Occurrence record: MEL 2088683A

PreservedSpecimen of Desmodium varians recorded on 1988-11-27

Dataset

Data provider Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Supplied institution code "MEL"
Collection National Herbarium of Victoria
Supplied collection code "MEL"
Catalogue Number MEL 2088683A
Occurrence ID e38139e8-6373-11e1-bc2b-000c2907ead9
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Sheet
Identified by Strudwick, J.
Collector Strudwick, J.
Collecting number 101
Reproductive condition flowers | fruit
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
State conservation Victoria: Poorly Known
Rightsholder Royal Botanic Gardens Board
Occurrence status present
Identification ID e88e6dce-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Event

Collecting date 1988-11-27
Supplied as year:1988  month:11  day:27 
Date precision Day
Start day of year 332
Event ID 26f32a4f-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Taxonomy

Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Rosanae | Fabales | Fabaceae | Desmodium
Scientific name Desmodium varians
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae
Genus Desmodium
Species Desmodium varians
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (Labill.) G.Don
Nomenclatural code ICN

Geospatial

Higher geography Oceania | Australia
Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Local government area Benalla (RC)
Locality Upper Lurg.
Habitat In gravel of fire break between pine plantation and fence line.
Latitude -36.6167000000
Longitude 146.1833000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system degrees decimal minutes
Verbatim locality Upper Lurg.
Coordinate precision 0.0166666667
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 1000.0
Georeference sources R32
Georeferenced by Strudwick, J.
Location ID 96530254-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da
Continent Oceania
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 146° 11' E
Verbatim latitude 36° 37' 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
    GER Central Victorial Biolinks GER Central Victorial Biolinks
    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
    Murray Darling Basin Authority Water Quality Zones Upland
    Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW2
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) Goulburn-Murray
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units Goulburn-Murray: Shepparton Irrigation Region (GS8)
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) Goulburn-Murray: Highlands (GS8b)
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas SW3
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas (2019) Northern Victoria
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units SS5
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units (2019) Broken
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Valleys BROKEN
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones slopes
    NRM Regions 2010 Goulburn Broken
    NRM Regions 2014 Goulburn Broken
    NRM Regions 2015 Goulburn Broken
    NRM Regions 2017 Goulburn Broken
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Goulburn Broken
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Removed by hot burn
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Removed by hot burn
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Goulburn Broken
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
    IBRA 6 Regions Victorian Midlands
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Central Victorian Uplands
    IBRA 7 Regions Victorian Midlands
    IBRA 7 Subregions Central Victorian Uplands
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated rangelands
    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 (warm summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
    River Regions BROKEN RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Indi
    Local Government Areas 2011 Benalla (RC)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Benalla Bal
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 BENALLA RURAL CITY
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Bangerang, Dhudhuroa, Dja Dja Wurrung, Taungurong, Waywurru, Yaithmathang, Yorta Yorta
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water (2019) Dhudhuroa, Dja Dja Wurrung, Taungurong, Waywurru, Yaithmathang, Yorta Yorta
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water Bangerang, Dja Dja Wurrung, Taungurong, Waywurru, Yorta Yorta
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water (2019) Dhudhuroa, Dja Dja Wurrung, Taungurung, Waywurru, Yorta Yorta
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 4
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 589
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF VIC.
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) BENALLA REGION
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) WANGARATTA - BENALLA
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) HUME
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) INDI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) INDI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) UPPER GOULBURN VALLEY
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) STRATHBOGIE - MANSFIELD - MURIMBINDI
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) VICTORIA EXC. MELBOURNE
    PSMA Localities (2018) UPPER LURG
    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 (VIC.)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) NORTHERN VICTORIA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) NORTHERN VICTORIA
    PSMA States (2016) VICTORIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (VIC.)
    PSMA Wards (2018) BENALLA RURAL CITY
    Statistical Local Areas Benalla (RC) Bal
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Sensitive Data Layers
    Phylloxera Infection Zone - North East, Victoria Phylloxera Infection Zone - North East, Victoria
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Lachlan Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Ssy
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kosciuszkan Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 East Victorian Uplands
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Open
    Land cover Annual crops and highly modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Forests
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus open forests with a shrubby understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.5791342E7 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.017762883 t/ha
    Potassium 0.029166 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5297
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.3106
    Endemism 0.002612232
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0032387462
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 3552.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.827118 index
    Species Richness 679.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.020458
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 31.99 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 61.200832 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 37.54 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1800841
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.17896114
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 21.794167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 8.341667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 27.779999 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.2448416
    Aridity index - month max 3.3075907
    Aridity index - month min 0.22910474
    Evaporation - annual mean 106.34772 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 15921.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 215.01317 mm
    Evaporation - month min 27.772682 mm
    Evaporation - variability 12.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.07 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.3 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 79.91973 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 67.57617 %
    Humidity - month max relative 93.354324 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 83.01833 %
    Humidity - month min relative 51.663 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 51.663 %
    Precipitation - annual 750.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 831.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 70.81206 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.5224489
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 292.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 42.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 134.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1005518
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 31.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.10004985
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 138.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 102.09106 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 26.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 292.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 45.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 24.0 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 19.71 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 13.9 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 7.005 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 25.993011 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 28.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 2.23 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 2.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 7.6 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 13.1 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 19.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.47 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 28.63 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.78
    Temperature - warmest month min 12.63 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 29.9 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 20.6 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 7.7 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 132.55968 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 819.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 263.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 39.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 143.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 26.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 147.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 97.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 272.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 135.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 267.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 21.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 71.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 124.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 200.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 46.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5062.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 288.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 200.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 80.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.050990194 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.746568 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.050990194 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 130994.32 m
    Remoteness index 2.8364406
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 2171.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 63.0 %
    Runoff - average 1512.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 1.9001113 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 61.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.55 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 33.0 %
    Bulk density 1.6357485 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 1.2877133 %
    Clay % 38.09641 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 13.125 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.69
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 3.1946108
    Water holding capacity 42000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.43555 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 16.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 188.16667 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 364.0 m
    Elevation 290.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.950299 degrees
    Topographic relief 57.10236 m
    Topographic slope (%) 3.527186 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2243 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 45.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 51.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 49.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0191 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.9 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 58.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 3.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5882 NDVI