Occurrence record: MEL 2442144A

PreservedSpecimen of Capsicum recorded on 1889-05-28


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 2442144A
Occurrence ID 3737e5a6-7db8-4877-b208-839e8ca60909
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Sheet
Identified by Boyle, M.T.
Identified date 2018-08-21
Collector Pringle, C.G.
Collecting number 2544
Type status isotype
Supplied as "Isotype of Brachistus pringlei S.Watson, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 25: 159 (1890)"
Reproductive condition fruit
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
Previous identifications Brachistus pringlei S.Watson, Brachistus Pringlei, Watson, n. sp.
Rightsholder Royal Botanic Gardens Board
Occurrence status present
Date identified 2018-08-21
Identification ID b4855976-3fcf-4431-9a10-c73c5f5fae91
Identification remarks fide: Catalogue of Life, accessed 21 Aug 2018


Identification remarks fide: Catalogue of Life, accessed 21 Aug 2018
Collecting date 1889-05-28
Supplied as year:1889  month:5  day:28 
Date precision Day
Start day of year 148
Event ID b386c14b-2866-4413-b5de-44a538004d03


Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Asteranae | Solanales | Solanaceae | Capsicum
Scientific name Capsicum
Supplied scientific name "Capsicum rhomboideum"
Taxon rank genus
Supplied as "species"
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Solanales
Family Solanaceae
Genus Capsicum
Species Capsicum rhomboideum
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Higher taxon match
The match is based on the higher level classification.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (Dunal) Kuntze
Nomenclatural code ICN


Higher geography North America | Mexico
Country Mexico
State or Territory Nuevo Leon
Locality Sierra de la Silla [=Sierra La Silla].
Latitude 24.4500000000
Longitude -99.7500000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "epsg:4326"
Verbatim coordinate system degrees decimal minutes
Verbatim locality Sierra de la Silla [=Sierra La Silla].
Coordinate precision 0.0166666667
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 10000.0
Georeference protocol GeoNames
Georeferenced by National Herbarium of Victoria
Verbatim SRS epsg:4326
Location ID fb611527-b4e2-4581-b463-808aaf0de19c
Continent North America
Country code MX
Verbatim longitude 99° 45' W
Verbatim latitude 24° 27' N

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Chihuahuan Freshwater
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Sierra Madre Oriental and Occidental Pine-Oak Fo
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Lower Rio Grande - Bravo
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Sierra Madre Oriental Pine-Oak Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated croplands
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Northern Gulf of Mexico
    World Country Boundaries Mexico

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.19166666
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 2.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.6931472 index
    Species Richness 2.0 frequency
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 733.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 56.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 17.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 56.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 75.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 298.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 163.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 348.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 174.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 234.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 49.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 136.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 152.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 136.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 64.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2710.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 283.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 204.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 188.0 degrees C * 10