Occurrence record: QRS 82492.1

Preserved specimen of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn. recorded on 1980-09-07


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource Australian Tropical Herbarium (CNS) AVH data
Institution code Australian Tropical Herbarium
Supplied institution code "CNS"
Collection Australian Tropical Herbarium
Supplied collection code "CNS"
Catalog number QRS 82492.1
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Collector 1.  Wiakabu, J.   2.  , A.M.C.  
Supplied as "Wiakabu, J.|A.M.C."
Record number LAE 73592
Reproductive condition fruit|leaf
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 1 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
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Language en
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Associated records REPRESENTATIVE
Disposition in collection
Occurrence remarks Creeping climber on a tree about 5 m high. Leaves medium dark green above, light green below. Flowers yellow. Fruit unripe light green, ripe greenish when ripe. Footnote: no cultural usage. Local name: Sepaken (Samu Kundi dialect, Abalem). Vine


Occurrence date 1980-09-07
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Benincasa hispida
Supplied scientific name "Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn."
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Cucurbitales
Family Cucurbitaceae
Genus Benincasa
Species Benincasa hispida
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Thunb.) Cogn.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN


Country Papua New Guinea
Locality About 2 km SW of Brokitti, Maprik Subprov., East Sepik Prov.
Supplied as "Secondary forests on old alluvial soil."
Latitude -3.633333
Supplied as: "-3.633333333"
Longitude 143.016667
Supplied as: "143.016666667"
Datum EPSG:4326
Min elevation 190
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Georeferenced by collector
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 3 38 S
Marine false
Country Code PG
Verbatim longitude 143 1 E

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record has been identified as the representative occurrence in a group of associated occurrences. This mean other records have been detected that seem to relate to this record and this particular record has the most detailed information on the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 0c2c40e6-d26e-4794-9570-b68d0ada7d40
    Data Resource Australian Tropical Herbarium (CNS) AVH data
    Raw Scientific Name Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn.
    Coordinates -3.633333,143.016667
    Related records
    Record UUID 8527371f-91f0-4a4a-9bdc-3f007fc53b72
    Data Resource BRI AVH Data and Images
    Raw Scientific Name Benincasa hispida
    Coordinates -3.640218,143.026116

    Additional political boundaries information

    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 1583.0 frequency
    Species Richness 324.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 26.029167 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 85.0 %