Occurrence record: MEL 0520285A

PreservedSpecimen of Desmodium varians recorded on 1970-12-05

Dataset

Data provider Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Supplied institution code "MEL"
Collection National Herbarium of Victoria
Supplied collection code "MEL"
Catalogue Number MEL 0520285A
Occurrence ID e37ce014-6373-11e1-bc2b-000c2907ead9
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Sheet
Identified by Pedley, L.
Identified date 1992-08-24
Collector Beauglehole, A.C.
Collecting number 35163
Reproductive condition flowers | fruit
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
State conservation Victoria: Poorly Known
Rightsholder Royal Botanic Gardens Board
Occurrence status present
Date identified 1992-08-24
Identification ID e8846c0f-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Event

Collecting date 1970-12-05
Supplied as year:1970  month:12  day:5 
Date precision Day
Start day of year 339
Event ID 26e83755-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Taxonomy

Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Rosanae | Fabales | Fabaceae | Desmodium
Scientific name Desmodium varians
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae
Genus Desmodium
Species Desmodium varians
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (Labill.) G.Don
Nomenclatural code ICN

Geospatial

Higher geography Oceania | Australia
Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Local government area East Gippsland (S)
Locality Mount Wheeler.
Latitude -37.0667000000
Longitude 148.3667000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system degrees decimal minutes
Verbatim locality Mount Wheeler.
Coordinate precision 0.0166666667
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 10000.0
Georeference sources W9
Georeferenced by National Herbarium of Victoria
Location ID 964f395e-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da
Continent Oceania
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 148° 22' E
Verbatim latitude 37° 4' S

Additional properties

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recorded by id http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q16744919

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Alpine
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Alpine
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Alpine
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Upper Snowy Area
    Directory of Important Wetlands Snowy River
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow 3-9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Equal 3-9 and greater than 9 months
    GER National Corridor GER National Corridor
    GER Standard Boundary GER Standard Boundary
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Victorian Alps IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions 2010 East Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2014 East Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2015 East Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2017 East Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) East Gippsland
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble removed
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble removed
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 East Gippsland
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IBRA 6 Regions South East Corner
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions South East Coastal Ranges
    IBRA 7 Regions South East Corner
    IBRA 7 Subregions South East Coastal Ranges
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    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 (warm summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt forest (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (Victoria)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 SNOWY RIVER
    River Regions SNOWY RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Gippsland
    Local Government Areas 2011 East Gippsland (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated E. Gippsland - Orbost
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 EAST GIPPSLAND SHIRE
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 20
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1929
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF VIC.
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) ORBOST
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) GIPPSLAND - EAST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) LATROBE - GIPPSLAND
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) GIPPSLAND
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) GIPPSLAND
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) GIPPSLAND
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) EAST GIPPSLAND
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) VICTORIA EXC. MELBOURNE
    PSMA Localities (2018) WULGULMERANG
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Outer Regional 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 (VIC.)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) EASTERN VICTORIA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) EASTERN VICTORIA
    PSMA States (2016) VICTORIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (VIC.)
    PSMA Wards (2018) EAST GIPPSLAND SHIRE
    Statistical Local Areas E. Gippsland (S) - Orbost
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Lachlan Region
    Surface Geology of Australia OSsb
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kosciuszkan Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 East Victorian Uplands
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Acacia
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Acacia Forests and Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Other Acacia forests and woodlands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3512158.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.9677
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.6771
    Endemism 0.0069860057
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0077757053
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 4591.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.41078 index
    Species Richness 1091.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.6319241
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 38.46 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 51.928333 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 36.59 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.2750375
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.27309364
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 19.5525 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 7.475 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 24.459991 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.87850314
    Aridity index - month max 2.0322819
    Aridity index - month min 0.32367077
    Evaporation - annual mean 98.23073 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 15182.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 188.22545 mm
    Evaporation - month min 27.935009 mm
    Evaporation - variability 12.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.27 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 84.75556 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 71.45854 %
    Humidity - month max relative 95.8548 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 81.89347 %
    Humidity - month min relative 62.683308 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 62.683308 %
    Precipitation - annual 719.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 673.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 61.20822 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.2063155
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 152.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 53.445686 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 141.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.2987128
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 18.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.2969101
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 167.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 77.44569 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 19.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 209.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 16.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 41.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.4 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 17.728333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 12.4 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 4.7166667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 24.588043 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 24.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min -0.53 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 1.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 6.9 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 11.9 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 9.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.48 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 24.95 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.51
    Temperature - warmest month min 10.1 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 26.1 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 18.0 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 12.8 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 142.06837 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 912.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 226.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 60.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 191.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 14.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 198.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 99.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 273.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 105.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 245.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min -7.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 48.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 120.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 141.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 48.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 4365.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 238.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 160.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 101.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.02828427 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.74 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.02828427 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 67679.2 m
    Remoteness index 9.054046
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 6.0 years
    Fire frequency 1.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 639.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 126.0 %
    Runoff - average 252.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.7 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 78.72114
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 178.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 0.9 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 33.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3886158 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 1.9554769 %
    Clay % 37.131355 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 53.333332 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.67
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.94
    Nutrient status 1.75 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 3.037853
    Water holding capacity 37000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 0.75238 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 79.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 708.75 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 670.0 m
    Elevation 600.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 9.508242 degrees
    Topographic relief 456.8203 m
    Topographic slope (%) 23.51789 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2814 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 38.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 12.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 16.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 73.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0316 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.9 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 62.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 12.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7534 NDVI