Occurrence record: DNA D0070162

Preserved specimen of Cucumis melo L. recorded on 1991-04-18

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource DNA AVH data
Institution code Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Supplied institution code "DNA"
Collection Northern Territory Herbarium (Darwin)
Supplied collection code "DNA"
Catalog number DNA D0070162
Occurrence ID DNA:DNA:DNA D0070162
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Collector Willson, A.
Supplied as "A. Willson"
Record number 173
Reproductive condition fruit
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as Present
Occurrence remarks Twinning prostrate herb. Ephemeral lake edge with Bluebush and Gilgais.
State conservation Northern Territory:

Event

Occurrence date 1991-04-18
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 Northern Territory
Supplied as: "The Northern Territory"
Locality Brunette Downs Station, Lake Sylvester Exclosure.
Latitude -18.778571527159606
Supplied as: "-18.7799465846019"
Longitude 135.68299938651924
Supplied as: "135.682047079767"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "AGD66"
Verbatim locality Brunette Downs Station, Lake Sylvester Exclosure.
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeferenced by A. Willson
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU

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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
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Lake Sylvester System IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Territory
    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 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Lake Eyre Basin
    IBRA 6 Regions Mitchell Grass Downs
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Mitchell Grass Downs P1
    IBRA 7 Regions Mitchell Grass Downs
    IBRA 7 Subregions Sylvester
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Mitchell Grass Downs
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Semi-arid, with some growth in the warm season, but too dry for cropping
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: hot (winter drought)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Chenopod shrubland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 VICTORIA RIVER-WISO
    River Regions VICTORIA RIVER-WISO
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lingiari
    Local Government Areas 2011 Barkly (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Tableland
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 BARKLY REGION
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Brunette Downs Pastoral Lease
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Brunette Downs Pastoral Lease DCD2014/003
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 321
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 506
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) BARKLY
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) BARKLY
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) BARKLY
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) BARKLY TABLELANDS - OUTSTATIONS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) TENNANT CREEK
    PSMA Localities (2018) TABLELANDS
    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 (NT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) BARKLY
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) BARKLY
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) KUWARRANGU WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Barkly (S) Bal
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Georgina Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qt
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Barkly-Tanami Plains Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Barkly Tablelands
    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) Grasslands
    Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Chenopod Shrublands, Samphire Shrublands and Forblands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mixed chenopod, samphire +/- forbs
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Chenopod shrubs,samphire shrublands and forblands
    Vegetation types - present Chenopod shrublands, samphire shrubs and forblands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.329
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.0702
    Endemism 0.0017666678
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0017938416
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 829.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.6399846 index
    Species Richness 179.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.1226033
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 166.54 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 33.474167 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.54 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.65164715
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.52363414
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 35.128334 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 20.224167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 28.320007 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.11671793
    Aridity index - month max 0.3805407
    Aridity index - month min 0.008530638
    Evaporation - annual mean 264.20053 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 8868.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 347.74905 mm
    Evaporation - month min 175.6 mm
    Evaporation - variability 34.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.1 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.1 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 62.640865 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 45.848663 %
    Humidity - month max relative 73.388016 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 51.467342 %
    Humidity - month min relative 39.862072 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 39.862072 %
    Precipitation - annual 381.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 443.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 32.289955 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 6.655099
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 14.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 2.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 12.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.5731707
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 111.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.7291667
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 241.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 94.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 31.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 297.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 22.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 16.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 25.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 33.025833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 26.3 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 18.32 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 36.249054 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 28.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 10.13 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 10.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 19.7 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.8 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 19.9 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.52 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 38.25 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.55
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.19 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 39.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 31.2 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 30.7 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 168.80486 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 419.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 9.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 9.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 106.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 203.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 107.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 276.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 260.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 280.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 105.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 195.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 146.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 195.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 52.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 4574.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 385.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 309.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 308.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 3.027028 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 469556.97 m
    Remoteness index 18.0
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 5.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 214.0 %
    Runoff - average 951.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 7.1618037 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 40.9588
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 112.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.3 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 52.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3818182 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.13707067 %
    Clay % 54.545456 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 0.12352941 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.13
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.35
    Nutrient status 2.0 index
    Soil depth 1.6 m
    Soil pedality 4.0
    Water holding capacity 21000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 34.248665
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.70989 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 125.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 4.9166665 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 207.0 m
    Elevation 207.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.10959896 degrees
    Topographic relief 3.416901 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.2337123 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) -0.054 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 29.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0021 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.6 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 23.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) -0.0847 NDVI