Occurrence record: BRI AQ0351854

Preserved specimen of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn. recorded on 1977-01-24


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 AQ0351854
Occurrence ID urn:catalog:BRI:Herbrecs:0351854
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Sheet
Collector Wiakabu, J.  
Supplied as "Wiakabu, J."
Record number LAE70355
Reproductive condition Fruit
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Occurrence remarks Scrambling climber; leaves dark green above, pale green below, with hairs all over leaves, petiole and stem. Flowers orange-yellow. Fruit ovoid globose, pale green.


Occurrence date 1977-01-24
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, Madang
Country Papua New Guinea
State or Territory Madang
Locality Junction of Rd Six and Rd Eight, Gogol River.
Supplied as "Climbing over shrubby undergrowth on the side of the road, on loam soil."
Latitude -5.290227
Supplied as: "-5.2902273864"
Longitude 145.559439
Supplied as: "145.5594388672"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "GDA94"
Min elevation 50.00000000000000
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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    Additional political boundaries information

    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 140.0 frequency
    Species Richness 72.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 25.975 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 91.0 %