Occurrence record: NSW616597

Preserved specimen of Hypnodendron vitiense subsp. vitiense recorded on 1975-10-25


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource NSW AVH feed
Institution code The Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust
Supplied institution code "NSW"
Collection National Herbarium of New South Wales
Supplied collection code "NSW"
Catalog number NSW616597
Occurrence ID NSW:NSW:NSW616597
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Identified by Townsend, C.C.
Identified date 1978-11-28
Collector Sands, M.J.S.|Pattison, G.A.|Wood, J.J.
Supplied as "Sands, M.J.S. | Pattison, G.A. | Wood, J.J."
Record number 2535
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 1 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
Establishment means NATIVE
Supplied as native
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Associated records REPRESENTATIVE
Disposition in collection
Occurrence remarks Erect red-brown stems to 15 cm; leaves blue-green.
Date identified 1978-11-28


Occurrence date 1975-10-25
Date precision DAY


Higher classification Mitt.
Scientific name Hypnodendron vitiense subsp. vitiense
Supplied scientific name "Hypnodendron vitiense Mitt. subsp. vitiense"
Identified to rank subspecies
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Bryophyta
Class Bryopsida
Order Hypnodendrales
Family Hypnodendraceae
Genus Hypnodendron
Species Hypnodendron vitiense
Name match metric exactMatch
Infraspecific epithet vitiense
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN
Verbatim taxon rank subsp.


Country Papua New Guinea
Locality Namatanai sub-province; Hans Meyer Range; slopes of Mount Angil, summit ridge, c. 12 km (map distance) NW of Taron on east coast.
Supplied as "Montane forest, densely mossy, including Myrtaceae, Podocarpus and Ericaceae spp.; with Cyathea and frequent thickets of Racemobambos; frequent on the forest floor in deep shade at this altitude and noted between 1950 m and the summit (2250 m)."
Latitude -4.4
Supplied as: "-4.40"
Longitude 152.95
Supplied as: "152.95"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system Degrees Minutes
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 2000.0
Terrestrial true
Elevation 2225 m
Verbatim latitude 04 24 S
Marine false
Country Code PG
Verbatim longitude 152 57 E
Verbatim coordinates 04 24 S, 152 57 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 2409a8b8-a061-4110-9756-9844e19cf69e
    Data Resource National Herbarium of New South Wales (NSW) AVH data
    Raw Scientific Name Hypnodendron vitiense Mitt. subsp. vitiense
    Coordinates -4.4,152.95
    Related records
    Record UUID 24a8d4a2-d9bf-4147-8bad-19b44bb00651
    Data Resource New Zealand Virtual Herbarium
    Raw Scientific Name Hypnodendron vitiense Mitt.
    Coordinates -4.4,152.95

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Southern Australia Mallee and Woodlands
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Tirari-Sturt Stony Desert
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential woodlands
    Marine Ecoregions of the World South Australian Gulfs
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Woody savannas

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.02656594
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.03461632
    Occurrence Density 121732.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.2555275 index
    Species Richness 3222.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 11.85 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 939.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 389.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 26.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 87.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 51.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 87.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 145.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 389.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 139.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 222.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 47.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 90.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 112.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 189.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 50.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3877.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 269.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 189.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 90.0 degrees C * 10