Occurrence record: HO566653

PreservedSpecimen of Astroloma humifusum recorded on 2011-10-04


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Data resource HO AVH data
Institution code Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Supplied institution code "HO"
Collection code Tasmanian Herbarium
Catalog number HO566653
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by CONF:M.F. de Salas
Identified date 2012
Collector Wood, J.
Record number 273
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence remarks Harvested loose fruits and minimal debris. Collected mid-season. 1000 - 5000 plants over > 10 000 sq m. Difficult to find completely mature fruits possibly due to dispersal by skinks and birds. Seedbank Voucher.
Occurrence status present
Collection code HO
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2012


Collecting date 2011-10-04
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 04 Oct 2011


Scientific name Astroloma humifusum
Supplied scientific name "Astroloma humifusum (Cav.) R.Br."
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Ericales
Family Ericaceae
Supplied as "Epacridaceae"
Genus Astroloma
Species Astroloma humifusum
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship (Cav.) R.Br.


Country Australia
State / Province Tasmania
Locality Clarence (C)
Locality South Arm, Cape Deslacs Nature Reserve.
Habitat Grassy heathland. Astroloma co-dominant with Leucopogon parviflorus. Associated with Poa spp., Carpobrotus edulis. Sandstone, sandy-loam, good to medium drainage.
Latitude -42.984472
Longitude 147.550861
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "EPSG:4283"
Verbatim locality South Arm, Cape Deslacs Nature Reserve.
Minimum elevation in meters 54
Coordinate precision 0.000278
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 50.0
Georeferenced by Wood, J.
Verbatim SRS GDA94
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim elevation 54.0
Supplied as 54

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Cape Deslacs
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Cape Deslacs
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Cape Deslacs
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Cape Deslacs
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow 3-9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow less than 3 months
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Tasmanian Temperate Rainforests
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions 2010 South
    NRM Regions 2014 South
    NRM Regions 2015 South
    NRM Regions 2017 South NRM Region
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble removed
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble removed
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 South NRM Region
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Southern Tasmania
    IBRA 6 Regions Tasmanian South East
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions South East
    IBRA 7 Regions Tasmanian South East
    IBRA 7 Subregions South East
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Tasmanian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated croplands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tasmania
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DERWENT RIVER
    River Regions DERWENT RIVER
    Estuary habitat mapping 30432 Frederick Henry Bay Unassigned
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 2.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Tasmania
    Australian States and Territories Tasmania
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Franklin
    Local Government Areas 2011 Clarence (C)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Clarence
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CLARENCE CITY COUNCIL
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 29
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 6437
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) GREATER HOBART
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) SOUTH ARM
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) HOBART - NORTH EAST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) HOBART
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) FRANKLIN
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) FRANKLIN
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) GREATER HOBART
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) CLARENCE
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) TASMANIA
    PSMA Localities (2018) CLIFTON BEACH
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Inner Regional Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) BOUNDED LOCALITY
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 500 OR MORE
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (TAS.)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) FRANKLIN
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) FRANKLIN
    PSMA States (2016) TASMANIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) CLIFTON BEACH (L)
    Statistical Local Areas Clarence (C)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Geological Regions of Australia Central Tasmania Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qdc
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Tasmanian Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 East Tasmanian Hills
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Low Closed Forests and Tall Closed Shrublands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Low closed forest or tall closed shrublands (including Acacia, Melaleuca and Banksia)
    Vegetation - condition Bare
    Vegetation types - native Low closed forests and closed shrublands
    Vegetation types - present Low closed forest and tall closed shrubland

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.7518
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.7285
    Endemism 0.022254974
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.012535387
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.5026
    Occurrence Density 17.382715 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.2481937 index
    Species Richness 1.9012346 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.5991066
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.2147268
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.23899578
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 96.23805 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 169.14166 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 40.74167 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.26833335 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.026666665 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 44.853195 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 33.763332 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1219926
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.24225813 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.37093192 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.89724994
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.12100014
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -0.11365686
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 57.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -51.38486 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -121.16167 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 8.748329 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 22.906666 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 13.850417 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 5.0133333 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 17.924723 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 9.110416 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 16.863342 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 5.5533333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 13.333333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.7916565 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.5316772 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 9.696686 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 8.814311 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.5916748 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -1.9633179 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.529999 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 22.416668 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 12.73 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 573.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 152.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 125.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 13.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 139.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 14.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 159.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -34.602608 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -108.1125 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 13.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 6.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 6.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 23.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 4.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 48.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 11.45 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 12.65 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 17.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 9.05 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.7 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 10.35 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.51 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.98
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 21.650002 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 16.25 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 10.45 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 141.0656 km/day
    Wind run - month max 174.8 km/day
    Wind run - month min 113.71333 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 3.1416667 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 2.05 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 3.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 3.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 2.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 3.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 2.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 1.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 1.4 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.02 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.35999998 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.02 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1063.286 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.0 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.37 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 8.0 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.6899999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 7.7594 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.4 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.029000001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.82 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.28 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.079998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 13.429999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.91 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.57 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0015 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0013 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 9.59 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 17.59 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 13.567876 Degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.5609096
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.88174343
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.23899578
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 78.24486 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 27.065586 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.1888292 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -0.34339133 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 50.48187
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 79.35691
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 21.50962
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 196.5294 Gal
    Bulk density 1.5611956 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 114.6298 kgC/ha
    Clay % 31.471739 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 18.75 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 46.11111 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 21.11111
    Lithology - age range 2.588 my
    Lithology - fertility 2.4 index
    Lithology - mean age 1.294 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 0.11193429 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 0.41296428 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -63.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.655
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.875
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 0.96
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.935
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.275
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.345
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 36.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.345
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 9867.065 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 64.93991 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 107.4926 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.35 index
    Pedality hydrological score 2.6804347
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 19.80837 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 1529.2784 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 11.9669 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 2.6804347
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 1.0
    Topographic wetness index 0.5736797
    Unreliable water retention parameters 25.0
    Water holding capacity 37000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 103.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.98107 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 8.875 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 18.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.857069
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.03336843 degrees
    Topographic relief 39.81392 m
    Topographic roughness 15.4747 %
    Topographic slope (%) 6.981311 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2279 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 13.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 49.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 51.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.6047 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 127.451614 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 164.6129 Day