Occurrence record: DNA D0051237

Preserved specimen of Cucumis melo L. recorded on 1990-04-28

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource DNA AVH data
Institution code Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Supplied institution code "DNA"
Collection Northern Territory Herbarium (Darwin)
Supplied collection code "DNA"
Catalog number DNA D0051237
Occurrence ID DNA:DNA:DNA D0051237
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Collector Clark, M.J.
Supplied as "M.J. Clark"
Record number 2117
Reproductive condition buds,flower,fruit,fertile
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as Present
Occurrence remarks Climber with yellow flowers; amongst Cyperus scariosus dominated sedgeland on floodplain.
State conservation Northern Territory:

Event

Occurrence date 1990-04-28
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Cucumis melo
Supplied scientific name "Cucumis melo L."
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Cucurbitales
Family Cucurbitaceae
Genus Cucumis
Species Cucumis melo
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship L.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Supplied as: "The Northern Territory"
Locality South Alligator River Floodplain.
Latitude -12.663896949006435
Supplied as: "-12.6652549442193"
Longitude 132.50215178675614
Supplied as: "132.501192380178"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "AGD66"
Verbatim locality South Alligator River Floodplain.
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Georeferenced by M.J. Clark
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Kakadu
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Kakadu
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Kakadu National Park
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Kakadu
    CAPAD 2018 Terrestrial Kakadu
    Directory of Important Wetlands Kakadu National Park
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Alligator Rivers Floodplains IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Territory
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Darwin Coastal
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Darwin Coastal
    IBRA 7 Regions Darwin Coastal
    IBRA 7 Subregions Darwin Coastal
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Arnhem Land Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Tropical: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Tropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    National Indicative Aggregated Fire Extent Dataset 2019-2020 - v20200324 National Indicative Aggregated Fire Extent 2019-2020
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 SOUTH ALLIGATOR RIVER
    River Regions SOUTH ALLIGATOR RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lingiari
    Local Government Areas 2011 West Arnhem (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated South Alligator
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 WEST ARNHEM REGION
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 206
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 485
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) ALLIGATOR
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) DALY - TIWI - WEST ARNHEM
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) KAKADU - MARRAKAI - JABIRU
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) KAKADU - MARRAKAI - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) JABIRU - TIWI
    PSMA Localities (2018) KAKADU
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) 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 (NT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) ARAFURA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ARAFURA
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) KAKADU WARD
    Statistical Local Areas West Arnhem (S) Bal
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Pine Creek Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qa
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Top End Coastal Plains
    Vegetation
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Woody savannas
    Land cover Native grasslands and minimally modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Other Grasslands, Herblands, Sedgelands and Rushlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Wet tussock grassland with herbs, sedges or rushes, herblands or ferns
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Other grasslands,herblands, sedgelands and rushlands
    Vegetation types - present Other grasslands, herblands, sedgelands and rushlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.7087
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.7138
    Endemism 0.012513022
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.013158718
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 10.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 17654.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.1394215 index
    Species Richness 838.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 7.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.58867204
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 162.21 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 110.115 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.35472232
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.8044233
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 35.0925 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 23.169167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 19.600006 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.6743473
    Aridity index - month max 2.124646
    Aridity index - month min 0.005277045
    Evaporation - annual mean 182.19986 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 28198.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 237.9 mm
    Evaporation - month min 141.2 mm
    Evaporation - variability 8.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.45 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.13 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.42 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 78.07263 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 60.623947 %
    Humidity - month max relative 88.00701 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 74.74101 %
    Humidity - month min relative 51.365997 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 51.365997 %
    Precipitation - annual 1323.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1437.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 110.882416 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 12.643835
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.47691128
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 112.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.0900555
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 390.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 306.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 84.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 963.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 10.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.5 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 33.380833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 28.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 21.608334 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 22.598358 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 19.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 16.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 17.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 25.3 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 11.9 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.3 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.59 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 36.55 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.65
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.36 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 37.6 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.4 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 29.0 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 98.69404 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1430.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 5.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 5.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 107.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 390.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 329.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 941.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 279.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 196.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 174.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 250.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 118.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 250.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 60.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1885.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 370.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 300.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 286.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.3590265 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.20124611 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 44642.27 m
    Remoteness index 11.300584
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 3.0 years
    Fire frequency 5.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1360.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 60.0 %
    Runoff - average 6391.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.30864197 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 84.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.82 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 74.0 %
    Bulk density 1.4792683 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.3226306 %
    Clay % 54.512196 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 0.1 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.49
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 2.0 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.2 m
    Soil pedality 3.8536584
    Water holding capacity 14500.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.06311 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 43.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 33.5 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 2.0 m
    Elevation 1.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.1958032 degrees
    Topographic relief 1.932998 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.1039968 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2332 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 60.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0057 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 2.0 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 61.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 4.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4762 NDVI