Occurrence record: CANB 995968.1

Preserved specimen of Pandanus Parkinson | Screw Pine recorded on 1958-01-08


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research (CANB) AVH data
Institution code Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research
Supplied institution code "CANB"
Collection Australian National Herbarium
Supplied collection code "CANB"
Catalog number CANB 995968.1
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations fruit
Identified by JSTOR Global Plants  
Collector , H.  
Supplied as "St. John, H."
Record number 26203A
Reproductive condition leaf
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
Language en
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Disposition in collection
Occurrence remarks Tree 23 m x 25 cm, native tree but treasured, trunk tuberculate, prop roots 8 m x 8 cm, muricate, leaves 224 x 11.5 cm; syncarp cylindric, 43 x 27.5 cm wt. 34 1/2 lbs. (smaller one 32 1/2 ibs). Fruiting all year long, pulp not eaten. Seeds in endocarp roasted in hot stones, then eaten. All trees near village owned by some villagers but people squabble over them. In remote bush are wild, unclaimed trees. Leaves used for house walls, but not for mats.


Occurrence date 1958-01-08
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Pandanus
Supplied scientific name "Pandanus antaresensis H.St.John"
Identified to rank genus
Supplied as "species"
Common name Screw Pine
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Pandanales
Family Pandanaceae
Genus Pandanus
Species Pandanus antaresensis
Name match metric higherMatch
Taxon remarks https://plants.jstor.org, accessed 30 June 2023. Note: St John taxon name on original label [Pandanus akara], St. John. n.v. 'a-karia' (Tairaora language) not validly published as of 31 July 2023 T.R. Lally. NOTE: NOT type material.
Scientific name authorship Parkinson
Supplied as H.St.John
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN


Country Papua New Guinea
State or Territory Eastern Highlands
Locality Australian New Guinea, Kuminakera no 1, Kainantu Subdistrict, 2 miles S of Aiyura, Eastern Highlands.
Supplied as: "Australian New Guinea, Kuminakera no 1, Kainantu Subdistrict, 2 miles S of Aiyura, Eastern Highlands. "
Supplied as "Swampy forest near village."
Latitude -6.266667
Supplied as: "-6.266666667"
Longitude 145.883333
Supplied as: "145.883333333"
Datum EPSG:4326
Min elevation 1700
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 3000.0
Georeferenced by compiler
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 6 16 S
Marine false
Country Code PG
Verbatim longitude 145 53 E

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    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 18.995832 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 87.0 %