Occurrence record: MEL 2459443A

PreservedSpecimen of Amaranthus caudatus | Cat-tail recorded on 1807


Data provider Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Supplied institution code "MEL"
Collection National Herbarium of Victoria
Supplied collection code "MEL"
Catalogue Number MEL 2459443A
Occurrence ID 627fe2d9-3142-48f8-83f3-cf5b94895811
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Reproductive condition flowers
Establishment means cultivated
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Identification verification status verified
Identification ID d9b4401d-cebb-4fbf-8769-104d0edb8b5e


Collecting date 1807
Date precision Day


Scientific name Amaranthus caudatus
Taxon rank species
Common name Cat-tail
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Caryophyllales
Family Amaranthaceae
Genus Amaranthus
Species Amaranthus caudatus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship L.


Locality Ex horto meo. [Presumably cultivated in Europe].
Verbatim locality Ex horto meo. [Presumably cultivated in Europe].

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    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
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