Occurrence record: NSW:NSW 536423

PreservedSpecimen of Melastoma affine recorded on 1981-08-13

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 536423
Occurrence ID NSW:NSW:NSW 536423
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by Whiffin, T.P.
Identified date 1990-06
Collector Croat, T.B.
Record number 52472
Reproductive condition buds | flowers
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence remarks Shrub 2.5 m; flowers reddish-violet.
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Collection code NSW
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1990-06

Event

Collecting date 1981-08-13
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 Northern Territory
Locality East Arnhem (S)
Locality Vicinity of Gove.
Habitat Remnant tropical forest along stream through Eucalyptus woodland.
Latitude -12.2200000000
Longitude 136.8000000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Vicinity of Gove.
Minimum elevation in meters 100
Maximum elevation in meters 100
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 10000.0
Verbatim coordinates 12,13,,S,136,48,,E,
Biome Terrestrial

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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 Mining and waste
    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) Residential 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 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 Czl
    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, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Forests
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus open forests with a grassy understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Replaced
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open forest

    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 0.016969807
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.019114744
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 15.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 34.753086 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.2367177 index
    Species Richness 5.0246916 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.6558516
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.8195119
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.017628934
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 178.85916 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 219.63 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 144.22 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.46 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.13 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.44 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 75.467865 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 83.76197 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 70.37459 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 108.472496 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 3.49 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.064732015
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 4.316301 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -5.3833547 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 18.212969
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -14.044948
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 16.77093
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 267.05 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -70.386665 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -215.14 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 118.19 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 27.46 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 20.593332 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 15.8 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 31.6425 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 23.988333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 13.040009 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 20.57 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 28.98 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.3200073 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.039978 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 9.350006 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 7.654175 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -1.4100037 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -1.480011 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 6.4400024 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 33.61 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 26.44 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.6204948
    Aridity index - month max 1.6677316
    Aridity index - month min 0.013194041
    Evaporation - annual mean 195.4793 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 23280.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 246.08253 mm
    Evaporation - month min 156.5 mm
    Evaporation - variability 10.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.47 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 82.863045 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 74.59482 %
    Humidity - month max relative 88.684784 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 82.62088 %
    Humidity - month min relative 69.47381 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 69.47381 %
    Precipitation - annual 1319.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1375.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index 0.17514774
    Precipitation - annual mean 110.783325 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 1.7915028
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 2.7966192
    Precipitation - autumn 564.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 0.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 32.0 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 0.08331064
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 4.4240746 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months -5.110098 mm/day
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 101.0 mm
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 15.32378
    Precipitation - spring 47.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season -0.6369849
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -10.796359
    Precipitation - summer 676.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season 0.7114934
    Precipitation - summer or winter season 14.005474
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 501.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 261.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 69.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 820.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter 44.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -84.2216 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -232.83243 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min 104.5 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 20.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 18.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 23.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 28.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 15.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 27.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 20.50893 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 15.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 18.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 19.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 30.348333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.1 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 22.6875 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 13.399994 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 13.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 19.69 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 19.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 24.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 27.68 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 7.6 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.57 %
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 37.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 1.2900085 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 2.2399902 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 9.350006 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 15.416885 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 7.66083 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min 10.500128 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max -1.2799988 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min -1.6100159 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 6.4799805 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 32.34 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 35.046295 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.55
    Temperature - warmest month min 25.02 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 33.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.0 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.2 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 0.51956886 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 0.5852506 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 0.66946125 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 0.66946125 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.36545396 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 0.4391222 KPa
    Wind run - annual mean 164.05255 km/day
    Wind run - month max 209.90034 km/day
    Wind run - month min 128.18121 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 3.6187758 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 2.5794268 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 4.018984 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 4.456328 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 3.58164 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 4.456328 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 2.9563282 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 1.8689841 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 1.8689841 m/s
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1452.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 43.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 4.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 20.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 97.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 516.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 293.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 827.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 268.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 138.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 194.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 244.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 83.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 246.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 60.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1612.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 332.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 286.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 281.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.02828427 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.03 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 3962.52 m
    Remoteness index 12.086871
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 2053.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 40.0 %
    Runoff - average 9385.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 27.839499 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.09755787 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.78902483 mg/m^3
    Social
    Age 24.488285 years
    Age - prime group 31.391455 Count
    Disadvantaged 560.32556 points (mean=1000)
    Education - degrees 3.4863546 %
    Education - vocational training 7.862096 %
    Employment 1.5964164 %
    Home ownership 4.4990354 %
    Income - high 34.35052 %
    Income - low 6.2033076 %
    Internet 19.323364 %
    Population - change 12.39366 count
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) -0.62686205 people/km^2
    Unemployment rate 9.411164 %
    Work force - older 15.287044 Count
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.4834515
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.017628934
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 89.10368 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 23.332815 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.9518313 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 43.51063
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 1.586604
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 26.833914 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 132.612 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 153.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.38 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 11.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 351.301 Gal
    Bulk density 1.3277922 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon - organic 0.18848203 %
    Carbon store pre-European 17.19713 kgC/ha
    Clay % 7.5324674 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.4861796
    Crop factor - month max 0.9
    Crop factor - month min 0.013194041
    Erodibility 14.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 18.75 %
    Erosivity 9847.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 100.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 30.0
    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 50.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.52
    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) 0.01
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.02
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 84.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.59
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 1475.941 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 21.82517 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 31.79641 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.7194805
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 5.746484 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 295.7429 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 3.944407 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.5 m
    Soil pedality 1.7194805
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 6.415547
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water deficit - month max 120.959015 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 30.581108 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water holding capacity 61000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 103.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean -0.9490927 MPa
    Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 43.756165
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Water stress index - month min 1.1874638
    Water surplus - annual mean 22.131313 mm
    Water surplus - month max 120.15001 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 6.77512 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 103.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 66.416664 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 18.0 m
    Elevation 24.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 6.46347
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 62.5 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 5.1211762 degrees
    Topographic relief 5.318947 m
    Topographic roughness 9.451596 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.3775396 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 2.775538
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3378 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 44.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0086 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.1 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5583 NDVI