Occurrence record: MEL 0624444A

PreservedSpecimen of Dendrobium speciosum


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution code Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Supplied institution code "MEL"
Collection code National Herbarium of Victoria
Supplied collection code "MEL"
Catalog number MEL 0624444A
Occurrence ID 05b9bb66-6374-11e1-bc2b-000c2907ead9
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Collector Fitzalan, E.F.A.
Record number s.n.
Reproductive condition flowers
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Data generalizations Location in Queensland, Australia generalised to 0.1 degrees. Sensitive in QLD, Name: Queensland, Zone: STATE [Sensitive, Qld DEHP]
Occurrence status present
Identification ID fd65ee25-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da


Date precision Not Supplied


Scientific name Dendrobium speciosum
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Asparagales
Family Orchidaceae
Genus Dendrobium
Species Dendrobium speciosum
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship Sm.


Country Australia
State / Province Queensland
Latitude -20.1
Longitude 148.3
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system degrees decimal minutes
Coordinate precision 0.0166700000
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 20000.0
Coordinates generalised Due to sensitivity concerns, the coordinates of this record have been generalised: "Location in Queensland, Australia generalised to 0.1 degrees. Sensitive in QLD, Name: Queensland, Zone: STATE [Sensitive, Qld DEHP]".
Georeferenced by compiler
Biome Marine
Country code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Central & North GBR
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Great Barrier Reef Coast
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Directory of Important Wetlands Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    NRM Regions 2010 Mackay Whitsunday
    NRM Regions 2014 Mackay Whitsunday
    NRM Regions 2015 Mackay Whitsunday
    NRM Regions 2017 Mackay Whitsunday
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Mackay Whitsunday
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Mackay Whitsunday
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Lucinda-Mackay Coast
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with cooler winter and with a growing season lasting at least six months
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 WHITSUNDAY REGIONAL
    PSMA Localities (2018) CORAL SEA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) BURDEKIN
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) BURDEKIN

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5296
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.502
    Endemism 0.01811039
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.028017648
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 620.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.512228 index
    Species Richness 214.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.43806386
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.4225802
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.058636777
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 165.17563 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 221.94499 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 101.935 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.38375 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.21875 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.3425 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 74.78802 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 10.135 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.29655972
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 2.7312465 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -3.7449157 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 8.674079
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.3404453
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 7.5467105
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 237.53 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -90.3876 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -190.9625 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 70.55875 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 25.317501 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 19.65073 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 14.32625 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 29.429062 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 20.277916 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 18.151245 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 14.45125 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 25.01125 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.1875 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 3.1375122 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 10.938751 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 9.151146 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.1974792 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -3.4224854 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.6637573 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 32.6025 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 24.68125 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 898.6667 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 59.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 2.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 50.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 90.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 510.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 56.333332 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 528.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -78.041664 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -187.5 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 15.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 18.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 25.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 14.133333 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 19.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.933332 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 21.0 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 24.1 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.333332 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 13.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 19.6 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.1 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 20.8 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.5 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.0866667
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 31.866667 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 27.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 27.6 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 332.26697 km/day
    Wind run - month max 368.28748 km/day
    Wind run - month min 285.67792 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 5.6669 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 4.8061166 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 5.9450984 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 6.1257706 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 5.7644267 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 6.1257706 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.219328 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.238656 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.238656 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0728011 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0728011 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 6200.702 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.078975 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -2.1047611 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.11 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 7.81 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 12.42 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 6.9442997 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.26999998 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.52 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.14 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 25.0 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.41 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.96 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 20.859999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.67 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 25.233189 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.111430034 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.9661206 mg/m^3
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.43568572
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.058636777
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 132.85349 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 49.81019 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.2523929 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 39.21171
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 5.27731
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 1.2031416 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 14.437698 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 264.32483 Gal
    Bulk density 1.5518144 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 38.4981 kgC/ha
    Clay % 47.587093 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 71.875 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 45.555557 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 28.4 my
    Lithology - fertility 4.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 284.8 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 2.45454 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 1.4533184 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 169.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.47666666
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.23666666
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 0.9866667
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.9266667
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.05
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.12
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 69.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.73
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 3317.5903 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 33.272114 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 41.599026 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.9 index
    Pedality hydrological score 3.792151
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 7.6230016 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 478.15616 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 6.097101 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 3.792151
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 1.0
    Topographic wetness index 5.419339
    Unreliable water retention parameters 31.11111
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 87.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.7224 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 74.291664 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.038834866 degrees
    Topographic relief 4.266719 m
    Topographic roughness 103.8642 %
    Topographic slope (%) 1.485321 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.3481915
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0892 EVI
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1045 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 71.51852 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 50.77778 Day