Occurrence record: NSW:NSW 696674

PreservedSpecimen of Melastoma affine recorded on 1985-08-31

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 696674
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by Clarkson, J.R.
Collector Clarkson, J.R.
Record number 6187
Reproductive condition fertile
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence remarks A shrub 1.5 - 2 m tall. Leaves paler beneath than above. Flowers mauve, anthers yellow.
Occurrence status present
Collection code NSW
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date 1985-08-31
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 Queensland
Locality Northern Peninsula Area (R)
Locality Burster Creek, 4.3 km S of Bamaga along Telegraph Line.
Habitat Permanent freshwater stream with a sandy bed.
Latitude -10.92
Longitude 142.37
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Burster Creek, 4.3 km S of Bamaga along Telegraph Line.
Minimum elevation in meters 15
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 10000.0
Verbatim coordinates 10,55,,S,142,22,,E,
Biome Terrestrial

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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 Other minimal uses
    NRM Regions Cape York
    NRM Regions 2014 Cape York
    NRM Regions 2015 Cape York
    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 Cape York Peninsula
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Jardine - Pascoe Sandstones
    IBRA 7 Regions Cape York Peninsula
    IBRA 7 Subregions Jardine-Pascoe Sandstones
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Cape York Peninsula Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Equatorial: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Equatorial
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Carpentaria Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 JARDINE RIVER
    River Regions JARDINE RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Leichhardt
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements Northern Peninsula Area Infrastructure ILUA
    LGA Boundaries (deprecated) Umagico
    Local Government Areas Northern Peninsula Area (R)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEICHHARDT
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) COOK
    Statistical Local Areas Northern Peninsula Area (R) - Umagico
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Carpentaria Lowlands Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czl
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Peninsular Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Torres High Islands
    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 Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus woodlands with a tussock grass understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3087449.0 $
    Natural resource management expenditure - additional 0.0 $/ha
    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.0415039
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.04621893
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 30.271605 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 1.0549202 index
    Species Richness 4.4444447 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 7.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.8963749
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 3.3652174
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.017911907
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 180.46083 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 249.9 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 120.75 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.46 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.17 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.43 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 78.1891 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 84.657524 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 72.48386 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 133.23083 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 4.03 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.087301314
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 5.362226 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -5.5301075 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 26.609715
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -10.249065
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 24.906345
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 406.35 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -47.23 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -240.68999 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 285.6 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 26.74 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 19.688334 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 15.07 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 30.9275 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 23.823334 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 11.160004 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 21.79 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 29.08 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.4100037 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.269989 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 8.309998 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 7.104164 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -1.1800232 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -1.2200012 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 6.230011 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 32.95 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 25.3 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.9337686
    Aridity index - month max 2.9769235
    Aridity index - month min 0.030497847
    Evaporation - annual mean 166.24898 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 30342.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 225.25246 mm
    Evaporation - month min 123.785065 mm
    Evaporation - variability 5.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.48 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.27 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.43 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 82.696556 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 77.310684 %
    Humidity - month max relative 87.67957 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 83.60096 %
    Humidity - month min relative 71.72136 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 71.72136 %
    Precipitation - annual 1607.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1649.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index 0.25779247
    Precipitation - annual mean 135.40036 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 3.3633077
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 4.3744326
    Precipitation - autumn 601.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 44.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 31.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 6.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 20.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.10417567
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 6.085893 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months -5.013356 mm/day
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 111.0 mm
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 18.289537
    Precipitation - spring 60.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season -0.5424287
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -8.462675
    Precipitation - spring reliability 21.0 %
    Precipitation - summer 920.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season 0.7338354
    Precipitation - summer or winter season 16.951618
    Precipitation - summer reliability 67.0 %
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 479.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 368.82748 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 107.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1089.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter 50.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter reliability 39.0 %
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -30.848623 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -195.5352 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min 244.7136 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 17.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 21.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 27.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 14.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 26.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 19.636145 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 14.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 18.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 18.5 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 29.7375 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 26.7 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 22.578333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 11.733734 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 11.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 20.48 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 21.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 25.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 27.79 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 7.1 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.63 %
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 37.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 1.4900208 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 1.0700073 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 8.25 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 19.25 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 7.159162 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min 13.5 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max -1.4199829 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min -1.1300049 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 6.2099915 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 31.71 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 33.34375 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.39
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.07 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 32.4 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 28.0 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 27.4 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 0.46358392 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 0.43967205 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 0.7216232 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 0.6338067 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.26669502 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 0.26669502 KPa
    Wind run - annual mean 200.90599 km/day
    Wind run - month max 252.7648 km/day
    Wind run - month min 144.41739 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 4.552826 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 3.0632246 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 4.8917384 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 5.5917387 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 4.1917386 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 5.5917387 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 3.4 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 1751.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 31.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 4.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 17.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 111.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 705.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 432.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 1180.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 264.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 101.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 215.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 248.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 66.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 250.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 65.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1079.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 316.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 277.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 269.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.08246211 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.07615773 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 2939.3975 m
    Remoteness index 15.010145
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 2185.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 47.0 %
    Runoff - average 13477.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM 36.039997 m
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 27.133728 Degrees C
    Social
    Age 21.11909 years
    Age - prime group 24.947973 Count
    Disadvantaged 772.812 points (mean=1000)
    Education - degrees 1.2075831 %
    Education - vocational training 15.884466 %
    Employment -0.04969085 %
    Home ownership 0.0 %
    Income - high 10.708205 %
    Income - low 27.014227 %
    Internet 2.9538703 %
    Population - change -14.2655525 count
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.44516402 people/km^2
    Unemployment rate 7.6680756 %
    Work force - older 14.752137 Count
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.519534
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.017911907
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 68.18344 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 15.774922 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.8360539 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 46.75806
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 1.6120716
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 50.429836 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 297.675 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 43.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.66 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 28.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 446.2539 Gal
    Bulk density 1.282027 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon - organic 0.55715805 %
    Carbon store pre-European 55.7282 kgC/ha
    Clay % 31.470078 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.5496876
    Crop factor - month max 0.9
    Crop factor - month min 0.030497847
    Erodibility 61.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 68.75 %
    Erosivity 14620.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 146.15385 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 8.384615
    Lithology - age range 65.5 my
    Lithology - fertility 4.0 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 23.0 nT
    Moisture - average 50.0 %
    Moisture - variability 11.0 %
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.54
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.12
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.02
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.04
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 81.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.53
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 4859.319 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 35.60279 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 104.889 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 0.0
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 19.17347 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 941.6584 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 6.508107 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 1.4 m
    Soil pedality 2.0
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 1.0
    Topographic wetness index 8.876952
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water deficit - month max 78.77099 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 14.47822 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water holding capacity 46000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 206.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean -0.8724661 MPa
    Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 49.471886
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Water stress index - month min 2.7448063
    Water surplus - annual mean 51.84871 mm
    Water surplus - month max 257.0921 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.23448 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 227.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 68.958336 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 22.0 m
    Elevation 23.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.5188918
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 4.236074 degrees
    Topographic relief 33.04564 m
    Topographic roughness 45.6049 %
    Topographic slope (%) 2.242512 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.46 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 9.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0051 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.2 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 73.0 NDVI x 100
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7489 NDVI