Occurrence record: MEL 2165657A

PreservedSpecimen of Pterocaulon sphacelatum recorded on 1958-06-23

Dataset

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 2165657A
Occurrence ID 10fefe64-6374-11e1-bc2b-000c2907ead9
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by Chippendale, G.M.
Identified date 1961-10-10
Collector Chippendale, G.M.
Collecting number s.n.
State conservation Northern Territory: Least Concern
Occurrence remarks Common.
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Date identified 1961-10-10
Identification verification status verified
Identification ID 03376db2-1abd-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Event

Collecting date 1958-06-23
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Pterocaulon sphacelatum
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae
Genus Pterocaulon
Species Pterocaulon sphacelatum
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (Labill.) F.Muell.

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Local government area MacDonnell (S)
Locality Docker Creek [?=Docker River].
Habitat Under trees in creek sand.
Latitude -24.8167000000
Longitude 129.0667000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system degrees decimal minutes
Verbatim locality Docker Creek [?=Docker River].
Coordinate precision 0.0166700000
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 25000.0
Georeference protocol Unknown
Georeferenced by National Herbarium of Victoria (MEL)
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 129° 4' E
Verbatim latitude 24° 49' S

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Katiti Petermann
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Great Sandy-Tanami-Central Ranges Desert
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Managed resource protected areas
    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 Lake Eyre Basin
    IBRA 6 Regions Central Ranges
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Mann-Musgrave Block
    IBRA 7 Regions Central Ranges
    IBRA 7 Subregions Mann-Musgrave Block
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Central Ranges Xeric Scrub
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Desert, supporting very little plant growth due to water limitation
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: hot (persistently dry)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Desert
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Hummock grassland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 VICTORIA RIVER-WISO
    River Regions VICTORIA RIVER-WISO
    Marine
    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 MacDonnell (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Petermann-Simpson
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 MACDONNELL REGION
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 322
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 372
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) PETERMANN - SIMPSON
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) ALICE SPRINGS
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) KALTUKATJARA AND OUTSTATIONS
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) KALTUKATJARA OUTSTATIONS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) APATULA
    PSMA Localities (2018) PETERMANN
    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 (NT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) NAMATJIRA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) NAMATJIRA
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) IYARRKA WARD
    Statistical Local Areas MacDonnell (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Musgrave Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czs
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Central Australian Ranges Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Western Desert Ranges
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous owned, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native grasslands and minimally modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Other Open Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Casuarina and Allocasuarina open woodlands with a hummock grass understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Casuarina forests and woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Casuarina forests and woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.1811
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 1.6795
    Endemism 0.0063059786
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0063313837
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Migratory species (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 1398.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.0653768 index
    Species Richness 349.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.071747206
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 130.32 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 21.365 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 5.13 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.69970393
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.4198256
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 31.678333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 17.329166 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 31.039978 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.08181788
    Aridity index - month max 0.14503339
    Aridity index - month min 0.037448872
    Evaporation - annual mean 263.49 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 6805.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 424.08923 mm
    Evaporation - month min 116.0369 mm
    Evaporation - variability 47.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 59.10451 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 44.30523 %
    Humidity - month max relative 76.185844 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 55.840576 %
    Humidity - month min relative 36.67613 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 36.67613 %
    Precipitation - annual 251.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 308.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 20.75 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 1.1375
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 41.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 2.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 31.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.6984127
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 56.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.42222223
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 131.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 41.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 11.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 131.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 23.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.1 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 29.209167 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 22.9 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 14.736667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 36.100006 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 31.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 5.63 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 14.6 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.1 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 17.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.45 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.03 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.06
    Temperature - warmest month min 22.42 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 38.1 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.9 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 29.9 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 171.58507 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 272.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 37.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 10.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 32.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 45.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 105.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 38.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 112.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 221.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 316.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 57.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 139.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 147.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 158.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 46.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 6012.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 373.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 292.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 285.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.03 degrees
    Distance - to coast 6.818357 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.03 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 1.012571 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 673426.4 m
    Remoteness index 15.365157
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 91.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 424.0 %
    Runoff - average 507.0 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 10.091109
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 21.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.5 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 5.0 %
    Bulk density 0.9197531 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.106785506 %
    Clay % 9.583333 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 300.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.1
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.13
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 0.4 m
    Soil pedality 1.2962964
    Water holding capacity 32000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 13.053005
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.8623 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 12.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 244.95833 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 579.0 m
    Elevation 568.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.09889189 degrees
    Topographic relief 78.29028 m
    Topographic slope (%) 3.87752 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1538 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 23.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 34.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 53.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 13.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0068 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 24.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 1.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3142 NDVI