Occurrence record: CANB 727025.1

Preserved specimen of Heliconia psittacorum L.f. recorded on 2011-05-07


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research (CANB) AVH data
Institution code Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research
Supplied institution code "CANB"
Collection Australian National Herbarium
Supplied collection code "CANB"
Catalog number CANB 727025.1
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Identified by BRI  
Collector Mckenna, S.G.  
Supplied as "McKenna, S.G."
Record number 1000
Reproductive condition flowers|leaf
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
Language en
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Disposition in collection
Occurrence remarks Erect clumping rhizomatous herb to 1.6 m. Leaves glossy. Flowers orange-red. Seeds blocky. Collected to ID host for [plant]pathologist. Photos at [NAQS]. Collected as part of the Northern Australia Quarantine Strategy.


Occurrence date 2011-05-07
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Heliconia psittacorum
Supplied scientific name "Heliconia psittacorum L.f."
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Zingiberales
Family Heliconiaceae
Genus Heliconia
Species Heliconia psittacorum
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship L.f.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN


Country Solomon Islands
Locality CULTIVATED: Guadalcal Province: Tenaru, Guadacanal, Solomon Island, St. Joseph's School.
Supplied as "Plain, heavy alluvium. Growing in partly-shaded village house yard. Growing with Psidium, plumeria, Theobroma and Mikania."
Latitude -9.446944
Supplied as: "-9.446944444"
Longitude 160.073889
Supplied as: "160.073888889"
Datum EPSG:4326
Min elevation 19
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 50.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 9 26 49 S
Marine false
Country Code SB
Verbatim longitude 160 4 26 E

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    Additional political boundaries information

    World Country Boundaries Solomon Islands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 165.0 frequency
    Species Richness 86.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 26.845833 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 86.0 %