Occurrence record: NSW:NSW841460

Preserved specimen of Cylindropuntia imbricata (Haw.) F.M.Knuth | Devil's Rope recorded on 2010-02-28


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource NSW AVH feed
Institution code The Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust
Supplied institution code "NSW"
Collection National Herbarium of New South Wales
Supplied collection code "NSW"
Catalog number NSW841460
Occurrence ID NSW:NSW:NSW841460
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Identified by Hosking, J.R.  
Identified date 2010-04-07
Collector Hosking, J.R.  
Supplied as "Hosking, J.R."
Record number 3328
Reproductive condition flowers
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Associated occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Establishment means introduced
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Associated records ASSOCIATED
Disposition in collection
Occurrence remarks Locally common (>20 plants in collection area) shrub to 2.5 m high. Cladodes dark green, rope-like when young, older trunk-like cladodes not knotted. Leaves present at the base of areoles on young cladodes and young fruit, although these are easily shed. Long spines 0–several per cladode areole and long spines with a detachable sheath. Petaloid stamens purple. Fruit sometimes in chains, up to 6 fruit in a chain observed.
Date identified 2010-04-07


Occurrence date 2010-02-28
Date precision DAY


Higher classification (Haw.) F.M.Knuth
Scientific name Cylindropuntia imbricata
Supplied scientific name "Cylindropuntia imbricata (Haw.) F.M.Knuth"
Identified to rank species
Common name Devil's Rope
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Caryophyllales
Family Cactaceae
Genus Cylindropuntia
Species Cylindropuntia imbricata
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Haw.) F.M.Knuth
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN
Verbatim taxon rank species


Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Locality 4.2 km (more by road) north-east of Manilla alongside Namoi River Road.
Supplied as "Alongside drainage line passing under road and into neighbouring pasture. Layered compressed sediments that easily break up substrate. Red brown clay loam. Eucalyptus albens Benth. woodland where growing with Hyparrhenia hirta (L.) Stapf, Aristida ramosa R.Br., Bothriochloa macra (Steud.) S.T.Blake, Glycine clandestina Wendl. s.lat., Sida spinosa L., Sida cunninghamii C.T.White, Teucrium sp. A (of Conn, B.J. (1992) Flora of NSW Volume 3), Aristida leptopoda Benth., Opuntia aurantiaca Lindl., Digitaria coenicola (F.Muell.) Hughes , Paspalidium gracile (R.Br.) Hughes, Asperula cunninghamii Airy Shaw & Turrill, Panicum queenslandicum Domin var. queenslandicum, Cymbopogon refractus (R.Br.) A.Camus, Capillipedium spicigerum S.T.Blake and other native and naturalised herbs and grasses."
Latitude -30.7144
Supplied as: "-30.7144"
Longitude 150.7406
Supplied as: "150.7406"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "EPSG:4283"
Verbatim coordinate system Degrees Minutes Seconds
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 50.0
Georeference sources GPS
County North Western Slopes
Terrestrial true
Elevation 426 m
Verbatim latitude 30 42 52 S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 150 44 26 E
Verbatim SRS EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinates 30 42 52 S, 150 44 26 E

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 2193c041-f557-4b26-b07a-cc9c6e5cbe6e
    Data Resource AD AVH Data
    Raw Scientific Name Cylindropuntia imbricata (Haw.) F.M.Knuth
    Coordinates -30.714444,150.740556
    Related records
    Record UUID 7d03ad21-584b-4642-8edb-9f78325c23fc
    Data Resource Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research (CANB) AVH data
    Raw Scientific Name Cylindropuntia imbricata (Haw.) F.M.Knuth
    Coordinates -30.714444,150.740556
    Record UUID d8e8d5cf-46dd-4209-b065-508d2914c823
    Data Resource NSW AVH feed
    Raw Scientific Name Cylindropuntia imbricata (Haw.) F.M.Knuth
    Coordinates -30.7144,150.7406
    Record UUID 7faddb66-4e2a-4b14-a641-53f2e1a5b877
    Data Resource N.C.W. Beadle Herbarium (NE) AVH data
    Raw Scientific Name Cylindropuntia imbricata (Haw.) F.M.Knuth
    Coordinates -30.714444,150.740556
    Record UUID c73ebed3-2c91-4ed4-9523-76980ca10993
    Data Resource National Herbarium of Victoria (MEL) AVH data
    Raw Scientific Name Cylindropuntia imbricata
    Coordinates -30.714444,150.740556

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    NRM Regions 2010 Namoi
    NRM Regions 2017 North West NSW
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North West NSW
    IBRA 6 Regions Nandewar
    IBRA 7 Regions Nandewar
    IBRA 7 Subregions Peel
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Local Government Areas 2011 Tamworth Regional (A)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Tamworth Regional - Pt B
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 TAMWORTH REGIONAL COUNCIL
    NSW Local Land Services Regions North West
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 30
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 6017
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) TAMWORTH REGION
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) TAMWORTH - GUNNEDAH
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NEW ENGLAND AND NORTH WEST
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) NEW ENGLAND
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) TAMWORTH
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) TAMWORTH - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NORTH-EASTERN NSW
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Outer Regional Australia
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) TAMWORTH
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Forests of Australia 2018B Non forest
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 659.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 121.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 120.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 31.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 231.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 21.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 237.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 29.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 24.0 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 17.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 30.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 1.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 9.7 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 15.1 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 9.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.92
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 32.2 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 23.8 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 23.3 degrees C
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 17.070833 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 49.0 %
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.39
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.58
    Elevation 454.0 m