Occurrence record: PERTH 4549961

PreservedSpecimen of Agave americana recorded on 1996-06-22

Dataset

Data provider Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource PERTH AVH data
Institution Western Australia, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Supplied institution code "PERTH"
Collection Western Australian Herbarium
Supplied collection code "PERTH"
Catalogue Number PERTH 4549961
Occurrence ID PERTH:PERTH:PERTH 4549961
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by B.J. Lepschi
Collector Lepschi, B.J.|Lally, T.R.
Supplied as "Lepschi, B.J. | Lally, T.R."
Collecting number BJL 2628
Occurrence remarks Leaves bluish-grey, oldest leaves reflexed at the apex. Old (dead) flowering spike to ca 8 m present on oldest plant. Abundance: small clump of suckering plants. Persisting from dumped garden refuse and not naturalised at this site.
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present

Event

Collecting date 1996-06-22
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 22 Jun 1996

Taxonomy

Scientific name Agave americana
Supplied scientific name "Agave americana L."
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Asparagales
Family Asparagaceae
Genus Agave
Species Agave americana
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship L.

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Supplied as: "WA"
Local government area Dowerin (S)
Locality Ca 500 m WNW of Minnivale on road to Amery, ca 15.5 km ENE of Dowerin
Habitat Pale brown sandy-loam over clay.
Latitude -31.1499999992
Supplied as: "-31.1500000000"
Longitude 117.18333333
Supplied as: "117.1833333300"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "GDA94"
Verbatim locality Ca 500 m WNW of Minnivale on road to Amery, ca 15.5 km ENE of Dowerin
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow 3-9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow 3-9 months
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Southwest Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Southwestern Australia Forests and Scrub
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Cropping
    NRM Regions 2010 Avon
    NRM Regions 2014 Avon
    NRM Regions 2015 Avon
    NRM Regions 2017 Avon River Basin
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Avon River Basin
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble left intact
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble left intact
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cultivation
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Avon River Basin
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Paleo
    IBRA 6 Regions Avon Wheatbelt
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Avon Wheatbelt P1
    IBRA 7 Regions Avon Wheatbelt
    IBRA 7 Subregions Merredin
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southwest Australia Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated croplands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia "Mediterranean" climate, but with drier cooler winters and less growth than Classic "Mediterranean" climate
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: hot (summer drought)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South West Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 SWAN COAST-AVON RIVER
    River Regions SWAN COAST-AVON RIVER
    Land Management
    Western Australian Biodiversity Science Research Priority Regions South-West
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Houtman
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Durack
    Local Government Areas 2011 Dowerin (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Dowerin
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF DOWERIN
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 16
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 908
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF WA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) DOWERIN
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) WHEAT BELT - NORTH
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA - WHEAT BELT
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) DURACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) DURACK
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) AVON
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) AVON - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) SOUTH-WESTERN WA
    PSMA Localities (2018) HINDMARSH
    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 (WA)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) AGRICULTURAL REGION
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) AGRICULTURAL REGION
    PSMA States (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (WA)
    Statistical Local Areas Dowerin (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Yilgarn Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qrc
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Yilgarn Plateau Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Avon Plateau
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Annual crops and highly modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Replaced
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 8258351.0 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.010267 t/ha
    Potassium 0.032338 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.868
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.471
    Endemism 0.010753969
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.010774577
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Migratory species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 1232.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.168137 index
    Species Richness 375.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.25862664
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 66.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 26.261667 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 11.36 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.5740027
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.7264252
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 26.466667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 12.465 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 28.5 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.29344803
    Aridity index - month max 0.9786207
    Aridity index - month min 0.033023227
    Evaporation - annual mean 187.3717 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 8422.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 363.3806 mm
    Evaporation - month min 60.431526 mm
    Evaporation - variability 17.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.15 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 75.0452 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 57.557564 %
    Humidity - month max relative 92.63815 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 75.25927 %
    Humidity - month min relative 42.231674 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 42.231674 %
    Precipitation - annual 323.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 344.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 27.81869 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -1.8600492
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 144.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 11.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 43.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.59770113
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 55.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.6603774
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 49.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 59.13954 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 13.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 156.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 34.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 26.6 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 24.215 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 18.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 10.9825 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 27.899994 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 28.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 5.61 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 11.7 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 13.9 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 21.1 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.48 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 33.46 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.82
    Temperature - warmest month min 17.22 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 34.7 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 25.0 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 12.3 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 199.15749 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 327.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 149.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 11.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 39.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 56.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 44.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 57.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 153.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 178.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 284.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 54.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 112.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 137.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 230.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 48.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5318.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 338.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 247.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 123.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.583982 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.12206555 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 142644.98 m
    Remoteness index 5.7386756
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 5.0 years
    Fire frequency 1.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 48.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 137.0 %
    Runoff - average 54.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.4 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 72.24397
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 71.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.46 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 25.0 %
    Bulk density 1.633254 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.5399442 %
    Clay % 43.581745 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 9.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.28
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.68
    Nutrient status 1.3 index
    Ph - soil 5.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 3.4174602
    Water holding capacity 18299.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.5279 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 34.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 63.666668 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 342.0 m
    Elevation 334.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.68768334 degrees
    Topographic relief 12.85782 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.766166 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1203 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 17.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 31.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 64.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 4.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0066 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 36.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 4.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1913 NDVI