Occurrence record: BRI AQ0846128

Preserved specimen of Xanthium occidentale Bertol. | Noogoora Burr recorded on 2009-10-25


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource BRI AVH Data and Images
Institution code Queensland Department of Environment and Science
Supplied institution code "BRI"
Collection Queensland Herbarium
Supplied collection code "Herbrecs"
Catalog number BRI AQ0846128
Occurrence ID urn:catalog:BRI:Herbrecs:0846128
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Sheet
Collector 1.  Waterhouse, B.M.   2.  Tom, L.  
Supplied as "Waterhouse, B.M.;Tom, L."
Record number BMW7788
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 1 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Associated records REPRESENTATIVE
Occurrence remarks Spreading subshrub to 0.8m. Leaves lobed with dentate margins. Upper surface blue-green, lower surface silvery green, both viscid pubescent. Stems scabrous. Inflorescences axillary and terminal panicles. Male florets in spherical heads. Larger female florets single or several with spiny ovary situated below male heads.


Occurrence date 2009-10-25
Event remarks This specimen has been treated with ethanol and gamma irradiated at 25KGy for quarantine purposes.
Date precision DAY


Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Asteranae | Asterales | Asteraceae | Xanthium
Scientific name Xanthium occidentale
Identified to rank species
Common name Noogoora Burr
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae
Genus Xanthium
Species Xanthium occidentale
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Bertol.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN


Higher geography Papua New Guinea, Madang
Country Papua New Guinea
State or Territory Madang
Locality Ramu Beef feedlot. Near Gusap, Madang Province, PNG.
Supplied as "Occasional. Scattered plants adjacent to cattle holding pens. Reported to be a problem weed of pastures around feedlot. Clay loam soil."
Latitude -6.047511
Supplied as: "-6.0475111111"
Longitude 145.974811
Supplied as: "145.9748111111"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Min elevation 495.00000000000000
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 100.0
Georeference protocol GPS
Terrestrial true
Marine false
Country Code PG
Supplied as ZZ

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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 318837df-4baf-4124-bd68-4305feb907e3
    Data Resource BRI AVH Data and Images
    Raw Scientific Name Xanthium occidentale
    Coordinates -6.047511,145.974811
    Related records
    Record UUID a8f9dfbb-f3cb-4ec3-ae65-541a6f4de4bd
    Data Resource Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research (CANB) AVH data
    Raw Scientific Name Xanthium occidentale Bertol.
    Coordinates -6.0475,145.974722

    Additional political boundaries information

    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 32.0 frequency
    Species Richness 20.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 25.175 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 85.0 %