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Occurrence record: NSW:NSW490972

Preserved specimen of Mimosa pigra L. | Giant Sensitive Plant recorded on 1961-03-22


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 NSW490972
Occurrence ID NSW:NSW:NSW490972
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Identified by Cowan, R.S.  
Identified date 1995-07-10
Collector Chippendale, G.M.  
Supplied as "Chippendale, G.M."
Record number NT7912
Reproductive condition fruits
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Establishment means introduced
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Disposition in collection
Occurrence remarks Shrub to 12 feet high.
Date identified 1995-07-10
Identification remarks Seen for Flora of Australia


Identification remarks Seen for Flora of Australia
Occurrence date 1961-03-22
Date precision DAY


Higher classification L.
Scientific name Mimosa pigra
Supplied scientific name "Mimosa pigra L."
Identified to rank species
Common name Giant Sensitive Plant
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae
Genus Mimosa
Species Mimosa pigra
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship L.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN
Verbatim taxon rank species


Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Locality Near Vesteys Hill, Darwin.
Supplied as "Abundant in waste land."
Latitude -12.42
Supplied as: "-12.42"
Longitude 130.82
Supplied as: "130.82"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system Degrees Minutes
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
County Darwin & Gulf
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 12 25 S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 130 49 E
Verbatim coordinates 12 25 S, 130 49 E

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Darwin
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Anson Beagle
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) DALY

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Elevation 8.0 m