Occurrence record: QRS 125936.1

Preserved specimen of Cucumis melo L. recorded on 2002-04-02

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 "QRS"
Catalog number QRS 125936.1
Occurrence ID CNS:QRS:QRS 125936.1
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Identified by F.A. Zich
Identified date 2016-08-09
Collector Ford, A.|Cooper, W.|Cooper, W.
Supplied as "Ford, A. | Cooper, W. | Cooper, W."
Record number 3329
Reproductive condition buds, fertile
License UNSPECIFIED
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as Present
Occurrence remarks Slender vine climbing by tendrils. Fruit green, immature, pubescent, cf. Cucumis anguria. Rare in area. Fruit in alcohol at BRI.
Date identified 2016-08-09

Event

Occurrence date 2002-04-02
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 Mungana Trucking Yards, Off Burke Developmental Road.
Habitat
Supplied as "Deciduous vine thicket on limestone outcrop. Dominated by Annona, Strychnos lucida and Flueggea. Occasional Gyrocarpus emergent. Graptophyllum very common, Cryptostegia common."
Latitude -17.1
Supplied as: "-17.1000000000"
Longitude 144.3833
Supplied as: "144.3833000000"
Datum EPSG:4326
Min elevation 360
Max elevation 360
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 1000.0
Georeference protocol topo
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim coordinates 17,6,,S,144,23,,E

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow greater than 9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow greater than 9 months
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Gulf
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble mulched
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble mulched
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 = other cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Gulf
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Einasleigh Uplands
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Hodgkinson Basin
    IBRA 7 Regions Einasleigh Uplands
    IBRA 7 Subregions Hodgkinson Basin
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Einasleigh Upland Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with cooler winter and with a growing season lasting at least six months
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Tropical: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Tropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Carpentaria Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 MITCHELL-COLEMAN RIVERS (QLD)
    River Regions MITCHELL-COLEMAN RIVERS (QLD)
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Kennedy
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements Wakamin People and Australian Fine Grain Marble Pty Ltd #2
    Local Government Areas 2011 Tablelands (R)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Mareeba
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 MAREEBA SHIRE
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 57
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1654
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) TABLELANDS
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) FAR 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) KURANDA - CROYDON
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) ETHERIDGE TABLELANDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) CAIRNS - ATHERTON
    PSMA Localities (2018) ROOKWOOD
    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) COOK
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) COOK
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (QLD)
    Statistical Local Areas Tablelands (R) - Mareeba
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Cairns Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Sjch
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Peninsular Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Garnet uplands
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Other special rights, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Low Open
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus open forests with a grassy understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Other Crown Land
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3003802.0 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.032055 t/ha
    Potassium 0.116754 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.3101
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.4994
    Endemism 0.016852746
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.017441824
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 2113.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.62525 index
    Species Richness 498.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 6.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.39042005
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 111.97 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 65.00166 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 1.22 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.4365603
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.2683475
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 32.504166 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 18.770834 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 23.0 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.40254775
    Aridity index - month max 1.592834
    Aridity index - month min 0.025086662
    Evaporation - annual mean 169.26894 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 16546.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 242.226 mm
    Evaporation - month min 116.364174 mm
    Evaporation - variability 22.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.35 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.25 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.3 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 74.81325 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 58.325104 %
    Humidity - month max relative 82.97424 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 68.45634 %
    Humidity - month min relative 48.300583 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 48.300583 %
    Precipitation - annual 797.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 835.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 67.11515 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 12.679668
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 13.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 6.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.47933114
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 120.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.0717572
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 472.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 226.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 55.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 598.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 20.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 16.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 30.526667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 24.7 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 17.235832 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 22.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 23.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 11.87 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 12.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 20.5 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 13.6 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 21.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.59 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 34.0 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.01
    Temperature - warmest month min 21.46 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 35.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 28.0 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 27.6 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 123.176476 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1009.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 19.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 4.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 15.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 110.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 482.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 259.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 684.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 246.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 212.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 133.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 209.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 128.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 219.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 60.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2587.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 345.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 275.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 266.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.212642 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.03 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 142640.61 m
    Remoteness index 13.111531
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 439.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 122.0 %
    Runoff - average 2741.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM 335.71 m
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.3 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 69.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.67 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 37.0 %
    Bulk density 1.065 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.28162763 %
    Clay % 23.95 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 61.11111 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.41
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.97
    Nutrient status 1.4 index
    Ph - soil 5.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.7 m
    Soil pedality 1.86
    Water holding capacity 48500.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.8816 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 234.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 128.41667 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 324.0 m
    Elevation 366.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.9894525 degrees
    Topographic relief 18.54034 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.057111 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2973 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 53.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 8.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 33.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 59.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0018 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.6 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 46.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 7.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.6432 NDVI