Occurrence record: NSW785726

Preserved specimen of Scaevola taccada (Gaertn.) Roxb. recorded on 2008-05-22


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource NSW AVH data
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 NSW785726
Occurrence ID NSW:NSW:NSW785726
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Identified by Murray, L.J.
Identified date 2008-05-22
Collector Murray, L.J.
Record number 122
Reproductive condition flowers|fruits
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Establishment means NATIVE
Supplied as native
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Disposition in collection
Occurrence remarks Locally frequent large shrub to 1.5 metres high and c. 3 metres wide. Flowers white, 2 cm wide x 1 cm long, fan shapped. Leaves spathulate.
Date identified 2008-05-22


Occurrence date 2008-05-22
Date precision DAY


Higher classification Vahl
Scientific name Scaevola taccada
Supplied scientific name "Scaevola sericea Vahl"
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Asterales
Family Goodeniaceae
Genus Scaevola
Species Scaevola taccada
Name match metric higherMatch
Scientific name authorship (Gaertn.) Roxb.
Supplied as Vahl
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN
Verbatim taxon rank species


Country Papua New Guinea
State or Territory Morobe
Locality 50 m W of Kamiali Guest House, Kamiali Wildlife Management Area.
Supplied as "On edge of beach above the hight tide mark. On fron of Sago Palms and Pandanus forest. On sand derived from basalt."
Latitude -7.30039
Supplied as: "-7.30039"
Longitude 147.1333
Supplied as: "147.1333"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system Degrees Minutes Decimal Seconds
Verbatim locality 50 m W of Kamiali Guest House
Min elevation 4
Max elevation 4
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 50.0
Georeference sources GPS
County Kamiali Wildlife Management Area
Terrestrial true
Elevation 4 m
Verbatim latitude 07 18 01.4 S
Marine false
Country Code PG
Verbatim longitude 147 08 0.00E
Verbatim SRS EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinates 07 18 01.4 S, 147 08 0.00E

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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
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    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 3032.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 898.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 169.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 552.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 19.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 552.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 323.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 910.0 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 257.0 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 668.0 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 257.0 degrees C * 10
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.0 Pascals