Occurrence record: MELUM102512a

Preserved specimen of Rytidosperma alpicola (Vickery) Connor & Edgar | Alpine Grass recorded on 1979-12-20

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource melu_avh
Institution code The University of Melbourne
Supplied institution code "MELU"
Collection The University of Melbourne Herbarium
Supplied collection code "MELU"
Catalog number MELUM102512a
Occurrence ID 893c0349-7665-4c85-9a87-d959b97298c3
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Sheet - 1; Digital image (high resolution) - 1
Identified by Bennett, K.R.W.
Identified date 2018-10-17
Collector Adair, R.J.
Record number s.n.
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Date identified 2018-10-17

Event

Occurrence date 1979-12-20
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Rytidosperma alpicola
Identified to rank species
Common name Alpine Grass
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Poaceae
Genus Rytidosperma
Species Rytidosperma alpicola
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Vickery) Connor & Edgar
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Locality Approx. 1 km West of 'Ruined Castle', Bogong High Plains.
Latitude -36.866667
Supplied as: "-36.8666667"
Longitude 147.25
Supplied as: "147.2500000"
Datum EPSG:4326
Location remarks Growing in crevices of granodiorite boulder.
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference sources GA gazetteer
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No practices
    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
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Victorian Alps IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Nature conservation
    Murray Darling Basin Authority Water Quality Zones Upland
    Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW2
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) Goulburn-Murray
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units Goulburn-Murray: Shepparton Irrigation Region (GS8)
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) Goulburn-Murray: Highlands (GS8b)
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas SW2
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas (2019) Victorian Murray
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units SS3
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units (2019) Kiewa
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Valleys KIEWA
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones upland
    NRM Regions 2010 North East
    NRM Regions 2014 North East
    NRM Regions 2015 North East
    NRM Regions 2017 North East
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) North East
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Removed by cool burn
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Removed by cool burn
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) 1-2 cultivations
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North East
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
    IBRA 6 Regions Australian Alps
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Victorian Alps
    IBRA 7 Regions Australian Alps
    IBRA 7 Subregions Victorian Alps
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Australian Alps Montane Grasslands
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Very cold winters with summers too short for crop growth
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: no dry season (mild summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Unclassified
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
    River Regions KIEWA RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Indi
    Local Government Areas 2011 Unincorporated Vic
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Falls Creek Alpine Resort
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 FALLS CREEK ALPINE RESORT (UNINCORPORATED)
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Bangerang, Dhudhuroa, Dja Dja Wurrung, Taungurong, Waywurru, Yaithmathang, Yorta Yorta
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water (2019) Dhudhuroa, Dja Dja Wurrung, Taungurong, Waywurru, Yaithmathang, Yorta Yorta
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water Barapa Barapa, Barkindji, Dhudhuroa, Latji Latji, Maraura, Ngintait, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wamba Wamba, Weki Weki, Yaithmathang, Yorta Yorta
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water (2019) Barapa Barapa, Barkindji, Dhudhuroa, Latji Latji, Maraura, Ngintait, Tati Tati, Taungurung, Wadi Wadi, Wemba Wemba, Weki Weki, Yaithmathang, Yorta Yorta
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 22
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1760
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF VIC.
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) BRIGHT - MOUNT BEAUTY
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) WODONGA - ALPINE
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) HUME
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) INDI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) INDI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) WODONGA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) ALPINE - TOWONG - INDIGO
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) VICTORIA EXC. MELBOURNE
    PSMA Localities (2018) FALLS CREEK
    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 (VIC.)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) NORTHERN VICTORIA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) NORTHERN VICTORIA
    PSMA States (2016) VICTORIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (VIC.)
    Statistical Local Areas Falls Creek Alpine Resort
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Lachlan Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Dg151
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kosciuszkan Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 East Victorian Uplands
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native grasslands and minimally modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus low open woodlands with a shrubby understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 4180483.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.745
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.132
    Endemism 0.03231952
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.038529057
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 20629.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.237129 index
    Species Richness 1947.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 8.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 2.6597753
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 26.34 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 136.14833 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 70.94 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.305988
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.30509853
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 12.986667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 4.3341665 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 22.459991 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 6.4121284
    Aridity index - month max 21.888481
    Aridity index - month min 0.64186484
    Evaporation - annual mean 71.68043 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 21035.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 157.47142 mm
    Evaporation - month min 12.446031 mm
    Evaporation - variability 3.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.01 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.2 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.01 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 84.003716 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 80.3375 %
    Humidity - month max relative 92.77886 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 91.635414 %
    Humidity - month min relative 67.94986 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 67.94986 %
    Precipitation - annual 1540.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1827.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 185.75372 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.71881455
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 647.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 88.058586 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 16.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 261.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.3097018
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 35.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.30904827
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 272.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 293.2932 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 57.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 647.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 14.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 46.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.0 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 10.61 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 7.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 2.7191668 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 20.49823 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 22.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min -2.24 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) -2.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 1.4 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.4 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 12.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.37 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 18.63 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.72
    Temperature - warmest month min 8.02 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 20.4 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 13.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 1.4 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 137.61873 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1592.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 487.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 68.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 247.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 26.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 247.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 176.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 510.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 57.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 234.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min -41.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean -4.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 98.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 117.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 41.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 4759.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 193.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 117.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 2.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.212477 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.03 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 102000.38 m
    Remoteness index 3.915643
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 3.0 years
    Fire frequency 2.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 5775.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 25.0 %
    Runoff - average 15431.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 3.5002427 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 178.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 0.9 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 33.0 %
    Bulk density 1.202963 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 9.672784 %
    Clay % 30.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 100.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.95
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.4 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.2 m
    Soil pedality 2.3111112
    Water holding capacity 59000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 1.8014 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 318.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 927.5417 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 1472.0 m
    Elevation 1627.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 16.201315 degrees
    Topographic relief 313.4233 m
    Topographic slope (%) 24.12369 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3105 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 61.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 11.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 18.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 72.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0409 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.5 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 48.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 12.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.6985 NDVI