Occurrence record: PERTH 3628361

PreservedSpecimen of Agave americana recorded on 1972-09-12

Dataset

Data provider Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource PERTH AVH data
Institution Western Australia, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Supplied institution code "PERTH"
Collection Western Australian Herbarium
Supplied collection code "PERTH"
Catalogue Number PERTH 3628361
Occurrence ID PERTH:PERTH:PERTH 3628361
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by B.J. Lepschi
Identified date 1996-03-03
Collector Wace, N.M.
Collecting number ANU 13112
Occurrence remarks Spreading vigorously both by seed and from runners. Flowering stems up to 20 ft high with enormous armed leaves, mostly with variegated margins.
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Date identified 1996-03-03

Event

Collecting date 1972-09-12
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 12 Sep 1972

Taxonomy

Scientific name Agave americana
Supplied scientific name "Agave americana L."
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Asparagales
Family Asparagaceae
Genus Agave
Species Agave americana
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship L.

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Supplied as: "WA"
Local government area Esperance (S)
Locality Abandoned garden by homesteads in the sand dunes, Israelite Bay, E of Esperance
Habitat Disturbed sandy ground around house.
Latitude -33.6166666691
Supplied as: "-33.6166666700"
Longitude 123.86111111
Supplied as: "123.8611111100"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "GDA94"
Verbatim locality Abandoned garden by homesteads in the sand dunes, Israelite Bay, E of Esperance
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 10000.0
Georeferenced by compiler
Biome Terrestrial

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow less than 3 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow less than 3 months
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Southwestern Australia Forests and Scrub
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Other minimal uses
    NRM Regions 2010 South Coast
    NRM Regions 2014 South Coast
    NRM Regions 2015 South Coast
    NRM Regions 2017 South Coast Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) South Coast Region
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble left intact
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble left intact
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cultivation
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 South Coast Region
    Biodiversity
    IBRA 6 Regions Esperance Plains
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Recherche
    IBRA 7 Regions Esperance Plains
    IBRA 7 Subregions Recherche
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Esperance Mallee
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Semi-arid climate that is too dry to support field crops. Soil moisture tends to be greatest in winter
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: distinctly dry (and warm) summer
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Unclassified
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South Western Plateau
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 SALT LAKE
    River Regions SALT LAKE
    Land Management
    Western Australian Biodiversity Science Research Priority Regions Yilgarn/GreatWesternWoodlands
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Leeuwin
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries O'Connor
    Local Government Areas 2011 Esperance (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Esperance
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF ESPERANCE
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Ngadju WCD2014/004
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 17
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 622
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF WA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) ESPERANCE REGION
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) ESPERANCE
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA - OUTBACK (SOUTH)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) O'CONNOR
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) O'CONNOR
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) ESPERANCE - RAVENSTHORPE
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) ESPERANCE - RAVENSTHORPE - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) KALGOORLIE
    PSMA Localities (2018) ISRAELITE BAY
    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 (WA)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MINING AND PASTORAL REGION
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) MINING AND PASTORAL REGION
    PSMA States (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (WA)
    PSMA Wards (2018) RURAL WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Esperance (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Fraser Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Mgnr
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Nullarbor Plain Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Israelite Plain
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Mallee Woodland
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Mallee Woodlands and Shrublands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mallee with an open shrubby understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
    Vegetation types - native Mallee woodlands and shrublands
    Vegetation types - present Mallee woodlands and shrublands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 6180020.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.9362
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.1415
    Endemism 0.018005181
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.018816182
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 12.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 1988.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.3577013 index
    Species Richness 862.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 6.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.2875853
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 74.47 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 34.398335 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 20.03 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.8983206
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.1120437
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 24.034166 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 11.771667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 21.309998 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.32591248
    Aridity index - month max 0.85669786
    Aridity index - month min 0.06960578
    Evaporation - annual mean 150.28722 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 10276.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 258.5992 mm
    Evaporation - month min 64.2 mm
    Evaporation - variability 17.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.2 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 77.24122 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 70.44634 %
    Humidity - month max relative 85.95389 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 75.55884 %
    Humidity - month min relative 66.46974 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 66.46974 %
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 447.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 35.25 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.8716216
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 159.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 18.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 73.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.7741935
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 33.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.28865978
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 78.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 66.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 14.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 163.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 17.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 38.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 24.3 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 22.288334 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 17.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 10.19 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 20.799988 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 21.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 6.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.7 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 20.4 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.56 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 26.99 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.13
    Temperature - warmest month min 14.65 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 28.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 21.1 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 13.0 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 347.47067 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 441.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 166.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 16.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 54.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 41.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 60.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 60.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 173.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 170.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 214.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 67.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 126.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 120.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 210.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 56.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3320.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 281.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 211.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 134.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.03 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.03 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.9121403 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 905.69324 m
    Remoteness index 16.3863
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 72.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 266.0 %
    Runoff - average 0.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.3 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 60.390762
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 55.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.38 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 6.0 %
    Bulk density 1.1474193 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.5329852 %
    Clay % 4.153226 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 300.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.33
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.66
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 0.5 m
    Soil pedality 1.5854839
    Water holding capacity 75000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 73.68444
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.84078 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 90.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 35.625 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 6.0 m
    Elevation 4.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.4869543 degrees
    Topographic relief 7.35887 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.6957939 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2262 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 32.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 24.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 36.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 39.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0185 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.7 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 51.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 9.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4458 NDVI