Occurrence record: MEL 2485688A

Specimen of Amaranthus albus | Pigweed recorded on 2017-02-25

Dataset

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 2485688A
Occurrence ID 6c43c030-e00c-4c4a-9848-6675cf972916
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Sheet
Identified by Clarke, I.C.
Identified date 2017-02
Collector Clarke, I.C.
Record number 4658
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
Rightsholder Royal Botanic Gardens Board
Establishment means introduced
Occurrence remarks Locally abundant weed along railway line. Lower lateral branches removed as duplicates prior to pressing.
Occurrence status present
Date identified 2017-02
Identification ID 639d8d66-6397-45b8-84b7-704a466a0c17

Event

Occurrence date 2017-02-25
Supplied as year:2017  month:2  day:25 
Date precision Day
Start day of year 56
Event ID 69a2d1f4-ec12-4ea8-8fbb-192c703177ab

Taxonomy

Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Caryophyllanae | Caryophyllales | Amaranthaceae | Amaranthus
Scientific name Amaranthus albus
Taxon rank species
Common name Pigweed
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Caryophyllales
Family Amaranthaceae
Genus Amaranthus
Species Amaranthus albus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship L.
Nomenclatural code ICN

Geospatial

Higher geography Oceania | Australia
Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Locality Bayside (C)
Locality Melbourne SE suburb of North Brighton, east side of railway line, c. 100 m south of N Brighton Station.
Habitat Growing in railway ballast and adjacent weedy verge.
Latitude -37.9060000000
Longitude 145.0025278000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "epsg:4326"
Verbatim locality Melbourne SE suburb of North Brighton, east side of railway line, c. 100 m south of N Brighton Station.
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 1000.0
Georeference sources Google maps
Georeference protocol Map or atlas
Verbatim SRS epsg:4326
Location ID c130bf93-76b7-4030-bb84-c502965485c5
Continent Oceania
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 145° 0' 9.1" E
Verbatim latitude 37° 54' 21.6" S

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Urban intensive uses
    NRM Regions 2010 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2014 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2015 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2017 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Port Phillip and Western Port
    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 Port Phillip and Western Port
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IBRA 6 Regions South East Coastal Plain
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Gippsland Plain
    IBRA 7 Regions South East Coastal Plain
    IBRA 7 Subregions Gippsland Plain
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: no dry season (warm summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (Victoria)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 YARRA RIVER
    River Regions YARRA RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Goldstein
    Local Government Areas 2011 Bayside (C)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Bayside - Brighton
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 BAYSIDE CITY
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 17
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1064
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) GREATER MELBOURNE
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) BRIGHTON (VIC.)
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) BAYSIDE
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) MELBOURNE - INNER SOUTH
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) GOLDSTEIN
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) GOLDSTEIN
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) MELBOURNE - EAST
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) BAYSIDE
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) MELBOURNE
    PSMA Localities (2018) BRIGHTON
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Major Cities of Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) MAJOR URBAN
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 1 MILLION OR MORE
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) MELBOURNE
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) SOUTHERN METROPOLITAN
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) SOUTHERN METROPOLITAN
    PSMA States (2016) VICTORIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) MELBOURNE
    PSMA Wards (2018) NORTHERN WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Bayside (C) - Brighton
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Gippsland Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czc
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kosciuszkan Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 West Victorian Plains
    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) Urban and built-up
    Land cover Built-up
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Removed
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3839264.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.3005
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.0691
    Endemism 0.0325904
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.035472248
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.5124
    Migratory species (2008) 11.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 181539.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.2610292 index
    Species Richness 4375.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 10.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.5212045
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 50.49 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 48.9725 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 34.51 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1437048
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.14272012
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 21.053333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 10.5475 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 21.00998 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.70830756
    Aridity index - month max 1.4488884
    Aridity index - month min 0.2356715
    Evaporation - annual mean 110.49556 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 15967.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 203.67332 mm
    Evaporation - month min 36.073704 mm
    Evaporation - variability 10.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.32 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 81.517715 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 72.40632 %
    Humidity - month max relative 90.028824 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 82.428566 %
    Humidity - month min relative 63.113667 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 63.113667 %
    Precipitation - annual 662.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 655.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 57.188896 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.04841305
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 164.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 47.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 129.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.128655
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 15.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.12790698
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 135.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 71.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 15.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 192.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 45.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 19.130001 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 14.7 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 8.935833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 20.47229 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 21.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 5.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.2 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 19.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.48 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 25.44 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.25
    Temperature - warmest month min 13.31 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 26.5 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 19.4 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 14.3 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 244.47588 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 712.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 175.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 45.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 137.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 17.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 137.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 75.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 205.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 148.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 199.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 59.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 101.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 97.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 194.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 48.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3625.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 258.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 194.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 123.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.058309518 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.02828427 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.6489992 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.058309518 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1254.833 m
    Remoteness index 0.0
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 446.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 159.0 %
    Runoff - average 0.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 69.556435
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 81.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.3 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 20.0 %
    Bulk density 1.520907 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic -455.9995 %
    Clay % 12.1254425 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 168.18182 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.6
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.91
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 1.8013275
    Water holding capacity 92000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 80.18965
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.48132 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 250.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 43.291668 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 15.0 m
    Elevation 11.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.3749433 degrees
    Topographic relief 3.560599 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.2718253 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1754 EVI
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 43.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 27.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 30.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    NDVI Mean 38.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3596 NDVI