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Occurrence record: MEL:MEL 2465828A

PreservedSpecimen of Palaquium


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution code Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Supplied institution code "MEL"
Collection code National Herbarium of Victoria
Catalog number MEL 2465828A
Occurrence ID cc0e2221-9cc5-428a-ab89-ca351aad6bc2
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by Vaughan, L.J.
Identified date 2019-07-12
Collector Thwaites, G.H.K.
Record number C.P. 2402
Type status isosyntype
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Previous identifications Isonandra (Isonandra sp.).
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Collection code MEL
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2019-07-12
Identification ID f60bfd63-87e4-4ae3-a46d-da742bdb33f0
Identification remarks fide: Catalogue of Life, accessed 12 July 2019.


Identification remarks fide: Catalogue of Life, accessed 12 July 2019.
Date precision Not Supplied


Scientific name Palaquium
Supplied scientific name "Palaquium grande"
Taxon rank genus
Supplied as "species"
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Ericales
Family Sapotaceae
Genus Palaquium
Species Palaquium grande
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Higher taxon match
The match is based on the higher level classification.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship (Thwaites) Engl.


Country Sri Lanka
State / Province Central Province
Locality [Central Province and Saffragam [=Sabaragamuwa] District].
Verbatim locality [Central Province and Saffragam [=Sabaragamuwa] District].
Minimum elevation in meters 914.4
Maximum elevation in meters 1828.8
Georeferenced date 2019-07-12
Supplied as 2019-07-12 00:00:00
Georeference remarks [Locality information from protologue: Enum. Pl. Zeyl.: 176 (1860). "Saffragam" not found on modern maps or gazetteers. M.D. Dassanayake's 'A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon' (2017), Volume 10, page 30, suggests "Saffragam District" of Thwaites' collections is equivalent to the modern Sabaragamuwa Province. -- L.J. Vaughan, July 2019].
Country code LK
Verbatim elevation 3000-6000 ft

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