Occurrence record: NSW975272

Preserved specimen of Cucumis metuliferus E. Mey. ex Naudin | African Horned Cucumber recorded on 2013-05-21
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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 NSW975272
Other catalog numbers ["NSW975213","NSW975273"]
Occurrence ID NSW:NSW:NSW975272
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Identified by Wiecek, B.M.  
Identified date 2013-05-23
Collector Murray, P.  
Supplied as "Murray, P."
Record number s.n.
Reproductive condition fruits
Associated Occurrence Status Asserted duplicates
Associated occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License UNSPECIFIED
Establishment means {"concept": "Introduced", "lineage": ["Introduced"]}
Supplied as introduced
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Associated records ASSOCIATED
Disposition in collection
Occurrence remarks Believed to be a single plant but leaves eventually blanketed an area of about 20 sqm., climbing into a nearby tree. On removal counted about 245 unripe fruit. [Ex BIS 17978.]
Date identified 2013-05-23

Event

Occurrence date 2013-05-21
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Higher classification Naudin
Scientific name Cucumis metuliferus
Supplied scientific name "Cucumis metuliferus Naudin"
Identified to rank species
Common name African Horned Cucumber
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Cucurbitales
Family Cucurbitaceae
Genus Cucumis
Species Cucumis metuliferus
Name match metric canonicalMatch
Scientific name authorship E. Mey. ex Naudin
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN
Verbatim taxon rank species

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Locality Private property by Coopers Creek, Rosebank.
Habitat
Supplied as "Flat, mainly sunny area of open ground in riparian area regularly inundated. Seed presumed to have washed down creek."
Latitude -28.660117
Supplied as: "-28.660117"
Longitude 153.424061
Supplied as: "153.424061"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system Decimal Degrees
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 50.0
Georeference sources GPS
County North Coast
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 28.660118 S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 153.424062 E
Verbatim coordinates 28.660118 S, 153.424062 E

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 3d9ecfd8-0d59-4aa1-9223-5d5de274389e
    Data Resource NSW AVH feed
    Raw Scientific Name Cucumis metuliferus Naudin
    Coordinates -28.660117,153.424061
    Related records
    Record UUID 4a12ed57-32be-4a1d-8e60-490899ae05bd
    Data Resource NSW AVH feed
    Raw Scientific Name Cucumis metuliferus Naudin
    Coordinates -28.660117,153.424061
    Record UUID cdf46ab9-a20b-4e3d-81eb-29da5d801168
    Data Resource NSW AVH feed
    Raw Scientific Name Cucumis metuliferus Naudin
    Coordinates -28.660117,153.424061

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow less than 3 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Equal less than 3 and 3-9 months
    GER Border Ranges GER Border Ranges
    GER National Corridor GER National Corridor
    GER Standard Boundary GER Standard Boundary
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Modified pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2015 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2017 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) North Coast
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble mulched
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble ploughed in
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) Other cultivation
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North Coast
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IBRA 6 Regions South Eastern Queensland
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Richmond - Tweed, Scenic Rim
    IBRA 7 Regions South Eastern Queensland
    IBRA 7 Subregions Scenic Rim
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eastern Australian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential woodlands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Warmer and wetter end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Subtropical: no dry season
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Subtropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (NSW)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 RICHMOND RIVER
    River Regions RICHMOND RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Tweed-Moreton
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Richmond
    Local Government Areas 2011 Lismore (C)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Lismore - Pt B
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 LISMORE CITY COUNCIL
    NSW Local Land Services Regions North Coast
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 67
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 2164
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) LISMORE REGION
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) RICHMOND VALLEY - HINTERLAND
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) RICHMOND - TWEED
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) PAGE
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) PAGE
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) LISMORE
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) LISMORE - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NSW CENTRAL AND NORTH COAST
    PSMA Localities (2018) ROSEBANK
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Inner Regional 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 (NSW)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) LISMORE
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NSW)
    Statistical Local Areas Lismore (C) - Pt B
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Proserpine Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czbl
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia New England-Moreton Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Toowoomba Plateau
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Forests of Australia 2018B Other forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Evergreen broadleaf forest
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    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 Replaced
    Vegetation types - native Rainforests and vine thickets
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.4148657E7 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.020948574 t/ha
    Potassium 0.05204473 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.9582
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.7409
    Endemism 0.013363674
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.015009863
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.6792
    Migratory species (2008) 6.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 14980.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.8528576 index
    Species Richness 1227.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 29.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.163934
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 65.52 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 127.58417 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 38.58 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.43130836
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.3129247
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 26.101665 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 15.4525 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 20.589996 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.2112899
    Aridity index - month max 1.9349865
    Aridity index - month min 0.3853722
    Evaporation - annual mean 126.04218 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 29185.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 187.55655 mm
    Evaporation - month min 71.5 mm
    Evaporation - variability 3.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.4 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.73 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.29 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 82.140396 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 72.01854 %
    Humidity - month max relative 86.4558 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 75.87459 %
    Humidity - month min relative 68.05142 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 68.05142 %
    Precipitation - annual 1971.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1619.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 142.42772 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.512529
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 259.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 49.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 176.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.43988636
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 43.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.2683393
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 553.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 245.50195 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 56.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 623.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 16.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 27.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.5 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 24.186666 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 19.6 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 13.945833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 20.100006 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 20.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 8.12 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 8.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 14.8 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.5 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.5 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.51 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 28.07 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.21
    Temperature - warmest month min 19.03 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 29.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 23.9 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 22.4 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 168.35547 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 16.516666 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1717.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 299.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 52.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 226.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 38.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 581.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 235.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 653.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 194.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 197.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 86.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 147.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 101.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 154.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 51.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3442.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 283.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 235.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 234.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.1612452 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.031622775 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 11083.656 m
    Remoteness index 1.5805275
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 3209.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 70.0 %
    Runoff - average 17275.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM 50.590004 m
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 13.001346 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 160.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.05 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 55.0 %
    Bulk density 1.1401563 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 1.485111 %
    Clay % 53.671875 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 130.76923 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.89
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.8 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.2 m
    Soil pedality 3.7398438
    Water holding capacity 44000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.58455 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 259.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 235.5 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 38.0 m
    Elevation 67.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.3044847 degrees
    Topographic relief 17.83335 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.561723 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5272 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 89.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 14.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 86.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0251 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 5.7 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 81.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 20.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.8509 NDVI