Occurrence record: PERTH 9628576

Preserved specimen of Urochloa reptans (L.) Stapf | Fine Armgrass recorded on 2018-04-14


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource Western Australian Herbarium (PERTH) AVH data
Institution code Western Australia, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Supplied institution code "PERTH"
Collection Western Australian Herbarium
Supplied collection code "PERTH"
Catalog number PERTH 9628576
Occurrence ID 9628576
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by BRI  
Collector 1.  Mckenna, S.G.   2.  Edwards, T.J.  
Supplied as "McKenna, S.G.; Edwards, T.J."
Record number SGM 2015
License CC0
Supplied as CC0 International
Rights holder Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Institution ID https://www.gbif.org/grscicoll/institution/d129a8d1-2339-4a47-aa19-a8e0a078082a
Field Number SGM 2015
Language en
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code PERTH
Collection https://www.gbif.org/grscicoll/collection/4c63d5f6-b20b-49e5-8006-e2af210eab0e
Dataset / Survey name [PERTH AVH data]
Organism remarks Clumping small grass to 0.2 m. Roots readily at nodes forming dense clumps. Inflorescence paniculate. Spikelets bristly.
Occurrence remarks Upper slope, limestone. Full sun weedy roadside managed vegetation.
Access rights https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/help/copyright
Identification verification status verified


Dataset / Survey name PERTH AVH data  
Field Number SGM 2015
Occurrence date 2018-04-14
Verbatim event date 14 Apr 2018
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Urochloa reptans
Supplied scientific name "Urochloa reptans (L.) Stapf"
Identified to rank species
Common name Fine Armgrass
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Poaceae
Genus Urochloa
Species Urochloa reptans
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (L.) Stapf
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICBN
Taxonomic status accepted


Country Australia
Supplied as "Christmas Island"
State or Territory Territory
Locality Christmas Island, Murray Rd., between Poon Saan and Settlement
Supplied as "Upper slope, limestone. Full sun weedy roadside managed vegetation. Growing with Leucaena leucocephala, Dipteracanthus prostratus, Acalypha indica, Stachytarpheta jamaicensis, Tridax procumbens, Synedrella nodiflora, Euphorbia hirta and Cordia curassavica."
Latitude -10.444833
Supplied as: "-10.44483300"
Longitude 105.683472
Supplied as: "105.68347200"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "GDA94"
Verbatim locality Christmas Island, Murray Rd., between Poon Saan and Settlement
Min elevation 158.00
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 100.0
Location according to collector
Terrestrial true
Elevation 158 m
Marine false
Country Code AU

Additional properties

verbatim identification Urochloa reptans (L.) Stapf

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    NRM Regions 2010 Christmas Island
    NRM Regions 2017 Christmas Island
    IBRA 7 Regions Indian Tropical Islands
    IBRA 7 Subregions Christmas Island
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Other Territories
    Local Government Areas 2011 Unincorp. Other Territories
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF CHRISTMAS ISLAND
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 0
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 9
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) OTHER TERRITORIES
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) CHRISTMAS ISLAND
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) CHRISTMAS ISLAND
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) OTHER TERRITORIES
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) CHRISTMAS ISLAND
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) CHRISTMAS ISLAND
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) CHRISTMAS - COCOS (KEELING) IS.
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very Remote Australia
    World Country Boundaries Christmas Island

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 13421.0 frequency
    Species Richness 2226.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 23.1125 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 76.0 %