.709834 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 4.7 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 2.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 1.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 1.9 m/s
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1410.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 41.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 3.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 18.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 97.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 512.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 278.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 814.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 268.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 140.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 193.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 244.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 84.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 256.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 60.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1672.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 333.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 287.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 281.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.01 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.08 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.01 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 7472.0615 m
    Remoteness index 13.876922
    Fire
    Fire frequency 2.0 frequency
    Time since last burn 2.0 years
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 2216.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 37.0 %
    Runoff - average 9070.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Age 24.5 years
    Age - prime group 31.4 Count
    Disadvantaged 560.994 points (mean=1000)
    Education - degrees 3.5 %
    Education - vocational training 7.9 %
    Employment 1.6 %
    Home ownership 4.5 %
    Income - high 34.4 %
    Income - low 6.2 %
    Internet 19.4 %
    Population - change 12.4 count
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.2 people/km^2
    Unemployment rate 9.4 %
    Work force - older 15.3 Count
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.5086537
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.017175764
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 62.366394 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 15.252231 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.91031766 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 45.778835
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 1.5458188
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 20.799334 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 102.84 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 157.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.54 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 8.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 159.2809 Gal
    Bulk density 1.4181532 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon - organic 0.2866787 %
    Carbon store pre-European 28.80174 kgC/ha
    Clay % 15.541667 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.51232433
    Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    Crop factor - month min 0.013309681
    Erodibility 13.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 0.0 %
    Erosivity 9097.0 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 62.0 nT
    Moisture - average 45.0 %
    Moisture - variability 11.0 %
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.52
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.11
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.01
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.02
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 85.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.6
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 2446.803 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 28.0698 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 28.073761 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 0.0
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 5.124278 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 443.93475 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 5.123556 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 4.517441
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water deficit - month max 83.919235 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 19.757471 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 -0.9269102 MPa
    Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 46.109188
    Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    Water stress index - month min 1.1978712
    Water surplus - annual mean 16.197607 mm
    Water surplus - month max 118.25098 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.85346 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 236.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 61.75 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 10.0 m
    Elevation 24.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 6.465553
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 31.25 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.10328737 degrees
    Topographic relief 7.554213 m
    Topographic roughness 13.67454 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.4561317 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 3.919208
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4498 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 53.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.002 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.6 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 62.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 13.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.6529 NDVI