Occurrence record: BRI AQ0730118

Preserved specimen of Gossypium barbadense L. | Sea Island Cotton recorded on 2000-05-20


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource BRI AVH Data and Images
Institution code Queensland Department of Environment and Science
Supplied institution code "BRI"
Collection Queensland Herbarium
Supplied collection code "Herbrecs"
Catalog number BRI AQ0730118
Occurrence ID urn:catalog:BRI:Herbrecs:0730118
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Sheet
Collector 1.  Waterhouse, B.M.   2.  Orapa, W.  
Supplied as "Waterhouse, B.M.;Orapa, W."
Record number BMW5923
Reproductive condition Flowers, fruit and buds
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 1 inferred associated occurrences
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License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Associated records REPRESENTATIVE
Occurrence remarks Large shrub c 4m tall. Stems and leaves gland dotted. Flowers pale yellow with a dark centre. Capsules contain cotton fibre around seeds. Some leaves display symptoms of tropical cotton rust - sample given to plant pathologist for diagnosis. Weevils damaging flowers - given to entomologist.


Occurrence date 2000-05-20
Event remarks Formerly cultivated but now several plants remain untended around community.
Date precision DAY


Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Rosanae | Malvales | Malvaceae | Gossypium
Scientific name Gossypium barbadense
Identified to rank species
Common name Sea Island Cotton
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Malvales
Family Malvaceae
Genus Gossypium
Species Gossypium barbadense
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship L.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN


Higher geography Papua New Guinea, Western (Fly)
Country Papua New Guinea
State or Territory Western (Fly)
Locality Bosset Mission.
Latitude -7.245267
Supplied as: "-7.2452666667"
Longitude 141.08845
Supplied as: "141.0884500000"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 100.0
Georeference protocol GPS
Terrestrial true
Marine false
Country Code PG
Supplied as ZZ

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record has been identified as the representative occurrence in a group of associated occurrences. This mean other records have been detected that seem to relate to this record and this particular record has the most detailed information on the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 7925cf35-d1ab-4505-a29f-36cba1e6af8b
    Data Resource BRI AVH Data and Images
    Raw Scientific Name Gossypium barbadense
    Coordinates -7.245267,141.08845
    Related records
    Record UUID bf93bc19-8025-428c-b1d2-b8056ccd6553
    Data Resource Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research (CANB) AVH data
    Raw Scientific Name Gossypium barbadense L.
    Coordinates -7.245,141.088333

    Additional political boundaries information

    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 21.0 frequency
    Species Richness 14.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 26.970833 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 77.0 %