Occurrence record: DNA D0004664

Preserved specimen of Cucumis melo L. recorded on 1972-02-07

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource DNA AVH data
Institution code Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Supplied institution code "DNA"
Collection Northern Territory Herbarium (Darwin)
Supplied collection code "DNA"
Catalog number DNA D0004664
Occurrence ID DNA:DNA:DNA D0004664
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Collector Lack, A.J.
Supplied as "A.J. Lack"
Record number 2
Reproductive condition buds,flower
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as Present
Occurrence remarks Climbing plant with tendrils; yellow flower 0.75 inches high; side of track in grass
State conservation Northern Territory:

Event

Occurrence date 1972-02-07
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 Northern Territory
Supplied as: "The Northern Territory"
Locality Humpty Doo, CSIRO Rice Farm
Latitude -12.58057033796404
Supplied as: "-12.5819263872579"
Longitude 131.31884211876877
Supplied as: "131.317874073518"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "AGD66"
Verbatim locality Humpty Doo, CSIRO Rice Farm
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Georeferenced by A.J. Lack
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU

User flagged issues 

    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Coordinates converted to WGS84 Warning
    Coordinate rounded Warning
    Coordinates dont match supplied state Warning
    Taxon misapplied matched Warning
    Show/Hide 79 passed properties
    Show/Hide 5 missing properties
    Show/Hide 19 tests that have not been run

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    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
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Land in transition
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Territory
    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 Territory
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Darwin Coastal
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Darwin Coastal
    IBRA 7 Regions Darwin Coastal
    IBRA 7 Subregions Darwin Coastal
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Arnhem Land Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated 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 Unclassified
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 ADELAIDE RIVER
    River Regions ADELAIDE RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lingiari
    Local Government Areas 2011 Litchfield (M)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Litchfield - Pt B
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 LITCHFIELD MUNICIPALITY
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 92
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 2309
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) GREATER DARWIN
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) WEDDELL
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) LITCHFIELD
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) DARWIN
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) LITCHFIELD
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) HUMPTY DOO - ELIZABETH VALLEY
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) DARWIN
    PSMA Localities (2018) MIDDLE POINT
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Outer 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 (NT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) GOYDER
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) GOYDER
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) EAST WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Litchfield (M) - Pt B
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Money Shoal Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czu
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Top End Coastal Plains
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Other native forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Savannas
    Land cover Horticultural trees and shrubs
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Other Grasslands, Herblands, Sedgelands and Rushlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Wet tussock grassland with herbs, sedges or rushes, herblands or ferns
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Other grasslands,herblands, sedgelands and rushlands
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.017881 t/ha
    Potassium 0.083466 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6122
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.4516
    Endemism 0.014913739
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.016638096
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 6.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 54710.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.1661305 index
    Species Richness 1201.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.68517923
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 139.7 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 113.72583 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.46796748
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.1299822
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 34.411667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 22.184166 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 20.559998 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.73550093
    Aridity index - month max 2.1373403
    Aridity index - month min 0.006127451
    Evaporation - annual mean 179.05392 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 27847.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 232.6 mm
    Evaporation - month min 135.21478 mm
    Evaporation - variability 13.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.48 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.18 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.44 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 77.85481 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 64.01648 %
    Humidity - month max relative 86.88057 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 77.36863 %
    Humidity - month min relative 55.735283 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 55.735283 %
    Precipitation - annual 1413.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1466.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 117.639435 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 9.980282
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 6.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.53351206
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 106.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.87
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 421.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 325.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 85.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 947.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 8.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.1 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 32.286667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.4 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 21.1275 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 20.488129 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 21.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 15.63 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 15.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 24.3 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 24.3 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.58 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 34.44 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.69
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.86 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 36.3 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.6 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.5 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 94.884766 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1369.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 4.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 4.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 102.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 388.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 326.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 868.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 273.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 192.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 162.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 243.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 113.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 243.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 58.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1881.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 354.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 292.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 282.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.3352611 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.06 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 41536.938 m
    Remoteness index 5.17252
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1445.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 62.0 %
    Runoff - average 6555.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 126.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.56 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 23.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3432143 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.3892689 %
    Clay % 26.816965 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 100.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.51
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Ph - soil 3.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.2 m
    Soil pedality 2.0
    Water holding capacity 44000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 6.13775 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 3.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 16.458334 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 8.0 m
    Elevation 6.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.2046044 degrees
    Topographic relief 3.735748 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.1949788 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5198 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 66.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0106 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 2.4 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 68.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 1.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.785 NDVI