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Occurrence record: NSW578672

Preserved specimen of Cylindropuntia leptocaulis (DC.) F.M.Knuth | Pencil Cactus recorded on 2003-11-25


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource NSW AVH feed
Institution code The Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust
Supplied institution code "NSW"
Collection National Herbarium of New South Wales
Supplied collection code "NSW"
Catalog number NSW578672
Occurrence ID NSW:NSW:NSW578672
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Identified by Hosking, J.R.  
Identified date 2003-11-25
Collector 1.  Hosking, J.R.   2.  Cherry, W.A.  
Supplied as "Hosking, J.R. | Cherry, W.A."
Record number 2399
Reproductive condition buds|flowers|fruits
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)
Establishment means introduced
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Associated records ASSOCIATED
Disposition in collection
Occurrence remarks Locally frequent (20 clumps in area 5 m - relatively dense over a circular area with radius of 100 m, alos seen in Grawin) cactus to 1.5 m high. Older cladodes becoming woody and to >1 m long and to 2 cm wide. Outer cladodes yellow-green, up to 25 cm long and 0.5 cm wide. Cladodes, particularly outer cladodes, easily separated from plants. Spines 1 per areole, to 1.1 cm long. Nearest areoles c. 3 mm apart on matrue cladodes. Petaloid perianth segments greenish yellow; stigma, style, filaments, anthers and pollen greenish white. Fruit red with up to 5 segments growing from fruit. Same species and same location as J.R. Hosking 1890.
Date identified 2003-11-25


Occurrence date 2003-11-25
Date precision DAY


Higher classification (DC.) F.M.Knuth
Scientific name Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
Supplied scientific name "Cylindropuntia leptocaulis (DC.) F.M.Knuth"
Identified to rank species
Common name Pencil Cactus
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Caryophyllales
Family Cactaceae
Genus Cylindropuntia
Species Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (DC.) F.M.Knuth
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN
Verbatim taxon rank species


Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Locality Northern side of Grawin.
Supplied as "Landform: plain; Substrate: no rock seen; Soil: grey loamy sand; Vegetation: Eucalyptus populnea subsp. bimbil woodland with Sclerolaena spp., Muehlenbeckia sp. Bryophyllum daigremontianum x B. delagoense, Portulaca sp. and Chenopodium sp., other cacti nearby are Opuntia stricta, Cylindropuntia rosea, C. sp. (J.R. Hosking 2398), C. fulgida var. mammillata f. monstrosa, C. kleiniae and Cereus uruguayensis."
Latitude -29.6314
Supplied as: "-29.6314"
Longitude 147.6661
Supplied as: "147.6661"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system Degrees Minutes Seconds
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 50.0
Georeference sources GPS
County North Western Plains
Terrestrial true
Elevation 140 m
Verbatim latitude 29 37 53 S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 147 39 58 E
Verbatim coordinates 29 37 53 S, 147 39 58 E

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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 6095e57e-9c0c-4fa8-bef7-714bb408a90c
    Data Resource N.C.W. Beadle Herbarium (NE) AVH data
    Raw Scientific Name Cylindropuntia leptocaulis (DC.) F.M.Knuth
    Coordinates -29.631389,147.666111
    Related records
    Record UUID 8a325e81-172d-4142-9ae0-50a23430a002
    Data Resource NSW AVH feed
    Raw Scientific Name Cylindropuntia leptocaulis (DC.) F.M.Knuth
    Coordinates -29.6314,147.6661
    Record UUID 8d6bd64d-8a0a-4b5e-8bdb-f940788e0c23
    Data Resource Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research (CANB) AVH data
    Raw Scientific Name Cylindropuntia leptocaulis (DC.) F.M.Knuth
    Coordinates -29.631389,147.666111
    Record UUID fd2030e6-6b6c-47ed-94ee-5ee6da3409e3
    Data Resource BRI AVH Data and Images
    Raw Scientific Name Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
    Coordinates -29.631389,147.666111

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    NRM Regions 2010 Western
    NRM Regions 2017 North West NSW
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North West NSW
    IBRA 6 Regions Brigalow Belt South
    IBRA 7 Regions Brigalow Belt South
    IBRA 7 Subregions Narrandool
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Local Government Areas 2011 Walgett (A)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Walgett
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 WALGETT SHIRE COUNCIL
    NSW Local Land Services Regions North West
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 11
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1804
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) WALGETT - LIGHTNING RIDGE
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) BOURKE - COBAR - COONAMBLE
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) FAR WEST AND ORANA
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) PARKES
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) WALGETT
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) WALGETT - SURROUNDS (INC. NAMOI RESERVE)
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NORTH-WESTERN NSW
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very Remote Australia
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) BARWON
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Woodland
    Forests of Australia 2018B Non forest
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus woodlands with a shrubby understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 438.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 81.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 73.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 32.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 150.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 15.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 152.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 31.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 25.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 20.4 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 31.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.5 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.1 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 14.8 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.45 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.04
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 35.6 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 27.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 27.5 degrees C
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 20.391666 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 46.0 %
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.22
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.37
    Elevation 138.0 m