Occurrence record: CANB 832079.1

PreservedSpecimen of Timonius recorded on 2010-10-11


Data provider Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource CANB AVH data
Institution Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research
Supplied institution code "CANB"
Collection Australian National Herbarium
Supplied collection code "CANB"
Catalogue Number CANB 832079.1
Occurrence ID CANB:CANB:CANB 832079.1
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Collector Conn, B.J.
Collecting number 5548
Occurrence remarks Erect small tree 9 m high; bole 5 m; dbh 18 cm. Bark white-brown, slightly pustular, with 2 inner layers, fairly aromatic; outer blaze pink to pale brown; inner blze white-yellow. Leaves green above; pale green below. Flower buds with calyx green. Corolla green-white on margin, dull maroon-red on lobes. Fruits not seen. Local name: Dambe (Kela language; Informant: Tanna Kepotung). Field assistants: Owen Levis, Wesly Anis nad Tanna Kepotung.
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present


Collecting date 2010-10-11
Date precision Day


Scientific name Timonius
Supplied scientific name "Timonius pulposus C.T.White"
Taxon rank genus
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Gentianales
Family Rubiaceae
Genus Timonius
Species Timonius pulposus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Higher taxon match
The match is based on the higher level classification.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship C.T.White


Country Papua New Guinea
State or Territory Morobe
Locality Aimoba Creek (water supply), S of Lababia. Kamiali Wildlife Management Area.
Habitat Coastal forest, dominated by Syzygium, Decaspemum, Gmelina, Finschia, Fragraea ceilanica, Melicope and Pandanus.
Latitude -7.3033000000
Longitude 147.1239000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Aimoba Creek (water supply), S of Lababia. Kamiali Wildlife Management Area.
Minimum elevation in metres 35
Maximum elevation in metres 35
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 50.0
Verbatim coordinates 7,18,12,S,147,7,26,E
Country code PG

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial New Guinea Montane Forests
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World New Guinea Central Mountains
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeastern Papuan Rain Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated woodlands
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Solomon Sea
    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.04035172
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 441.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.8481917 index
    Species Richness 192.0 frequency
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 3019.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 890.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 170.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 554.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 18.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 554.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 320.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 903.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 266.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 108.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 214.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 256.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 88.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 273.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 81.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 660.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 322.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 273.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 256.0 degrees C * 10
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.0 Pascals