Occurrence record: MEL:MEL 0545134A

PreservedSpecimen of Brachyachne convergens recorded on 1931-02-05

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium IPT
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 0545134A
Occurrence ID f941f7ae-6373-11e1-bc2b-000c2907ead9
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Collector Hubbard, C.E.
Record number 7213
Reproductive condition flowers
State conservation Queensland: Least concern wildlife
Occurrence remarks Common in open mixed grassland. Loosely tufted; erect of geniculate culms; green leaves.
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Identification ID f5a44a5c-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Event

Collecting date 1931-02-05
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Brachyachne convergens
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Poaceae
Genus Brachyachne
Species Brachyachne convergens
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (F.Muell.) Stapf

Geospatial

Country Australia
State / Province Queensland
Locality Richmond (S)
Locality Nonda, between Hughenden and Cloncurry.
Habitat In sandy soil around bore-water lagoon; in heavy dark brown soil.
Latitude -20.6667000000
Longitude 142.4667000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system degrees decimal minutes
Verbatim locality Nonda, between Hughenden and Cloncurry.
Minimum elevation in meters 156.972
Maximum elevation in meters 156.972
Coordinate precision 0.0166700000
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 10000.0
Georeferenced by compiler
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim elevation 156.972
Supplied as 515ft
Verbatim longitude 142° 28' E
Verbatim latitude 20° 40' S

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Central Australian Freshwater
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Southern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2014 Southern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2015 Southern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2017 Southern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Southern Gulf
    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
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Southern Gulf
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Gulf Plains
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Woondoola Plains
    IBRA 7 Regions Gulf Plains
    IBRA 7 Subregions Woondoola Plains
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Carpentaria Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Semi-arid, with some growth in the warm season, but too dry for cropping
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: hot (winter drought)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Tussock grassland (tropical semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Carpentaria Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 FLINDERS-NORMAN RIVERS
    River Regions FLINDERS-NORMAN RIVERS
    Marine
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Kennedy
    Local Government Areas 2011 Richmond (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Richmond
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 RICHMOND SHIRE
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 0
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 304
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTHERN HIGHLANDS
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) OUTBACK - NORTH
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) QUEENSLAND - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) KENNEDY
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) KENNEDY
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) FLINDERS - RICHMOND - DALRYMPLE
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) FLINDERS - RICHMOND - DALRYMPLE
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) TOWNSVILLE - MACKAY
    PSMA Localities (2018) MAXWELTON
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very Remote Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (QLD)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MOUNT ISA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) TRAEGER
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (QLD)
    Statistical Local Areas Richmond (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Carpentaria Lowlands Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czcwo
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Carpentaria Lowlands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Wondoola Plain
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native grasslands and minimally modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Tussock Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mitchell grass (Astrebla) tussock grasslands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Tussock grasslands
    Vegetation types - present Tussock grasslands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 2522075.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.1338
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.6242
    Endemism 0.0011080642
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0011118059
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Migratory species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 499.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.843248 index
    Species Richness 176.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.11745764
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 164.15 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 31.995832 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 1.86 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.8339821
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.19452678
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 34.9125 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 18.509167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 30.029999 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.15256092
    Aridity index - month max 0.5174925
    Aridity index - month min 0.015087573
    Evaporation - annual mean 233.65646 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 9470.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 322.4674 mm
    Evaporation - month min 145.32808 mm
    Evaporation - variability 25.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.13 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.12 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 62.557556 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 46.96157 %
    Humidity - month max relative 71.4021 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 52.93143 %
    Humidity - month min relative 39.685123 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 39.685123 %
    Precipitation - annual 436.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 433.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 36.703045 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 5.136073
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 27.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 21.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.47252747
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 112.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.0909091
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 249.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 112.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 31.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 300.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 19.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 25.6 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 32.598335 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 25.4 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 16.506666 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 32.899994 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 30.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 8.42 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 8.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 18.7 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 16.3 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 20.5 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.54 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.9 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.59
    Temperature - warmest month min 22.88 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 39.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.5 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 30.3 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 152.94264 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 467.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 23.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 4.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 19.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 104.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 228.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 129.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 306.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 250.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 294.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 88.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 184.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 158.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 201.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 53.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 4643.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 382.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 300.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 300.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.042426407 degrees
    Distance - to coast 3.612215 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.042426407 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.06324555 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 325043.72 m
    Remoteness index 16.901037
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 6.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 249.0 %
    Runoff - average 906.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM 158.37476 m
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 38.07692
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 72.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.37 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 51.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3792287 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.17827418 %
    Clay % 56.75136 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 0.12857144 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.15
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.39
    Nutrient status 2.0 index
    Soil depth 1.4 m
    Soil pedality 4.0
    Water holding capacity 22000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 46.57432
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.75019 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 77.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 6.5416665 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 156.0 m
    Elevation 155.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.0023969365 degrees
    Topographic relief 0.3490906 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.03011868 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2264 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 40.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 19.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 44.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 36.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0096 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.7 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 22.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 1.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4006 NDVI