Occurrence record: MEL 2473808A

PreservedSpecimen of Pterocaulon sphacelatum recorded on 2011-08-04

Dataset

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 2473808A
Occurrence ID cf5119e6-441c-4522-8a88-2db904bea613
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Collector Latz, P.
Collecting number 26855
State conservation Northern Territory: Least Concern
Occurrence remarks Infrequent.
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Identification verification status verified
Identification ID 7444728f-bcd7-424d-8b13-a3961b2d6984

Event

Collecting date 2011-08-04
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Pterocaulon sphacelatum
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae
Genus Pterocaulon
Species Pterocaulon sphacelatum
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (Labill.) F.Muell.

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Local government area MacDonnell (S)
Locality McDills No 1 Bore; 61 km SE of Andado Homestead.
Habitat Base of dune with Acacia ligulata; A. murrayana and Crotalaria nove-hollandiae.
Latitude -25.7338888889
Longitude 135.7891666667
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system degrees minutes seconds
Verbatim locality McDills No 1 Bore; 61 km SE of Andado Homestead.
Coordinate precision 0.0002780000
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 10000.0
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 135° 47' 21" E
Verbatim latitude 25° 44' 2" S

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Central Australian Freshwater
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Managed resource protected areas
    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 Lake Eyre Basin
    IBRA 6 Regions Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Simpson Desert
    IBRA 7 Regions Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields
    IBRA 7 Subregions Simpson Desert
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Simpson Desert
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Desert, supporting very little plant growth due to water limitation
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Desert: hot (persistently dry)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Desert
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Hummock grassland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Lake Eyre Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DIAMANTINA-GEORGINA RIVERS
    River Regions DIAMANTINA-GEORGINA RIVERS
    Marine
    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 MacDonnell (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Petermann-Simpson
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 MACDONNELL REGION
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 157
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 167
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) PETERMANN - SIMPSON
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) ALICE SPRINGS
    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) APATULA (FINKE) AND HOMELANDS
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) APATULA (FINKE) HOMELANDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) APATULA
    PSMA Localities (2018) SIMPSON
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very 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) NAMATJIRA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) NAMATJIRA
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) RODINGA WARD
    Statistical Local Areas MacDonnell (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Eromanga Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qd
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Central Lowlands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Simpson Desert Dunefield
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous owned, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native grasslands and minimally modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Hummock Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Hummock grasslands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Hummock grasslands
    Vegetation types - present Hummock grasslands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4042
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.0025531715
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0025598253
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 181.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.7034533 index
    Species Richness 66.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.05388492
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 106.4 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 14.219167 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 2.81 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.6334787
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.5572744
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 32.13 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 16.5125 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 33.25 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.050558805
    Aridity index - month max 0.09950604
    Aridity index - month min 0.020911751
    Evaporation - annual mean 286.31354 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 3471.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 468.0 mm
    Evaporation - month min 120.59569 mm
    Evaporation - variability 44.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 59.585712 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 45.46405 %
    Humidity - month max relative 78.42603 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 57.990498 %
    Humidity - month min relative 36.847664 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 36.847664 %
    Precipitation - annual 156.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 198.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 13.083333 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.83928573
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 28.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 20.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.6
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 59.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.64
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 88.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 26.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 10.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 90.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 22.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 25.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 28.0 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 29.355833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 22.9 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 13.983334 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 35.399994 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 34.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 4.71 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 14.4 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 15.4 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.6 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.45 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.37 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.16
    Temperature - warmest month min 22.5 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 39.6 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 30.5 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 205.37305 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 134.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 28.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 2.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 14.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 47.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 51.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 20.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 51.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 224.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 331.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 55.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 141.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 156.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 195.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 47.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 6265.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 386.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 301.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 301.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.3088689 degrees
    Distance - to coast 6.71038 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.3088689 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.49517673 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 966156.4 m
    Remoteness index 17.669125
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 2.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 272.0 %
    Runoff - average 4.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 8.154925
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 29.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.4 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 5.0 %
    Bulk density 1.1884782 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.07054336 %
    Clay % 4.2608695 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 157.14285 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.06
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.09
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 0.3 m
    Soil pedality 1.4391304
    Water holding capacity 36000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 8.955544
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.54517 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 310.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 6.2916665 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 120.0 m
    Elevation 119.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.0 degrees
    Topographic relief 1.098442 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.07964705 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1919 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 17.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 52.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 41.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 7.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0044 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 18.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2708 NDVI