Occurrence record: CANB 832597.1

PreservedSpecimen of Desmodium varians recorded on 2016-02-15

Dataset

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 832597.1
Occurrence ID CANB:CANB:CANB 832597.1
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by Hosking, J.R.
Collector Hosking, J.R.
Collecting number 3925
Reproductive condition fruit, fertile
Occurrence remarks Herb to 25 cm high. Roots along trailing stems. Roots pale brown with pale brown rhizobium nodules. Leaves 3-foliate, dark green above, paler below, youngest leaves also paler than old leaves. Petals pink. Fruit segmented, green and covered in small white hairs. Silica gel material at NE. Digital images with John Hosking.
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Identification verification status verified

Event

Collecting date 2016-02-15
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Desmodium varians
Supplied scientific name "Desmodium varians (Labill.) G.Don"
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae
Genus Desmodium
Species Desmodium varians
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

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Local government area Tamworth Regional (A)
Locality Back River Nature Reserve.
Habitat Landform: c. 5 degrees E facing slope. Parent material: Metasediments. Soil: Dark brown loam. Vegetation: {Eucalytpus} spp. open forest with shrub, grass, fern and herb understorey, growing with {Poa sieberiana} Spreng. {s.lat., Pteridium esculentum} (G.Forst.) Cockayne, {Acrothamnus hookeri} (Sond.) Quinn, {Leucopogon affinis} R.Br., {Geranium potentilloides} L'Her, ex DC. var. {potentilloides, Hydrocotyle peduncularis} R.Br. ex A.Rich. {s.lat.} (J.R.Hosking 3919), {Chaerophyllum eriopodum} (DC,) K.F.Chung, {Galium leiocarpum} I.Thomps., {Lobelia pedunculata} R.Br., {Pterostylis abrupta} D.L.Jones (J.R. Hosking 3924) and other herbs and grasses.
Latitude -31.4847000000
Longitude 151.2681000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Back River Nature Reserve.
Minimum elevation in metres 1240
Maximum elevation in metres 1240
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 50.0
Verbatim coordinates 31,29,5,S,151,16,5,E
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Back River
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Back River
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Back River
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Back River
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow 3-9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow 3-9 months
    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 Nature conservation
    NRM Regions 2010 Hunter-Central Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 North West NSW
    NRM Regions 2015 North West NSW
    NRM Regions 2017 North West NSW
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) North West NSW
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble ploughed in
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble ploughed in
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) Other cultivation
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North West NSW
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IBRA 6 Regions New England Tablelands
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Walcha Plateau
    IBRA 7 Regions New England Tablelands
    IBRA 7 Subregions Walcha Plateau
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eastern Australian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Wild 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 (warm summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt forest (temperate)
    National Indicative Aggregated Fire Extent Dataset 2019-2020 - v20200324 National Indicative Aggregated Fire Extent 2019-2020
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (NSW)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 MANNING RIVER
    River Regions MANNING RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Manning-Hawkesbury
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries New England
    Local Government Areas 2011 Tamworth Regional (A)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Tamworth Regional - Pt B
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 TAMWORTH REGIONAL COUNCIL
    NSW Local Land Services Regions North West
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 30
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 6017
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) TAMWORTH REGION
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) TAMWORTH - GUNNEDAH
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NEW ENGLAND AND NORTH WEST
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) NEW ENGLAND
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) NEW ENGLAND
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) TAMWORTH
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) TAMWORTH - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NORTH-EASTERN NSW
    PSMA Localities (2018) HANGING ROCK
    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 (NSW)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) TAMWORTH
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NSW)
    Statistical Local Areas Tamworth Regional (A) - Pt B
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia New England Region
    Surface Geology of Australia SDymy
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia New England-Moreton Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Tenterfield Plateau
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Open
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Forests
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus open forests with a shrubby understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
    Vegetation - condition Replaced
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open forest

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 8673855.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6943
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.7202
    Endemism 0.010762907
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.012355156
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 2798.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.5877905 index
    Species Richness 579.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.7345513
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 53.81 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 85.3325 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 57.93 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1984595
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.19754842
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 19.808334 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 7.338333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 26.079987 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.0366541
    Aridity index - month max 2.4604657
    Aridity index - month min 0.5368445
    Evaporation - annual mean 111.97141 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 23251.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 200.26718 mm
    Evaporation - month min 40.246304 mm
    Evaporation - variability 5.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.08 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.37 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 82.16651 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 71.51837 %
    Humidity - month max relative 90.25919 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 82.71187 %
    Humidity - month min relative 60.17347 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 60.17347 %
    Precipitation - annual 1120.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1122.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 92.34977 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.2227209
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 267.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 69.268486 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 14.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 227.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1635112
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 19.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.162817
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 334.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 121.89041 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 30.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 347.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 17.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 30.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.0 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 17.770834 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 12.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 5.09 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 24.987488 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 26.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min -1.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) -0.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 6.0 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 11.5 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.47 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 24.66 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.69
    Temperature - warmest month min 11.35 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 25.8 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 18.2 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 17.6 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 138.40923 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 997.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 223.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 60.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 210.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 20.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 320.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 128.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 320.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 116.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 253.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min -10.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 53.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 124.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 86.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 49.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 4796.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 243.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 175.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 175.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.382317 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.044721358 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 70216.836 m
    Remoteness index 4.3355722
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 3273.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 66.0 %
    Runoff - average 3764.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 1.2 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 76.37463
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 160.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.05 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 55.0 %
    Bulk density 1.1755618 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 5.8240128 %
    Clay % 51.772472 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 130.76923 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.84
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.6 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.3 m
    Soil pedality 3.358427
    Water holding capacity 37750.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.59371 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 200.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 553.8333 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 1197.0 m
    Elevation 1130.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 7.718193 degrees
    Topographic relief 188.9323 m
    Topographic slope (%) 10.74375 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3943 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 92.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 35.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 8.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 58.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0471 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 6.0 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 83.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 16.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.8798 NDVI