Occurrence record: DNA A0086849

Preserved specimen of Cucumis melo L. recorded on 1989-01-22

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource DNA AVH data
Institution code Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Supplied institution code "DNA"
Collection Northern Territory Herbarium (Darwin)
Supplied collection code "DNA"
Catalog number DNA A0086849
Occurrence ID DNA:DNA:DNA A0086849
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Collector Thomson, G. Bruce
Supplied as "Bruce G. Thomson"
Record number 2965
Reproductive condition flower,fertile
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as Present
Occurrence remarks Tendril climber on river bank in long grass
State conservation Northern Territory:

Event

Occurrence date 1989-01-22
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Cucumis melo
Supplied scientific name "Cucumis melo L."
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Cucurbitales
Family Cucurbitaceae
Genus Cucumis
Species Cucumis melo
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship L.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Supplied as: "The Northern Territory"
Locality Bluey Creek, Calvert Hills Station
Habitat
Supplied as "Hill"
Latitude -17.01384641994589
Supplied as: "-17.0152250190163"
Longitude 137.26877379643287
Supplied as: "137.267841887579"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "AGD66"
Verbatim locality Bluey Creek, Calvert Hills Station
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Georeferenced by Bruce G. Thomson
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU

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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 - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    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 Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Gulf Coastal
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Gulf Coastal P1
    IBRA 7 Regions Gulf Coastal
    IBRA 7 Subregions Limmen
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Carpentaria Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Temperature and moisture are more seasonal strongly developed wet and dry seasons and the growing season is shorter
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Tropical: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Tropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Carpentaria Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 CALVERT RIVER
    River Regions CALVERT RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    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 Roper Gulf (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Gulf
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 ROPER GULF REGION
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Calvert Hills Pastoral Lease DCD2015/009
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 777
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1091
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) GULF
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) KATHERINE
    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) GULF
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) MABUNJI - MUNGOORBADA OUTSTATIONS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) KATHERINE
    PSMA Localities (2018) CALVERT
    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) BARKLY
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) BARKLY
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) SOUTH WEST GULF WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Roper Gulf (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia McArthur Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Mlkr
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Carpentaria Fall Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Gulf Fall
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Savannas
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus woodlands with a tussock grass understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4777
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.6662
    Endemism 0.0034782444
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0037221555
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 153.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.453793 index
    Species Richness 95.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.2719534
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 175.05 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 64.58583 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.46 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.44267416
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.2414753
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 33.651665 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 20.391666 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 24.360016 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.2990561
    Aridity index - month max 1.1394278
    Aridity index - month min 0.004789232
    Evaporation - annual mean 220.46114 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 16943.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 289.36325 mm
    Evaporation - month min 164.2659 mm
    Evaporation - variability 25.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.28 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.1 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.26 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 72.15518 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 55.092567 %
    Humidity - month max relative 82.787415 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 65.13293 %
    Humidity - month min relative 48.668694 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 48.668694 %
    Precipitation - annual 759.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 830.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 64.13679 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 11.779312
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.37320733
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 119.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.6572727
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 430.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 207.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 56.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 589.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 15.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 31.921667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 25.9 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 18.604166 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 29.200012 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 24.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 11.54 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 11.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 20.4 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 13.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 20.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.53 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 36.11 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.27
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.73 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 36.6 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.9 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 29.3 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 146.57115 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 796.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 7.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 7.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 115.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 322.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 233.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 553.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 260.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 222.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 134.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 206.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 115.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 206.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 51.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3678.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 356.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 299.0 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 0.8414868 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.01 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 124427.3 m
    Remoteness index 18.0
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 2.0 years
    Fire frequency 5.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 517.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 156.0 %
    Runoff - average 2045.0 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 80.99999
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 24.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.4 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 5.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3932021 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.16964553 %
    Clay % 8.76378 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 300.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.32
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.88
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 0.8 m
    Soil pedality 1.9396325
    Water holding capacity 44000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.88418 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 95.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 88.708336 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 160.0 m
    Elevation 160.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.6006802 degrees
    Topographic relief 24.7146 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.507557 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2722 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 40.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 4.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 61.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 36.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0025 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.1 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 43.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 4.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4459 NDVI