Occurrence record: NSW709486

Preserved specimen of Polyscias spectabilis (Harms) Lowry & G.M.Plunkett recorded on 2004-11-16


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource NSW AVH feed
Institution code The Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust
Supplied institution code "NSW"
Collection National Herbarium of New South Wales
Supplied collection code "NSW"
Catalog number NSW709486
Other catalog numbers ["NSW766131"]
Occurrence ID NSW:NSW:NSW709486
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Identified by ["Lowry, P.P."]
Identified date 2011-08-02
Collector ["Primary","Secondary","Secondary","Secondary","Secondary"]
Supplied as "primary | secondary | secondary | secondary | secondary"
Record number 5070
Reproductive condition flowers
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 1 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
Establishment means {"concept": "Native", "lineage": ["Native"]}
Supplied as native
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Associated records REPRESENTATIVE
Disposition in collection
Occurrence remarks Erect tree. Leaves dull green above, paler below; petiolules attached to swollen nodes. Flower buds yellow-green. Fruits not seen.
Date identified 2011-08-02


Occurrence date 2004-11-16
Date precision DAY


Higher classification (Harms) Lowry & G.M.Plunkett
Scientific name Polyscias spectabilis
Supplied scientific name "Polyscias spectabilis (Harms) Lowry & G.M.Plunkett"
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Apiales
Family Araliaceae
Genus Polyscias
Species Polyscias spectabilis
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Harms) Lowry & G.M.Plunkett
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN
Verbatim taxon rank species


Country Papua New Guinea
Locality Bulolo, Mount Susu Nature Reserve.
Supplied as "Lower Montane Forest dominated by Araucaria cunninghamii, Aleurites moluccana, Endiandra and Harpullia."
Latitude -7.225
Supplied as: "-7.2250"
Longitude 146.6183
Supplied as: "146.6183"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system Degrees Minutes Seconds
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 100.0
Georeference sources GPS
Terrestrial true
Elevation 850 m
Verbatim latitude 07 13 30 S
Marine false
Country Code PG
Verbatim longitude 146 37 06 E
Verbatim SRS EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinates 07 13 30 S, 146 37 06 E

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record has been identified as the representative occurrence in a group of associated occurrences. This mean other records have been detected that seem to relate to this record and this particular record has the most detailed information on the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 43e78637-2452-4e31-82fd-ba2a1a6265a1
    Data Resource National Herbarium of New South Wales (NSW) AVH data
    Raw Scientific Name Polyscias spectabilis (Harms) Lowry & G.M.Plunkett
    Coordinates -7.225,146.6183
    Related records
    Record UUID e3a16c72-eaaf-4149-b9c6-161dee839348
    Data Resource National Herbarium of New South Wales (NSW) AVH data
    Raw Scientific Name Polyscias spectabilis (Harms) Lowry & G.M.Plunkett
    Coordinates -7.225,146.6183

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial New Guinea Montane Forests
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World New Guinea North Coast
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeastern Papuan Rain Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential woodlands
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Solomon Sea
    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.05333494
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 3063.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.4886236 index
    Species Richness 762.0 frequency
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1554.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 249.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 78.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 249.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 25.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 459.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 182.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 481.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 234.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 130.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 171.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 225.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 112.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 225.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 86.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 590.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 301.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 240.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 237.0 degrees C * 10