Occurrence record: MBA 547.1

Preserved specimen of Cucumis melo L. recorded on 1977-03-30

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource CNS AVH data
Institution code Australian Tropical Herbarium
Supplied institution code "CNS"
Collection Australian Tropical Herbarium
Supplied collection code "MBA"
Catalog number MBA 547.1
Occurrence ID CNS:MBA:MBA 547.1
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Identified by I.R. Telford
Identified date 1988
Collector Hall, T.J.
License UNSPECIFIED
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as Present
Date identified 1988

Event

Occurrence date 1977-03-30
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 Queensland
Locality 10km south of Toorak Res. Stn. house, in steer paddock.
Habitat
Supplied as "Grey heavy texture to pebbly heavy texture on ridge."
Latitude -21.3333
Supplied as: "-21.3333000000"
Longitude 142.0
Supplied as: "142.0000000000"
Datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 50000.0
Georeference protocol generalised arbitrary point
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim coordinates 21,20,,S,142,0,,E

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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 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Southern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2014 Southern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2015 Southern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2017 Southern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Southern Gulf
    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 Southern Gulf
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Mitchell Grass Downs
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Northern Downs
    IBRA 7 Regions Mitchell Grass Downs
    IBRA 7 Subregions Central Downs
    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) Grassland: hot (winter drought)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Tussock grassland (tropical semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Carpentaria Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 FLINDERS-NORMAN RIVERS
    River Regions FLINDERS-NORMAN RIVERS
    Marine
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Kennedy
    Local Government Areas 2011 McKinlay (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated McKinlay
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 MCKINLAY SHIRE
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 9
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 728
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTHERN HIGHLANDS
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) OUTBACK - NORTH
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) QUEENSLAND - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) KENNEDY
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) KENNEDY
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) CLONCURRY - MCKINLAY
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) CLONCURRY - MCKINLAY
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) MOUNT ISA
    PSMA Localities (2018) KYNUNA
    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 (QLD)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MOUNT ISA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) TRAEGER
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (QLD)
    Statistical Local Areas McKinlay (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Eromanga Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Ksrm
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Central Lowlands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Winton-Blackall Downs
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native grasslands and minimally modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Tussock Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mitchell grass (Astrebla) tussock grasslands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Tussock grasslands
    Vegetation types - present Tussock grasslands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 2522075.0 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.019339 t/ha
    Potassium 0.049796 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 2.0598824E-4
    Endemism (Non-marine) 2.077605E-4
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 24.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.730114 index
    Species Richness 17.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.10675159
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 160.31 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 29.649168 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 1.47 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.77473116
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.28419626
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 34.48 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 18.1825 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 30.799988 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.13269778
    Aridity index - month max 0.42251927
    Aridity index - month min 0.019790757
    Evaporation - annual mean 249.57062 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 7423.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 359.2091 mm
    Evaporation - month min 146.71454 mm
    Evaporation - variability 33.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.11 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.11 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 61.658043 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 46.213566 %
    Humidity - month max relative 70.762474 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 53.171383 %
    Humidity - month min relative 38.956947 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 38.956947 %
    Precipitation - annual 411.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 404.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 34.5 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 4.3030305
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 26.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 24.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.50574714
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 107.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.95555556
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 241.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 102.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 28.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 270.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 19.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 25.7 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 32.195 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 25.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 16.2425 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 34.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 31.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 7.85 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 8.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 17.8 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 16.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 18.6 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.52 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.98 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.7
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.01 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 39.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.5 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 30.2 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 166.55981 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 430.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 24.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 4.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 20.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 102.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 277.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 115.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 277.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 247.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 299.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 84.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 177.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 156.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 194.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 52.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 4968.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 383.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 302.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 302.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.06708203 degrees
    Distance - to coast 4.03823 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.06708203 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.19416487 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 416948.12 m
    Remoteness index 16.664131
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 25.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 128.0 %
    Runoff - average 1700.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM 179.03839 m
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 32.433296
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 82.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 0.92 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 57.0 %
    Bulk density 1.430076 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.08139789 %
    Clay % 56.784195 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 0.3 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.13
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.32
    Nutrient status 2.0 index
    Soil depth 0.8 m
    Soil pedality 4.481155
    Water holding capacity 13000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 38.026737
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.67573 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 42.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 15.291667 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 172.0 m
    Elevation 171.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.10959896 degrees
    Topographic relief 2.1297 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.1094904 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4637 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 73.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 33.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 67.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0235 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 2.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 21.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 1.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.6593 NDVI