Occurrence record: NSW 298419

PreservedSpecimen of Philotheca virgata | Tasmanian Waxflower recorded on 1976-05-18


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Institution code The Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust
Supplied institution code "NSW"
Collection code National Herbarium of New South Wales
Catalog number NSW 298419
Occurrence ID NSW:NSW:NSW 298419
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by Wilson, Paul G.
Identified date 1994-10-19
Collector Armstrong, J.A.
Record number 871
Reproductive condition buds | flowers
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Establishment means native
Occurrence remarks An occasional shrub, up to 1.5 m high. Flowers white. Cytology voucher taken.
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Collection code NSW
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1994-10-19


Collecting date 1976-05-18
Date precision Day


Scientific name Philotheca virgata
Supplied scientific name "Eriostemon virgatus Hook.f."
Taxon rank species
Common name Tasmanian Waxflower
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Sapindales
Family Rutaceae
Genus Philotheca
Supplied as "Eriostemon"
Species Philotheca virgata
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Canonical name match
The supplied name was parsed into canonical form before a match was found.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship Hook.f.


Country Australia
State / Province Tasmania
Locality Glamorgan/Spring Bay (M)
Locality Sleepy Bay, SE of Coles Bay,
Habitat On granite hillside. Associated with coastal heath, amongst tallish Leptospermum bushes.
Latitude -42.1300000000
Longitude 148.3300000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Sleepy Bay, SE of Coles Bay,
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 1000.0
County Freycinet Peninsula National Park
Verbatim coordinates 42,08,,S,148,20,,E,
Biome Terrestrial

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Freycinet
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Freycinet
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Freycinet
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Freycinet
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions 2010 South
    NRM Regions 2014 South
    NRM Regions 2015 South
    NRM Regions 2017 South NRM Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 South NRM Region
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Southern Tasmania
    IBRA 6 Regions Tasmanian South East
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions South East
    IBRA 7 Regions Tasmanian South East
    IBRA 7 Subregions South East
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Tasmanian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: no dry season (mild summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tasmania
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 EAST COAST
    River Regions EAST COAST
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Tasmania
    Australian States and Territories Tasmania
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lyons
    Local Government Areas 2011 Glamorgan/Spring Bay (M)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Glamorgan-Spring Bay
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 GLAMORGAN-SPRING BAY COUNCIL
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 0
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 931
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF TAS.
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) TRIABUNNA - BICHENO
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) SOUTH EAST COAST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) SOUTH EAST
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LYONS
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LYONS
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) TASMANIA - SOUTH-EAST COAST
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) GLAMORGAN - SPRING DAY
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) TASMANIA
    PSMA Localities (2018) FREYCINET
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) 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 (TAS.)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LYONS
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) PROSSER
    PSMA States (2016) TASMANIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (TAS.)
    Statistical Local Areas Glamorgan/Spring Bay (M)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Geological Regions of Australia Northeast Tasmania Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Dggb
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Tasmanian Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 East Tasmanian Hills
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Forests
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus open forests with a shrubby understorey
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open forest

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 36754.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 43.0 dse
    Natural resource management expenditure 3022633.0 $
    Sheep numbers 219803.0 dse
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6966
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.7782
    Endemism 0.026077444
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.009513681
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2867
    Migratory species (2008) 15.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 31.962963 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.611675 index
    Species Richness 4.0864196 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 13.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.78759134
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.6339542
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.29229233
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 87.504395 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 154.77545 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 34.5 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.056363635 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.36545455 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03818182 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 53.827652 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 37.267273 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.0072633
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.52227074 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.8843528 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 1.120532
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.0072166272
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 0.11977474
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 71.65727 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -33.676743 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -90.23273 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 21.940002 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 22.076363 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 13.903106 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 5.3045454 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 18.052956 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 9.176439 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 16.820923 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 5.4563637 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 13.691818 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.7472839 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.6963806 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 9.432739 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 8.876526 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.5281982 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -1.9818115 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.9418335 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 22.277273 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 13.020909 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual 719.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 698.5 mm
    Precipitation - autumn 187.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 0.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 168.75 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 9.75 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 153.5 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 16.25 mm
    Precipitation - spring 166.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer 188.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 182.5 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 19.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 211.75 mm
    Precipitation - winter 178.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -28.65542 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -109.33402 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 13.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 6.8250003 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 6.4750004 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 22.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 5.025 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 46.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.225 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 21.3 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 12.775 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 16.775 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 9.25 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.775 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 10.675 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.5225 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.96
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 21.375 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 16.275 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 15.075 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 142.57843 km/day
    Wind run - month max 173.42584 km/day
    Wind run - month min 115.6131 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 3.2333333 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 2.0166667 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 3.45 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 4.0 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 2.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 4.0 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 2.5 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 1.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 1.4 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.049999997 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.20124611 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.049999997 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 7183.876 m
    Remoteness index 10.13313
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.692729
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.29229233
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 61.86023 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 18.391628 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.9469067 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -0.084882885 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 62.34561
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 26.306309
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 37.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.38 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 10.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 173.191 Gal
    Bulk density 1.4598603 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 130.3702 kgC/ha
    Clay % 20.046926 %
    Erodibility 19.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 0.0 %
    Erosivity 1458.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 188.88889 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 29.15 my
    Lithology - fertility 4.4 index
    Lithology - mean age 374.64374 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 2.5735922 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 1.4582801 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -6.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.725
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.925
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 0.9775
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.96
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.2975
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.425
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 29.75
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.4375
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 10964.19 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 64.36524 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 139.05 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.1 index
    Pedality hydrological score 2.3284917
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 25.62678 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 1994.0309 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 11.86245 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.6 m
    Soil pedality 2.3284917
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 1.00901
    Unreliable water retention parameters 23.333334
    Water holding capacity 59000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 101.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 1.64704 Weathering Intensity Index
    Aspect 38.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 377.58334 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 118.0 m
    Elevation 94.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 5.4410596 degrees
    Topographic relief 22.62319 m
    Topographic roughness 11.92983 %
    Topographic slope (%) 8.560863 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1979 EVI
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 2.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 17.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 81.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7643 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 91.22222 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 118.77778 Day