Occurrence record: MBA 543.1

Preserved specimen of Cucumis melo L. recorded on 1990-06-11

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 "MBA"
Catalog number MBA 543.1
Occurrence ID CNS:MBA:MBA 543.1
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Identified by F.A. Zich
Identified date 2016-08-09
Collector Neldner, V.J.
Record number 2888
Reproductive condition fruit, fertile
License UNSPECIFIED
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as Present
Occurrence remarks A trailing vine; petals yellow.
Date identified 2016-08-09

Event

Occurrence date 1990-06-11
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 1K NE of Inkerman Homestead.
Habitat
Supplied as "Panicum laevinode, Sporobolus virginicus closed grassland."
Latitude -16.231911872849974
Supplied as: "-16.2333000000"
Longitude 141.41758892116556
Supplied as: "141.4167000000"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "AGD66"
Min elevation 3
Max elevation 3
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 1600.0
Georeference protocol topo
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim coordinates 16,14,,S,141,25,,E

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Directory of Important Wetlands Southeast Karumba Plain Aggregation
    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 Gulf Plains IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    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) 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 Gulf
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Gulf Plains
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Karumba Plains
    IBRA 7 Regions Gulf Plains
    IBRA 7 Subregions Karumba Plains
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Carpentaria 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 Tussock grassland (temperate semi-arid)
    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 Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    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 Carpentaria Shire Council Kowanyama Area ILUA (Part B)
    Local Government Areas 2011 Carpentaria (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Carpentaria
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CARPENTARIA SHIRE
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Kowanyama People Part B
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Kowanyama People Part B QCD2012/016
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 163
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 3233
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) CARPENTARIA
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) OUTBACK - 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) CARPENTARIA - BURKE - MORNINGTON
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) CARPENTARIA EXC. DOOMADGEE
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) MOUNT ISA
    PSMA Localities (2018) YAGOONYA
    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 Carpentaria (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Carpentaria Lowlands Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qdc
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Carpentaria Lowlands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Karumba Plain
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native grasslands and minimally modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Tussock Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Other tussock grasslands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Tussock grasslands
    Vegetation types - present Tussock grasslands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3003802.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.1001
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.0028884057
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0029834309
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 319.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.8714857 index
    Species Richness 163.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.4640144
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 160.25 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 86.5025 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.52 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.19110857
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -4.1297693
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 33.623333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 22.169167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 19.880005 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.486667
    Aridity index - month max 2.1155105
    Aridity index - month min 0.00382942
    Evaporation - annual mean 215.1501 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 20786.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 297.31134 mm
    Evaporation - month min 156.93613 mm
    Evaporation - variability 17.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.35 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.12 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.33 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 73.274536 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 60.65077 %
    Humidity - month max relative 84.68872 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 73.72734 %
    Humidity - month min relative 52.350174 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 52.350174 %
    Precipitation - annual 1100.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1103.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 91.63656 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 19.18536
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 6.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.30084747
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 132.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.2916667
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 354.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 332.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 87.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 842.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 20.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 16.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 24.5 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 32.210835 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 20.416666 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 23.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 20.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 14.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 15.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 23.1 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 11.4 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 23.9 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.57 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 34.99 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.86
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.16 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 35.6 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.6 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.9 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 174.87065 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1094.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 5.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 4.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 125.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 515.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 309.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 816.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 270.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 208.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 153.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 230.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 122.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 242.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 58.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2600.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 361.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 296.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 287.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.1702939 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 2258.006 m
    Remoteness index 17.739527
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 510.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 131.0 %
    Runoff - average 5094.0 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) 49.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.38 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 61.0 %
    Bulk density 1.4147706 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.3315665 %
    Clay % 56.51743 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 0.22857143 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.39
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.99
    Nutrient status 2.0 index
    Ph - soil 5.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.3 m
    Soil pedality 3.9479816
    Water holding capacity 24000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.31012 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 192.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 3.7083333 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 1.0 m
    Elevation 1.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.0 degrees
    Topographic relief 0.7867457 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.05091721 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.314 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 56.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0021 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.4 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 51.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 3.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.6161 NDVI