Occurrence record: BRI AQ0418870

Preserved specimen of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn. recorded on 1980-09-07


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 AQ0418870
Occurrence ID urn:catalog:BRI:Herbrecs:0418870
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Sheet
Collector Wiakabu, J.  
Supplied as "Wiakabu, J."
Record number LAE73592
Associated Occurrence Status Asserted duplicates
Associated occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Associated records ASSOCIATED
Occurrence remarks Creeping climber on a tree about 5m high; leaves medium dark green above, light green below; flowers yellow; fruit unripe light green, ripe greenish-white.


Occurrence date 1980-09-07
Event remarks Local name: Sepaken (Samu Kundi dialect).
Date precision DAY


Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Rosanae | Cucurbitales | Cucurbitaceae | Benincasa
Scientific name Benincasa hispida
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Cucurbitales
Family Cucurbitaceae
Genus Benincasa
Species Benincasa hispida
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Thunb.) Cogn.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN


Higher geography Papua New Guinea, East Sepik
Country Papua New Guinea
State or Territory East Sepik
Locality C 2K SW of Brikitti.
Supplied as "Secondary forests on old alluvial soil."
Latitude -3.640218
Supplied as: "-3.6402180805"
Longitude 143.026116
Supplied as: "143.0261159934"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "GDA94"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 2000.0
Georeference protocol Hrb Convert
Terrestrial true
Marine false
Country Code PG
Supplied as ZZ

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 0c2c40e6-d26e-4794-9570-b68d0ada7d40
    Data Resource Australian Tropical Herbarium (CNS) AVH data
    Raw Scientific Name Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn.
    Coordinates -3.633333,143.016667
    Related records
    Record UUID 8527371f-91f0-4a4a-9bdc-3f007fc53b72
    Data Resource BRI AVH Data and Images
    Raw Scientific Name Benincasa hispida
    Coordinates -3.640218,143.026116

    Additional political boundaries information

    World Country Boundaries Australia

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 178.0 frequency
    Species Richness 112.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 25.154167 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 60.0 %