Occurrence record: MBA 6473.1

Preserved specimen of Eragrostis tenellula (Kunth) Steud. recorded on 1992-03-31

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource CNS AVH data
Institution code Australian Tropical Herbarium
Supplied institution code "CNS"
Collection Australian Tropical Herbarium
Supplied collection code "MBA"
Catalog number MBA 6473.1
Occurrence ID CNS:MBA:MBA 6473.1
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Identified by Qld Herbarium (BRI replicate)
Collector Waterhouse, B.M.
Record number 2309
License UNSPECIFIED
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as Present
Occurrence remarks Flat terrain with areas which are seasonally waterlogged. Soil: silty clay loam, severely eroded in places. Salt pans between settlement and coast. Vegetation: open shrubland to grassland. Woody weeds including Cryptostegia grandiflora and Parkinsonia aculeata very common. Tufted grass with attractive, delicate inflorescence. Growing in shrub-studded grassland which is seasonally waterlogged, but forms a hardpan in dry conditions. Collected on a survey for the NAQS.

Event

Occurrence date 1992-03-31
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Eragrostis tenellula
Supplied scientific name "Eragrostis tenellula (Kunth) Steud."
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Poaceae
Genus Eragrostis
Species Eragrostis tenellula
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Kunth) Steud.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Locality Burketown. Small settlement adjacent to the Albert River.
Habitat
Supplied as "Flat terrain with areas which are seasonally waterlogged. Soil: silty clay loam, severely eroded in places. Salt pans between settlement and coast. Vegetation: open shrubland to grassland. Woody weeds including Cryptostegia grandiflora and Parkinsonia aculeata very common."
Latitude -17.748612940857683
Supplied as: "-17.7500000000"
Longitude 139.53421269748725
Supplied as: "139.5333000000"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "AGD66"
Verbatim locality Burketown. Small settlement adjacent to the Albert River.
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 1600.0
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim coordinates 17,45,,S,139,32,,E

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Directory of Important Wetlands Nicholson Delta Aggregation
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Southern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2014 Southern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2015 Southern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2017 Southern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Southern Gulf
    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 Southern Gulf
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Gulf Plains
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Karumba Plains
    IBRA 7 Regions Gulf Plains
    IBRA 7 Subregions Karumba Plains
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Carpentaria Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Temperature and moisture are more seasonal strongly developed wet and dry seasons and the growing season is shorter
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: hot (winter drought)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Tussock grassland (tropical semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Carpentaria Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 NICHOLSON-LEICHHARDT RIVERS
    River Regions NICHOLSON-LEICHHARDT RIVERS
    Marine
    Estuary habitat mapping 29737 Albert River Saltmarsh/Saltflat
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Kennedy
    Local Government Areas 2011 Burke (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Burke
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 BURKE SHIRE
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 163
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 3233
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) CARPENTARIA
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) OUTBACK - NORTH
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) QUEENSLAND - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) KENNEDY
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) KENNEDY
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) CARPENTARIA - BURKE - MORNINGTON
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) CARPENTARIA EXC. DOOMADGEE
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) MOUNT ISA
    PSMA Localities (2018) BURKETOWN
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very Remote Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) BOUNDED LOCALITY
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 200 TO 499
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (QLD)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MOUNT ISA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) TRAEGER
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) BURKETOWN (L)
    Statistical Local Areas Burke (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Carpentaria Lowlands Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czsar
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Carpentaria Lowlands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Armraynald Plain
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Tussock Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Other tussock grasslands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Other Crown Land
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Naturally bare - sand, rock, claypan
    Vegetation types - present Naturally bare - sand, rock, claypan, mudflats

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 2522075.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4084
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.0038
    Endemism 0.0082939435
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.008482566
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 3237.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.414406 index
    Species Richness 516.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.31458712
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 168.75 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 61.85 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.33521798
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.9436369
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 33.9775 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.909166 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 22.27002 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.29404697
    Aridity index - month max 1.1630398
    Aridity index - month min 0.004343914
    Evaporation - annual mean 231.49782 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 13254.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 310.2558 mm
    Evaporation - month min 174.41486 mm
    Evaporation - variability 24.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.27 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.08 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.26 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 66.430595 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 55.611305 %
    Humidity - month max relative 79.61421 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 66.32061 %
    Humidity - month min relative 49.678967 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 49.678967 %
    Precipitation - annual 756.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 788.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 62.487617 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 16.796286
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 11.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 6.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.30939227
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 126.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.1929824
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 419.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 202.85143 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 55.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 583.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 16.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 31.745 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 26.8 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 19.913334 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 31.300018 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 22.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 13.08 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 13.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 21.9 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.1 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.53 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 35.25 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.13
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.73 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 36.5 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.3 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 29.7 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 158.87367 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 803.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 7.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 6.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 125.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 365.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 224.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 610.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 264.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 224.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 136.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 214.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 122.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 228.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 54.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3408.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 360.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 300.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 291.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.2416609 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.01 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 42473.703 m
    Remoteness index 14.15534
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 123.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 170.0 %
    Runoff - average 5871.0 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 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 71.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.56 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 48.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3792287 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.12673415 %
    Clay % 56.75136 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 0.12857144 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.3
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.88
    Nutrient status 2.0 index
    Soil depth 1.4 m
    Soil pedality 4.0
    Water holding capacity 22000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.22792 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 90.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 7.5833335 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 7.0 m
    Elevation 3.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.2191144 degrees
    Topographic relief 5.292201 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.288734 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3904 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 43.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0102 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.9 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 36.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 3.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.6077 NDVI