Occurrence record: MEL 0281914A

PreservedSpecimen of Pterocaulon sphacelatum recorded on 1996-09-21

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 0281914A
Occurrence ID 0ddf1bba-6374-11e1-bc2b-000c2907ead9
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Collector Latz, P.K.
Collecting number 14950
Reproductive condition flowers
State conservation Northern Territory: Least Concern
Occurrence remarks Infrequent.
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Identification verification status verified
Identification ID 0325c366-1abd-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Event

Collecting date 1996-09-21
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 Central Desert (S)
Locality 70 km WNW of Manners Creek Homestead.
Habitat In small watercourse below sandstone hill.
Latitude -22.0000000000
Longitude 137.2667000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system degrees decimal minutes
Verbatim locality 70 km WNW of Manners Creek Homestead.
Coordinate precision 0.0166700000
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 10000.0
Georeference protocol Unknown
Georeferenced by Latz, P.K.
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 137° 16' E
Verbatim latitude 22° S

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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 Central Australian Freshwater
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    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 Mitchell Grass Downs
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Georgina Limestone
    IBRA 7 Regions Mitchell Grass Downs
    IBRA 7 Subregions Georgina Limestone
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Mitchell Grass Downs
    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 (winter drought)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Desert
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Acacia shrubland (mulga) (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
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements Sandover Petroleum ILUA
    Local Government Areas 2011 Central Desert (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Sandover
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CENTRAL DESERT REGION
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 437
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 494
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) SANDOVER - PLENTY
    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) ATITJERE - AKARNENEHE - ENGAWALA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) ATITJERE - AKARNENEHE OUTSTATIONS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) APATULA
    PSMA Localities (2018) ANATYE
    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) AKITYARRE WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Central Desert (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Georgina Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czs
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Barkly-Tanami Plains Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Tobermory Plain
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Other special rights, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Acacia Open Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mulga (Acacia aneura) woodlands and shrublands +/- tussock grass +/- forbs
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Acacia open woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Acacia open woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.3455
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.0021808269
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.002182402
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 18.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.1972246 index
    Species Richness 9.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.06974337
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 147.68 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 20.855833 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 1.84 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.92673
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.07717965
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 33.759167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 17.3925 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 32.589996 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.07490684
    Aridity index - month max 0.18532445
    Aridity index - month min 0.02055656
    Evaporation - annual mean 258.5181 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 5756.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 378.07797 mm
    Evaporation - month min 142.42743 mm
    Evaporation - variability 44.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 58.613018 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 44.043324 %
    Humidity - month max relative 72.64416 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 52.881683 %
    Humidity - month min relative 36.67617 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 36.67617 %
    Precipitation - annual 247.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 281.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 20.5 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 2.3508773
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 23.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 18.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.546875
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 91.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.8055556
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 163.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 54.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 18.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 166.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 22.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 20.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.0 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 31.396667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 24.1 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 15.236667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 37.200012 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 32.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 5.94 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 16.2 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 16.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 17.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 38.19 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.94
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.1 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 39.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 30.7 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 193.73878 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 286.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 26.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 6.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 24.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 77.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 150.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 64.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 157.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 238.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 323.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 64.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 160.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 163.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 179.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 50.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5660.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 387.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 304.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 295.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.35999998 degrees
    Distance - to coast 5.0678 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.35999998 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.4011234 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 762246.2 m
    Remoteness index 17.534164
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 35.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 318.0 %
    Runoff - average 175.0 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 19.315508
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 21.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.5 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 5.0 %
    Bulk density 1.0317361 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.07513267 %
    Clay % 9.166667 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 300.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.08
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.16
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 0.3 m
    Soil pedality 1.4791666
    Water holding capacity 39000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 16.6792
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.90091 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 293.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 32.166668 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 240.0 m
    Elevation 243.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.64277244 degrees
    Topographic relief 15.69583 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.798799 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1411 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 19.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 37.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 48.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 16.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0094 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 25.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2815 NDVI