Occurrence record: SP113031

Preserved specimen of Paspalum vaginatum Sw. | Water Couch recorded on 2014-05-21


Data resource WELT Herbarium at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (WELT)
Institution code Supplied institution code "NMNZ"
Collection Supplied collection code "WELT"
Catalog number SP113031
Occurrence ID tepapa:collection/object/2023731
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Catherine Beard  
Collector 1.  Burgess-Jones, Tracey   2.  Beard, Catherine   3.  Bailly, P.  
Supplied as "Tracey Burgess-Jones | Catherine Beard | P Bailly"
Record number TCBJ 12-2
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license (CC BY 4.0)
Rights holder Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Institution ID https://scientific-collections.gbif.org/institution/2749cf1e-60d9-4b03-9c71-3763632b8f78
Language en
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Field notes [Original coordinates plot in wrong place; coordinates derived and only approximate]
Owner institution code NMNZ
Collection https://scientific-collections.gbif.org/collection/6b5044bb-5fff-49ef-89c1-f52ae9e81550
Dataset / Survey name [WELT Herbarium at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa]
Dataset [tepapa:collection/dataset/plants]
Access rights https://data.tepapa.govt.nz/docs/
Date identified 2014-05-21
Identification ID tepapa:collection/identification/2023731/17189


Dataset / Survey name WELT Herbarium at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa  
Event ID tepapa:collection/fieldcollection/327123
Occurrence date 2014-05-21
Verbatim event date 21 May 2014
Date precision DAY


Higher classification Plantae | Embryophyta | Angiosperms | Poales | Poaceae | Paspalum | vaginatum
Scientific name Paspalum vaginatum
Supplied scientific name "Paspalum vaginatum Sw."
Identified to rank species
Common name Water Couch
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Poaceae
Genus Paspalum
Species Paspalum vaginatum
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Sw.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICBN


Country New Zealand
State or Territory North Island, Auckland
Locality Whangamata, whitebait stand under Otahu River Bridge 2170.
Supplied as "Collected from side of river; surrounded by paddocks with several kanuka trees."
Latitude -37.248
Supplied as: "-37.248"
Longitude 175.853
Supplied as: "175.853"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS1984"
Min elevation 14
Field notes [Original coordinates plot in wrong place; coordinates derived and only approximate]
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial true
Continent Oceania
Marine false
Country Code NZ

Additional properties

verbatim identification Paspalum vaginatum Sw.

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    Additional political boundaries information

    NZ Ecological Districts 1987 Waihi
    NZ Land Provinces Waikato Region
    NZ Land Registration Districts South Auckland
    World Country Boundaries Australia

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 189.0 frequency
    Species Richness 149.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 26.6125 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 59.0 %