Occurrence record: DNA D0002312

Preserved specimen of Cucumis melo L. recorded on 1969-02-20

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 D0002312
Occurrence ID DNA:DNA:DNA D0002312
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Collector Norman Brice Byrnes
Record number 1375
Reproductive condition buds,flower,fruit
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as Present
Occurrence remarks river alluvium; prostrate herbaceous vine
State conservation Northern Territory:

Event

Occurrence date 1969-02-20
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 sth. alligator river. nr. udp falls
Latitude -13.54722315864543
Supplied as: "-13.5485826669586"
Longitude 132.51883451396444
Supplied as: "132.517872918989"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "AGD66"
Verbatim locality sth. alligator river. nr. udp falls
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Georeferenced by Norman Brice Byrnes
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
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Kakadu
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Kakadu
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Kakadu National Park
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Kakadu
    CAPAD 2018 Terrestrial Kakadu
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Arnhem Plateau IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Nature conservation
    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 Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Arnhem Plateau
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Arnhem Plateau P1
    IBRA 7 Regions Arnhem Plateau
    IBRA 7 Subregions Alligator
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Arnhem Land Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Tropical: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Tropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Heath (tropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 SOUTH ALLIGATOR RIVER
    River Regions SOUTH ALLIGATOR RIVER
    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 Roper Gulf (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Nyirranggulung Mardrulk Ngadberre
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 ROPER GULF REGION
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 1514
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1635
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) ELSEY
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) KATHERINE
    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) ELSEY - ROPER
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) ELSEY ROPER - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) KATHERINE
    PSMA Localities (2018) GULUNG MARDRULK
    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) ARAFURA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ARAFURA
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) NYIRRANGGULUNG WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Roper Gulf (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Pine Creek Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Lshe
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Arnhem Plateau
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous managed, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Savannas
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Tropical Eucalypt Woodlands/Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Tropical Eucalyptus forest and woodlands with a tall annual grassy understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.8025
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.4614
    Endemism 0.014148185
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.014277627
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 9.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 9020.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.8510838 index
    Species Richness 970.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.541361
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 160.59 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 100.82 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.42741036
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.328827
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 34.363335 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.75 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 21.470001 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.6233176
    Aridity index - month max 1.9896678
    Aridity index - month min 0.005304348
    Evaporation - annual mean 181.88477 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 21794.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 240.21843 mm
    Evaporation - month min 140.25531 mm
    Evaporation - variability 11.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.45 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.19 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.41 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 75.63932 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 56.32161 %
    Humidity - month max relative 87.9318 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 71.162056 %
    Humidity - month min relative 46.09342 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 46.09342 %
    Precipitation - annual 1251.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1315.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 103.29563 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 14.330153
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.57902986
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 111.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.72264844
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 403.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 279.06146 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 77.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 870.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 10.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.5 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 32.65 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 19.638334 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 25.791077 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 21.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 13.75 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 15.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 23.4 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.5 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 23.4 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.57 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 36.14 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.83
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.07 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 37.2 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.8 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.3 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 98.9106 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1381.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 9.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 2.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 9.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 104.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 420.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 303.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 865.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 264.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 224.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 142.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 227.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 132.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 227.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 58.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2470.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 366.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 292.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 276.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.233288 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.036055513 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 136999.28 m
    Remoteness index 14.318099
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 3.0 years
    Fire frequency 3.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 2311.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 28.0 %
    Runoff - average 9615.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 120.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.64 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 16.0 %
    Bulk density 1.192683 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.18547624 %
    Clay % 9.164634 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 188.88889 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.48
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.4 m
    Soil pedality 1.657317
    Water holding capacity 45500.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.67434 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 5.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 280.79166 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 301.0 m
    Elevation 142.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 11.379157 degrees
    Topographic relief 175.0898 m
    Topographic slope (%) 9.750434 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3445 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 38.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0097 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.1 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 45.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 5.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.6096 NDVI