Occurrence record: MEL 2365786A

PreservedSpecimen of Themeda triandra | Kangaroo grass recorded on 1997-05-21

Dataset

Data provider Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Supplied institution code "MEL"
Collection National Herbarium of Victoria
Supplied collection code "MEL"
Catalogue Number MEL 2365786A
Occurrence ID 943eb4a4-499c-11e2-a913-005056b0018f
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Sheet
Collector Trudgen, M.E.
Collecting number 15630
Reproductive condition flowers
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
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Rightsholder Royal Botanic Gardens Board
Associated taxa cohabitatants: Associated annuals: Euphorbia coghlanii, Stemodia grossa, Tephrosia supina, Cassia notabilis, Indigofera linifolia, Pterocaulon sphacelatum, Sida cardiophylla, Trichodesma zeylanicum, Acacia ancistrocarpa, Alysicarpus rugosus, Brachyachne convergens, Indigofera trita, Bergia pedicellaris, Corchorus tridens, Sesbania cannabina, Trichodesma zeylanicum, Malvastrum americanum, Hibiscus sturtii var. campylochlamys, Melhania oblongifolia, Sida spinosa. Associated perennials: Themeda sp. Hamersley Station (MET 11,431), Tephrosia rosea var. clementii, Themeda triandra, Phyllanthus maderaspatensis var. angustifolius, Indigofera monophylla (grey leaflet form), Corchorus laniflorus, Evolvulus alsinoides var. villosicalyx, Tephrosia rosea var. glabrior, Terminalia canescens, Cyperus vaginatus, Waltheria indica, Gossypium australe, Acacia ?lysiphloia x monticola (B.R. Maslin 2671), Acacia eriopoda x monticola (B.R. Maslin 7322), Panicum decompositum. Associated lianes: Cucumis melo ssp. agrestis, Ipomoea coptica, Ipomoea polymorpha, Rhynchosia sp. Barowanna Hill (MET 15,623).
Occurrence remarks Voucher: Robe River Iron Associates, West Angela Hill Survey, M.E, Trudgen 1997.
Occurrence status present
Identification ID 492b0b2e-1abd-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Event

Collecting date 1997-05-21
Supplied as year:1997  month:5  day:21 
Date precision Day
Start day of year 141
Event ID 820934c1-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Taxonomy

Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Lilianae | Poales | Poaceae | Themeda
Scientific name Themeda triandra
Taxon rank species
Common name Kangaroo grass
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Poaceae
Genus Themeda
Species Themeda triandra
Associated species cohabitatants: Associated annuals: Euphorbia coghlanii, Stemodia grossa, Tephrosia supina, Cassia notabilis, Indigofera linifolia, Pterocaulon sphacelatum, Sida cardiophylla, Trichodesma zeylanicum, Acacia ancistrocarpa, Alysicarpus rugosus, Brachyachne convergens, Indigofera trita, Bergia pedicellaris, Corchorus tridens, Sesbania cannabina, Trichodesma zeylanicum, Malvastrum americanum, Hibiscus sturtii var. campylochlamys, Melhania oblongifolia, Sida spinosa. Associated perennials: Themeda sp. Hamersley Station (MET 11,431), Tephrosia rosea var. clementii, Themeda triandra, Phyllanthus maderaspatensis var. angustifolius, Indigofera monophylla (grey leaflet form), Corchorus laniflorus, Evolvulus alsinoides var. villosicalyx, Tephrosia rosea var. glabrior, Terminalia canescens, Cyperus vaginatus, Waltheria indica, Gossypium australe, Acacia ?lysiphloia x monticola (B.R. Maslin 2671), Acacia eriopoda x monticola (B.R. Maslin 7322), Panicum decompositum. Associated lianes: Cucumis melo ssp. agrestis, Ipomoea coptica, Ipomoea polymorpha, Rhynchosia sp. Barowanna Hill (MET 15,623).
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship Forssk.
Nomenclatural code ICN

Geospatial

Higher geography Oceania | Australia
Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Local government area Ashburton (S)
Locality Site number: 429. 9.25 km south-south-west of Mount Herbert, Millstream-Chichester National Park, Fortescue Botanical District.
Habitat Gently sloping flowline to creekline between low rises. Bed not well defined. Soil: Pebbly orange-brown gravelly sandy loam, some cobbles and boulders. Some outcrop. Scattered low trees of Corymbia hamersleyana over Acacia tumida open scrub of over Tephrosia rosea var. clementii low open shrubland over Triodia wiseana and Themeda triandra hummock grassland. Corymbia hamersleyana 4-5 m <1%; Acacia tumida 1-2.5 m (15)-40%; Triodia wiseana 40-45%; Themeda triandra 30-60 cm 10% (25%); Tephrosia rosea var. clementii 0.5-0.8 m < 5%. Some patches without Themeda triandra , these had Triodia wiseana to = 60% cover.
Latitude -21.3906666661
Supplied as: "-21.3906666667"
Longitude 117.1596666667
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "epsg:4283"
Verbatim coordinate system degrees minutes decimal seconds
Verbatim locality Site number: 429. 9.25 km south-south-west of Mount Herbert, Millstream-Chichester National Park, Fortescue Botanical District.
Coordinate precision 0.0000277778
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 3000.0
Georeferenced by Trudgen, M.E.
Verbatim SRS epsg:4283
Location ID bee5d0e4-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da
Continent Oceania
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 117° 9' 34.8" E
Verbatim latitude 21° 23' 26.4" S

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Millstream Chichester
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Millstream Chichester
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Millstream Chichester
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Millstream Chichester
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Carnavon Xeric Shrubs
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Rangelands Region
    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 Rangelands Region
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Pilbara
    IBRA 6 Regions Pilbara
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Chichester
    IBRA 7 Regions Pilbara
    IBRA 7 Subregions Chichester
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Pilbara Shrublands
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Desert, supporting very little plant growth due to water limitation
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: hot (summer drought)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Hummock grassland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Pilbara-Gascoyne
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 PORT HEDLAND COAST
    River Regions PORT HEDLAND COAST
    Land Management
    Western Australian Biodiversity Science Research Priority Regions Pilbara
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Exmouth to Broome
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Durack
    Local Government Areas 2011 Ashburton (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Ashburton
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF ASHBURTON
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Ngarluma/Yindjibarndi
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Ngarluma/Yindjibarndi WCD2005/001
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 179
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1082
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF WA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) ASHBURTON (WA)
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) WEST PILBARA
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA - OUTBACK (NORTH)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) DURACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) DURACK
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) EXMOUTH - ASHBURTON
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) EXMOUTH - ASHBURTON - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) SOUTH HEDLAND
    PSMA Localities (2018) MILLSTREAM
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very Remote Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (WA)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MINING AND PASTORAL REGION
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) MINING AND PASTORAL REGION
    PSMA States (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (WA)
    PSMA Wards (2018) TABLELAND WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Ashburton (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Hamersley Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Abfm
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Pilbara Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Chichester Range
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous co-managed, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native grasslands and minimally modified pastures
    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 Nature Conservation Reserve
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Tussock grasslands
    Vegetation types - present Tussock grasslands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 6180020.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6999
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.2733
    Endemism 0.015285959
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.01539876
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Migratory species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 508.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.592032 index
    Species Richness 203.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.10187552
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 167.4 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 28.753334 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.038431976
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -19.46
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 34.368332 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 20.174166 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 27.01001 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.10730926
    Aridity index - month max 0.32456732
    Aridity index - month min 0.0037288456
    Evaporation - annual mean 274.3121 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 7505.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 378.49734 mm
    Evaporation - month min 157.19385 mm
    Evaporation - variability 33.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.08 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.08 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 58.162716 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 46.408203 %
    Humidity - month max relative 67.165436 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 54.933105 %
    Humidity - month min relative 39.60244 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 39.60244 %
    Precipitation - annual 354.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 379.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 29.318447 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 1.685639
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 58.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.083333336
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 105.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -9.777778
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 228.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 95.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 30.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 241.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 22.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 22.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 26.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 32.120834 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 25.9 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 18.3325 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 32.81787 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 27.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 11.06 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 11.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 19.2 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.0 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.9 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.5 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.8 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.63
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.28 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 38.9 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 31.3 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 31.0 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 170.89714 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 351.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 55.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 2.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 9.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 92.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 178.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 89.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 213.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 260.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 275.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 115.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 192.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 143.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 265.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 52.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 4851.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 390.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 314.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 311.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.6923149 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.1118034 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 67797.14 m
    Remoteness index 14.983835
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 9.0 years
    Fire frequency 2.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 48.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 233.0 %
    Runoff - average 2210.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.1 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 32.6915
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 108.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.48 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 39.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3735555 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.18889347 %
    Clay % 51.533333 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 5.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.12
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.25
    Nutrient status 1.7 index
    Soil depth 0.6 m
    Soil pedality 3.4977777
    Water holding capacity 13000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 29.211058
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.95875 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 308.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 90.166664 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 325.0 m
    Elevation 302.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.6398016 degrees
    Topographic relief 16.00638 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.277608 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.111 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 16.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 30.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 58.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 12.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0038 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 25.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2263 NDVI