Occurrence record: DNA A0015686

Preserved specimen of Cucumis melo L. recorded on 1969-02-26

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource DNA AVH data
Institution code Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Supplied institution code "DNA"
Collection Northern Territory Herbarium (Darwin)
Supplied collection code "DNA"
Catalog number DNA A0015686
Occurrence ID DNA:DNA:DNA A0015686
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Collector Must, Jenny
Supplied as "Jenny Must"
Record number 422
Reproductive condition flower
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as Present
Occurrence remarks Yellow flowered, creeping, prostrate, annual herb; Growing in dry grassy swamp
State conservation Northern Territory:

Event

Occurrence date 1969-02-26
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Cucumis melo
Supplied scientific name "Cucumis melo L."
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Cucurbitales
Family Cucurbitaceae
Genus Cucumis
Species Cucumis melo
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship L.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Supplied as: "The Northern Territory"
Locality Daly waters ck. falls
Latitude -16.247208330170864
Supplied as: "-16.2485743397275"
Longitude 133.33549864417486
Supplied as: "133.334535576553"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "AGD66"
Verbatim locality Daly waters ck. falls
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Georeferenced by Jenny Must
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No practices
    Irrigation practice - dominant 1. No practices reported
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Territory
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No practices reported
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No practices reported
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No practices
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Sturt Plateau
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Sturt Plateau P2
    IBRA 7 Regions Sturt Plateau
    IBRA 7 Subregions Newcastle
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Victoria Plains Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Temperature and moisture are more seasonal strongly developed wet and dry seasons and the growing season is shorter
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: hot (winter drought)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Carpentaria Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 ROPER RIVER
    River Regions ROPER RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lingiari
    Local Government Areas 2011 Roper Gulf (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Elsey
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 ROPER GULF REGION
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Kalala Pastoral Lease
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Kalala Pastoral Lease DCD2012/009
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 1514
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1635
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) ELSEY
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) KATHERINE
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) ELSEY - ROPER
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) ELSEY ROPER - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) KATHERINE
    PSMA Localities (2018) BIRDUM
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very 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 (NT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) BARKLY
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) BARKLY
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) NEVER NEVER WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Roper Gulf (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Georgina Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qrc
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Barkly-Tanami Plains Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Sturt Plateau
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Savannas
    Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
    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 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.029172 t/ha
    Potassium 0.040132 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5691
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.7328
    Endemism 0.014283401
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.014330729
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 3242.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.0973234 index
    Species Richness 498.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.24623026
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 179.75 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 55.467503 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.02 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.49580944
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.0020456
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 35.350834 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 20.098333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 26.72998 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.26785633
    Aridity index - month max 1.0101708
    Aridity index - month min 0.0
    Evaporation - annual mean 212.7814 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 14059.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 277.6 mm
    Evaporation - month min 165.5 mm
    Evaporation - variability 19.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.25 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.07 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.24 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 68.04903 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 48.23978 %
    Humidity - month max relative 80.79263 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 58.09076 %
    Humidity - month min relative 40.71711 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 40.71711 %
    Precipitation - annual 665.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 728.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 55.254612 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 15.052702
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.5100671
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 123.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.9480519
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 288.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 174.55751 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 57.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 521.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 22.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 12.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 24.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 33.504166 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 26.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 18.813334 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 32.80002 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 26.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 11.66 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 11.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 21.1 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 15.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 21.9 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.57 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.79 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.25
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.74 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 38.2 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.5 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 29.5 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 126.73743 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 704.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 9.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 9.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 109.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 337.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 182.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 464.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 264.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 263.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 114.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 211.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 149.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 211.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 56.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3621.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 377.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 303.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 289.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.12 degrees
    Distance - to coast 2.486845 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.12 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.12806249 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 309920.12 m
    Remoteness index 17.649137
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 5.0 years
    Fire frequency 2.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1016.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 81.0 %
    Runoff - average 2898.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 95.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.48 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 38.0 %
    Bulk density 1.2002174 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.108300455 %
    Clay % 5.130435 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 188.88889 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.29
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.83
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 0.6 m
    Soil pedality 1.6043478
    Water holding capacity 57000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    Weathering Intensity V2 6.01233 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 79.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 28.666666 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 211.0 m
    Elevation 209.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.24689502 degrees
    Topographic relief 4.479233 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.2626298 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3303 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 44.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 47.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 53.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0103 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.0 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 44.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 2.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5457 NDVI