Occurrence record: MEL 1533595A

PreservedSpecimen of Scleria brownii recorded on 1984-05-13

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 1533595A
Occurrence ID 25578c32-6374-11e1-bc2b-000c2907ead9
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Sheet - 1|Duplicate - 6
Identified by Wilson, K.L.
Identified date 1984-12-31
Collector Forbes, S.J.
Collecting number 1978
Reproductive condition flowers
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
Previous identifications Scleria brownii.
Rightsholder Royal Botanic Gardens Board
Occurrence remarks Scattered. Fieldwork funded by an Australian Heritage Commission Grant and supported by the Defence Forces, BHP Oil & Gas Division and ARB Vehicle Accessories.
Occurrence status present
Date identified 1984-12-31
Identification verification status verified
Identification ID 1346e6a2-1abd-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Event

Collecting date 1984-05-13
Supplied as year:1984  month:5  day:13 
Date precision Day
Start day of year 134
Event ID 52fc0358-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Taxonomy

Scientific name Scleria brownii
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Cyperaceae
Genus Scleria
Species Scleria brownii
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship Kunth
Nomenclatural code ICN

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Local government area Halls Creek (S)
Locality SE Kimberley, Mabel Downs, Winnama Gorge, above Winnama Spring, +/- 17.5 km S from Turkey Creek.
Habitat On steep, rocky, (aqartzite) northern slope, with spinifed, Calytrix exstipulata.
Latitude -17.1888889
Longitude 128.2500000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system degrees minutes decimal seconds
Verbatim locality SE Kimberley, Mabel Downs, Winnama Gorge, above Winnama Spring, +/- 17.5 km S from Turkey Creek.
Minimum elevation in metres 360
Maximum elevation in metres 360
Coordinate precision 0.0166666667
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 10000.0
Georeferenced by Forbes, S.J.
Location ID a988b005-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 128° 15' E
Verbatim latitude 17° 11' 20" S

Additional properties

identified by id https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7419-8222
recorded by id http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q21513320

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Kimberley Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Rangelands Region
    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 Rangelands Region
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Ord Victoria Plain
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1
    IBRA 7 Regions Ord Victoria Plain
    IBRA 7 Subregions Purnululu
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Victoria Plains Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Semi-arid, with some growth in the warm season, but too dry for cropping
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: hot (winter drought)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Hummock grassland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 ORD-PENTECOST RIVERS
    River Regions ORD-PENTECOST RIVERS
    Land Management
    Western Australian Biodiversity Science Research Priority Regions Deserts
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bonaparte Coast
    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 Halls Creek (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Halls Creek
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 417
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 761
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF WA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) HALLS CREEK
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) KIMBERLEY
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA - OUTBACK (NORTH)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) DURACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) DURACK
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) GREAT SANDY DESERT
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) GREAT SANDY DESERT
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) KUNUNURRA
    PSMA Localities (2018) ORD RIVER
    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 (WA)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MINING AND PASTORAL REGION
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) KIMBERLEY, MP
    PSMA States (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (WA)
    Statistical Local Areas Halls Creek (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Halls Creek Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Lsx
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kimberley Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Springvale Foothills
    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 Hummock Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Hummock grasslands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Hummock grasslands
    Vegetation types - present Hummock grasslands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 6180020.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.8153
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.7833
    Endemism 0.00866891
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0091394605
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 552.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.228309 index
    Species Richness 231.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.22165921
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 189.17 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 57.859165 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.21 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.5860112
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.6976774
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 35.5575 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.048334 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 26.839996 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.20716043
    Aridity index - month max 0.7168704
    Aridity index - month min 0.004375548
    Evaporation - annual mean 241.9125 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 16274.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 327.32397 mm
    Evaporation - month min 173.16293 mm
    Evaporation - variability 21.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.19 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.19 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 57.34281 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 47.79035 %
    Humidity - month max relative 71.33082 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 55.625683 %
    Humidity - month min relative 42.382168 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 42.382168 %
    Precipitation - annual 599.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 741.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 50.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 12.0
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 11.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.56557375
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 117.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.75714284
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 268.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 161.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 52.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 517.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 22.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 11.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 24.6 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 33.743332 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 18.935 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 36.364807 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 27.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 11.03 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 11.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 21.2 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.3 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.3 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.53 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 38.35 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.33
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.94 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 38.9 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 31.2 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 30.0 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 122.55235 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 682.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 15.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 2.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 15.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 107.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 333.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 179.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 447.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 263.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 261.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 116.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 206.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 142.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 206.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 54.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3881.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 377.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 303.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 290.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.691892 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.2529822 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 185890.88 m
    Remoteness index 15.471675
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 7.0 years
    Fire frequency 3.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 550.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 132.0 %
    Runoff - average 1870.0 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 74.51608
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 38.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.73 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 6.0 %
    Bulk density 1.0819026 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.08661931 %
    Clay % 10.878319 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 166.66667 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.26
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.72
    Nutrient status 1.1 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.4 m
    Soil pedality 1.720354
    Water holding capacity 32540.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 64.51833
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.84213 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 274.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 307.04166 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 367.0 m
    Elevation 327.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.29091007 degrees
    Topographic relief 53.49988 m
    Topographic slope (%) 2.644861 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1997 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 29.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 11.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 64.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 25.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0106 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.6 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 34.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 2.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.459 NDVI