Occurrence record: MEL 2451844A

PreservedSpecimen of Desmodium varians recorded on 2019-01-17

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 2451844A
Occurrence ID 8a15937f-173f-4969-b271-42f09a4646c7
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Sheet - 1
Identified by Walsh, N.G.
Identified date 2019-01-17
Collector Walsh, N.G.|Walsh, J.P.|U'Ren, A.
Collecting number 8917
Reproductive condition 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
Associated taxa cohabitatants: Eucalyptus pauciflora, E. rubida, Themeda triandra, Mirbelia oxylobioides.
Establishment means native
Occurrence remarks Scattered plants.
Occurrence status present
Date identified 2019-01-17
Identification verification status verified
Identification ID 1871491f-acb9-43c0-bc1b-0095c9c16d37

Event

Collecting date 2019-01-17
Supplied as year:2019  month:1  day:17 
Date precision Day
Start day of year 17
Event ID fae48a39-e9da-406b-bb63-11c5c946c814

Taxonomy

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
Associated species cohabitatants: Eucalyptus pauciflora, E. rubida, Themeda triandra, Mirbelia oxylobioides.
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

Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Local government area East Gippsland (S)
Locality Cobungra, private property 'Sinza', 4.6 km due N of junction of Cobungra Rd and Great Alpine Rd.
Habitat Montane grassy woodland. N aspect. Shallow, gravelly soil over metasediments.
Latitude -37.0541667
Longitude 147.4050000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim coordinate system degrees minutes decimal seconds
Verbatim locality Cobungra, private property 'Sinza', 4.6 km due N of junction of Cobungra Rd and Great Alpine Rd.
Minimum elevation in metres 920
Maximum elevation in metres 920
Coordinate precision 0.0002777778
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 50.0
Georeference protocol Google Earth
Georeferenced by Walsh, N.G.
Verbatim SRS WGS84
Location ID ab97cbf7-8d9e-4338-b400-2e83ddb04d4b
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 147° 24' 18" E
Verbatim latitude 37° 03' 15" S

Additional properties

identified by id http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q6041421
recorded by id http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q6041421

User flagged issues 

User Assertion Status:

    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Coordinate precision not valid Failed
    Basis of record not supplied Passed
    Basis of record badly formed Passed
    Invalid collection date Passed
    Incomplete collection date Passed
    Identification date before occurrence date Passed
    First of the month Passed
    Cultivated / escapee Passed
    Missing name of person who identified the specimen/observation Passed
    Missing identification date Passed
    Collector name unparseable Passed
    Missing catalogue number Passed
    Data are generalised Passed
    Collection code not recognised Passed
    Institution code not recognised Passed
    Missing taxonomic rank Passed
    Name not supplied Passed
    Kingdom not recognised Passed
    Name not recognised Passed
    Resource taxonomic scope mismatch Passed
    Invalid scientific name Passed
    Name not in national checklists Passed
    Decimal coordinates not supplied Passed
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Passed
    Unrecognized geodetic datum Passed
    Min and max altitude reversed Passed
    Coordinates are transposed Passed
    Coordinates are out of range for species Passed
    Supplied coordinates are zero Passed
    Zero latitude Passed
    Zero longitude Passed
    Supplied country not recognised Passed
    Coordinate uncertainty not valid Passed
    Missing coordinate precision Passed
    Precision / range mismatch Passed
    Coordinate uncertainty not specified Passed
    Location not supplied Passed
    Country inferred from coordinates Passed
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
    Missing geodetic datum Passed
    Missing name of person who georeferenced the occurrence Passed
    Missing georeferenced protocol Passed
    Missing georeferenced verification status Passed
    Coordinates dont match supplied state Passed
    Habitat incorrect for species Passed
    Show/Hide 4 missing properties
    Show/Hide 36 tests that have not been run

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    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
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Modified pastures
    Murray Darling Basin Authority Water Quality Zones Montane
    Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW2
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) Goulburn-Murray
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units Goulburn-Murray: Shepparton Irrigation Region (GS8)
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) Goulburn-Murray: Highlands (GS8b)
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas SW2
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas (2019) Victorian Murray
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units SS2
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units (2019) Victorian Murray
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Valleys MITTA MITTA
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones montane
    NRM Regions 2010 North East
    NRM Regions 2014 North East
    NRM Regions 2015 North East
    NRM Regions 2017 North East
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) North East
    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 North East
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
    IBRA 6 Regions South Eastern Highlands
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Highlands - Northern Fall
    IBRA 7 Regions South Eastern Highlands
    IBRA 7 Subregions Highlands-Northern Fall
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote woodlands
    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 (mild summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt woodland (temperate)
    National Indicative Aggregated Fire Extent Dataset 2019-2020 - v20200324 National Indicative Aggregated Fire Extent 2019-2020
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
    River Regions UPPER MURRAY 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 Bal
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 EAST GIPPSLAND SHIRE
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Bangerang, Dhudhuroa, Dja Dja Wurrung, Taungurong, Waywurru, Yaithmathang, Yorta Yorta
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water (2019) Dhudhuroa, Dja Dja Wurrung, Taungurong, Waywurru, Yaithmathang, Yorta Yorta
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water Barapa Barapa, Barkindji, Dhudhuroa, Latji Latji, Maraura, Ngintait, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wamba Wamba, Weki Weki, Yaithmathang, Yorta Yorta
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water (2019) Barapa Barapa, Barkindji, Dhudhuroa, Latji Latji, Maraura, Ngintait, Tati Tati, Taungurung, Wadi Wadi, Wemba Wemba, Weki Weki, Yaithmathang, Yorta Yorta
    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) BRUTHEN - OMEO
    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) COBUNGRA
    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) Bal
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Lachlan Region
    Surface Geology of Australia OSn
    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 Eucalypt Medium Woodland
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus woodlands with a tussock grass understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 4180483.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5986
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.215
    Endemism 0.009480023
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.012539749
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 1687.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.5014524 index
    Species Richness 496.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.1384908
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 31.87 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 73.4625 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 52.13 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.3832456
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.38117605
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 17.195 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 5.8075 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 24.220001 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.3327773
    Aridity index - month max 3.218712
    Aridity index - month min 0.31217346
    Evaporation - annual mean 84.00891 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 19899.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 172.70547 mm
    Evaporation - month min 19.85703 mm
    Evaporation - variability 3.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.24 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 84.02191 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 74.38951 %
    Humidity - month max relative 93.246315 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 85.53337 %
    Humidity - month min relative 62.231144 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 62.231144 %
    Precipitation - annual 1232.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 977.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 67.22439 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.0023858543
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 292.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 53.914066 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 12.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 178.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.3076901
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 22.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.30600053
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 188.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 87.91406 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 24.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 311.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 43.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.3 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 14.92 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 10.3 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 4.0466666 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 23.274231 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 24.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min -0.62 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) -0.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 4.7 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 11.1 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 14.1 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.45 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 22.8 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.58
    Temperature - warmest month min 9.05 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 24.2 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 16.1 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 6.8 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 139.5519 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1052.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 303.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 52.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 189.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 20.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 189.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 112.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 320.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 97.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 248.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min -11.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 39.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 118.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 154.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 47.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 4535.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 237.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 154.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 67.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.9749871 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 81964.85 m
    Remoteness index 5.3752174
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 6.0 years
    Fire frequency 1.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 3870.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 47.0 %
    Runoff - average 2709.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.34787858 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 148.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.17 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 43.0 %
    Bulk density 1.1338748 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 5.004366 %
    Clay % 41.732483 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 133.33333 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.83
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 2.0 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.2 m
    Soil pedality 3.6087048
    Water holding capacity 43000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.42996 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 218.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 492.91666 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 900.0 m
    Elevation 1137.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 5.6880302 degrees
    Topographic relief 144.316 m
    Topographic slope (%) 11.53249 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.241 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 73.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 10.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 33.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 57.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0559 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 2.5 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 66.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 11.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.6702 NDVI