Occurrence record: MEL 2459076A

PreservedSpecimen of Bedfordia arborescens | Blanket Bush recorded on 2007-01-09

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium IPT
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution code Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Supplied institution code "MEL"
Collection code National Herbarium of Victoria
Supplied collection code "MEL"
Catalog number MEL 2459076A
Occurrence ID 199e6e8b-7e4b-4fcc-a9e6-c1a7f97488a7
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Collector Whinray, J.
Record number 13010
Reproductive condition flowers
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
State conservation Tasmania: Vulnerable
Occurrence status present
Identification ID 3cbfc640-a035-4ebf-b4e5-cdbb4b789d98

Event

Collecting date 2007-01-09
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Bedfordia arborescens
Taxon rank species
Common name Blanket Bush
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae
Genus Bedfordia
Species Bedfordia arborescens
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship Hochr.

Geospatial

Country Australia
State / Province Tasmania
Locality Flinders (M)
Locality Cape Barren Island, Bass Strait. About 735 m at 37 degrees from the summit of Mount Munro. Slope +/- NE of Mt Munro's summit.
Habitat In a stand of Pomaderris apetala (c. 60 per cent cover) and Bedfordia arborescens (c. 40 per cent) on the NE slope of c. 30 degrees. The site is 6 m uphill of the edge of the burn of Oct 2006. There were no under shrubs and the ten other records included Polystichum proliferum, Ctenopteris heterophylla, Ptychomnium aciculare [a moss], Camptochaete arbuscula [a moss] and Coenogonium sp. [lichen].
Latitude -40.3652778000
Longitude 148.1225000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system degrees minutes seconds
Verbatim locality Cape Barren Island, Bass Strait. About 735 m at 37 degrees from the summit of Mount Munro. Slope +/- NE of Mt Munro's summit.
Minimum elevation in meters 495
Maximum elevation in meters 495
Coordinate precision 0.0002780000
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 50.0
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 148° 7' 21" E
Verbatim latitude 40° 21' 55" S

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow 3-9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow 3-9 months
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Other minimal uses
    NRM Regions 2010 North
    NRM Regions 2014 North
    NRM Regions 2015 North
    NRM Regions 2017 North NRM Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) North NRM Region
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble removed
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Removed = other
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) 1-2 cultivations
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) All practices equal
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North NRM Region
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IBRA 6 Regions Flinders
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Flinders
    IBRA 7 Regions Furneaux
    IBRA 7 Subregions Flinders
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Tasmanian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote croplands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: no dry season (mild summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Heath (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tasmania
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 FLINDERS-CAPE BARREN ISLANDS
    River Regions FLINDERS-CAPE BARREN ISLANDS
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Tasmania
    Australian States and Territories Tasmania
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Bass
    Local Government Areas 2011 Flinders (M)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Flinders
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 FLINDERS COUNCIL
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 0
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 873
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF TAS.
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) FLINDERS AND CAPE BARREN ISLANDS
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTH EAST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) LAUNCESTON AND NORTH EAST
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) BASS
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) BASS
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) TASMANIA - NORTH-EAST COAST
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) FLINDERS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) TASMANIA
    PSMA Localities (2018) CAPE BARREN ISLAND
    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 (TAS.)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) APSLEY
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) MCINTYRE
    PSMA States (2016) TASMANIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (TAS.)
    Statistical Local Areas Flinders (M)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Northeast Tasmania Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Dgmr
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Tasmanian Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Bass Islands
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous owned, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Low Closed Forests and Tall Closed Shrublands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Low closed forest or tall closed shrublands (including Acacia, Melaleuca and Banksia)
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt tall open forests
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus tall open forest

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3976693.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5041
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.7782
    Endemism 0.007402354
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.009515435
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2867
    Migratory species (2008) 10.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 1832.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.0120945 index
    Species Richness 593.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 7.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.4151509
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 33.8 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 81.755 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 37.29 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.9610178
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.040392604
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 15.3675 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 8.996667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 14.599976 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.3943362
    Aridity index - month max 3.349237
    Aridity index - month min 0.33211672
    Evaporation - annual mean 87.407394 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 17530.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 159.90953 mm
    Evaporation - month min 29.925728 mm
    Evaporation - variability 3.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.29 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.01 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 87.28081 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 83.96891 %
    Humidity - month max relative 92.53982 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 87.235855 %
    Humidity - month min relative 80.69477 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 80.69477 %
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1065.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 82.88007 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.3699621
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 332.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 53.108627 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 10.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 198.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.0040355
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 21.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.004019445
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 198.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 106.93921 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 29.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 333.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 13.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 48.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.0 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 13.756666 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 11.3 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 7.724167 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 15.12442 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 14.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 4.68 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 7.8 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 6.3 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 15.0 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.42 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 18.63 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.99
    Temperature - warmest month min 11.31 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 19.5 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 15.0 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 7.9 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 149.1515 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1038.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 333.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 50.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 175.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 25.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 175.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 121.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 334.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 111.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 162.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 38.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 74.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 78.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 148.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 48.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2895.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 200.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 148.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 82.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.06708203 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.03605551 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.06708203 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1388.9991 m
    Remoteness index 16.15
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 3206.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 48.0 %
    Runoff - average 409.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 14.862394 Degrees C
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.4 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 76.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.38 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 16.0 %
    Bulk density 1.4598603 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 426.1553 %
    Clay % 20.046926 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 188.88889 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.86
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.1 index
    Soil depth 0.6 m
    Soil pedality 2.3284917
    Water holding capacity 59000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 0.27904 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 68.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 2.4583333 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 603.0 m
    Elevation 207.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.07407141 degrees
    Topographic relief 376.948 m
    Topographic slope (%) 21.69411 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4609 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 49.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 37.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 63.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.038 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 59.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 8.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7672 NDVI