Occurrence record: DNA A0087166

Preserved specimen of Cucumis melo L. recorded on 1989-01-17

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource DNA AVH data
Institution code Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Supplied institution code "DNA"
Collection Northern Territory Herbarium (Darwin)
Supplied collection code "DNA"
Catalog number DNA A0087166
Occurrence ID DNA:DNA:DNA A0087166
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Record number 6653
Reproductive condition flower,fertile
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as Present
Occurrence remarks Slender vine with yellow corollas. Spring jungle on sandsheet
State conservation Northern Territory:

Event

Occurrence date 1989-01-17
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Cucumis melo
Supplied scientific name "Cucumis melo L."
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Cucurbitales
Family Cucurbitaceae
Genus Cucumis
Species Cucumis melo
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship L.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Supplied as: "The Northern Territory"
Locality 1km SW Angus Spring, Hodgson Downs
Latitude -15.130531744897555
Supplied as: "-15.1318991471965"
Longitude 134.45214043927706
Supplied as: "134.451189646842"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "AGD66"
Verbatim locality 1km SW Angus Spring, Hodgson Downs
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    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 Managed resource protected areas
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Territory
    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 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Gulf Fall and Uplands
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions McArthur - South Nicholson Basins
    IBRA 7 Regions Gulf Fall and Uplands
    IBRA 7 Subregions McArthur
    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 Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Carpentaria Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 ROPER RIVER
    River Regions ROPER RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lingiari
    Local Government Areas 2011 Roper Gulf (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Yugal Mangi
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 ROPER GULF REGION
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 777
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1091
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) GULF
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) KATHERINE
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) GULF
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) YUGUL MANGI OUTSTATIONS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) KATHERINE
    PSMA Localities (2018) LIMMEN
    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 (NT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) BARKLY
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) BARKLY
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) NEVER NEVER WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Roper Gulf (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia McArthur Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Msr2
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Carpentaria Fall Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Gulf Fall
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous owned, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Open shrublands
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus low open woodlands with hummock grass
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5098
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 1.8397
    Endemism 0.0047045746
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.00478424
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 71.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.7988591 index
    Species Richness 49.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.3276429
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 174.23 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 66.38167 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.11 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.29695594
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.3280575
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 35.7775 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.416666 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 25.570007 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.32563236
    Aridity index - month max 1.1186092
    Aridity index - month min 0.0053084707
    Evaporation - annual mean 196.78267 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 17136.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 251.93752 mm
    Evaporation - month min 156.6598 mm
    Evaporation - variability 22.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.3 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.07 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.3 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 72.628136 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 53.087997 %
    Humidity - month max relative 83.71585 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 66.108765 %
    Humidity - month min relative 44.047607 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 44.047607 %
    Precipitation - annual 743.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 857.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 62.25418 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 12.981004
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.33143133
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 123.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.9846804
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 293.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 189.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 58.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 621.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 13.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 24.7 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 33.927498 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 19.810833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 28.513367 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 25.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 13.26 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 13.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 22.5 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.3 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 23.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.56 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 38.42 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.16
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.3 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 39.1 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 31.4 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 29.8 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 120.593605 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 800.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 3.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 3.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 117.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 361.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 214.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 569.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 274.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 249.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 138.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 225.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 140.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 225.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 56.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3391.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 387.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 312.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 297.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.014142135 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.9929753 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.042426407 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.014142135 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 122057.99 m
    Remoteness index 17.730515
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 2.0 years
    Fire frequency 4.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 801.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 101.0 %
    Runoff - average 1986.0 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 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 177.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.4 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 9.0 %
    Bulk density 1.2743269 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.08621409 %
    Clay % 6.272436 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 188.88889 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.37
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.96
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 0.6 m
    Soil pedality 1.7038461
    Water holding capacity 58000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.96234 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 46.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 94.208336 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 70.0 m
    Elevation 50.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 2.1321368 degrees
    Topographic relief 48.5656 m
    Topographic slope (%) 2.489018 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1772 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 42.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0053 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.2 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 44.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 4.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3492 NDVI