Occurrence record: MEL:MEL 0290538A

PreservedSpecimen of Montia fontana subsp. fontana | Water Blinks recorded on 1961-03-11


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
Supplied collection code "MEL"
Catalog number MEL 0290538A
Occurrence ID 8394a129-6651-444e-8a65-17cbbf056dcb
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by Moore, D.M.
Identified date 1962
Collector Greene, S.W.
Record number 2584
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1962
Identification ID 8b20a035-ac0a-45bb-bb9f-f53c91fdbb26


Collecting date 1961-03-11
Date precision Day
Event remarks Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey Botanical Expedition


Scientific name Montia fontana subsp. fontana
Taxon rank subspecies
Common name Water Blinks
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Caryophyllales
Family Portulacaceae
Supplied as "Montiaceae"
Genus Montia
Species Montia fontana
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
State / Province South Georgia
Locality Inner beach near the snout of the Esmark Glacier, Holmestrand.
Habitat At edge of pools of tussock behind beach.
Latitude -54.2500000000
Longitude -37.2666666667
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system degrees minutes seconds
Verbatim locality Inner beach near the snout of the Esmark Glacier, Holmestrand.
Minimum elevation in meters 3.048
Maximum elevation in meters 3.048
Coordinate precision 0.0000002780
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 10000.0
Verbatim SRS EPSG:4326
Georeferenced date 2019-07-25
Supplied as 2019-07-25 15:07:37
Verbatim elevation 3.048
Supplied as 10ft
Verbatim longitude 37° 16' 0.000" W
Verbatim latitude 54° 15' 0.000" S

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Unnamed
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Scotia Sea Islands Tundra
    Marine Ecoregions of the World South Georgia
    World Country Boundaries South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.2311269
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 5.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 1.609438 index
    Species Richness 5.0 frequency