Occurrence record: MEL 2110737A

PreservedSpecimen of Desmodium varians recorded on 1987-11-10

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 2110737A
Occurrence ID efbc79d4-6373-11e1-bc2b-000c2907ead9
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Sheet
Identified by Beauglehole, A.C.
Collector Beauglehole, A.C.
Collecting number 91311
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
State conservation Victoria: Poorly Known
Rightsholder Royal Botanic Gardens Board
Occurrence status present
Identification ID f040155a-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Event

Collecting date 1987-11-10
Supplied as year:1987  month:11  day:10 
Date precision Day
Start day of year 314
Event ID 2f6e0cab-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Taxonomy

Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Rosanae | Fabales | Fabaceae | Desmodium
Scientific name Desmodium varians
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae
Genus Desmodium
Species Desmodium varians
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (Labill.) G.Don
Nomenclatural code ICN

Geospatial

Higher geography Oceania | Australia
Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Local government area Towong (S)
Locality Mitta Mitta Reference Area.
Latitude -36.4500000000
Longitude 147.3667000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system degrees decimal minutes
Verbatim locality Mitta Mitta Reference Area.
Coordinate precision 0.0166666667
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 10000.0
Georeference sources V21
Georeferenced by National Herbarium of Victoria
Location ID 999a1aae-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da
Continent Oceania
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 147° 22' E
Verbatim latitude 36° 27' S

Additional properties

identified by id http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q16744919
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Mitta Mitta
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Mitta Mitta
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Mitta Mitta
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Mitta Mitta
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    GER National Corridor GER National Corridor
    GER Standard Boundary GER Standard Boundary
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Nature conservation
    Murray Darling Basin Authority Water Quality Zones Upland
    Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW2
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) Goulburn-Murray
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units Goulburn-Murray: Shepparton Irrigation Region (GS8)
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) Goulburn-Murray: Highlands (GS8b)
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas SW2
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas (2019) Victorian Murray
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units SS2
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units (2019) Victorian Murray
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Valleys MITTA MITTA
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones slopes
    NRM Regions 2010 North East
    NRM Regions 2014 North East
    NRM Regions 2015 North East
    NRM Regions 2017 North East
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) North East
    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 North East
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
    IBRA 6 Regions South Eastern Highlands
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Highlands - Northern Fall
    IBRA 7 Regions South Eastern Highlands
    IBRA 7 Subregions Highlands-Northern Fall
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: no dry season (warm summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Tall eucalypt forest (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
    River Regions UPPER MURRAY RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Indi
    Local Government Areas 2011 Towong (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Towong - Pt B
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 TOWONG SHIRE
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Bangerang, Dhudhuroa, Dja Dja Wurrung, Taungurong, Waywurru, Yaithmathang, Yorta Yorta
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water (2019) Dhudhuroa, Dja Dja Wurrung, Taungurong, Waywurru, Yaithmathang, Yorta Yorta
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water Barapa Barapa, Barkindji, Dhudhuroa, Latji Latji, Maraura, Ngintait, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wamba Wamba, Weki Weki, Yaithmathang, Yorta Yorta
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water (2019) Barapa Barapa, Barkindji, Dhudhuroa, Latji Latji, Maraura, Ngintait, Tati Tati, Taungurung, Wadi Wadi, Wemba Wemba, Weki Weki, Yaithmathang, Yorta Yorta
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 22
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1760
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF VIC.
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) TOWONG
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) WODONGA - ALPINE
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) HUME
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) INDI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) INDI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) WODONGA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) ALPINE - TOWONG - INDIGO
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) VICTORIA EXC. MELBOURNE
    PSMA Localities (2018) MITTA MITTA
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Outer Regional 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 (VIC.)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) NORTHERN VICTORIA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) NORTHERN VICTORIA
    PSMA States (2016) VICTORIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (VIC.)
    PSMA Wards (2018) TOWONG SHIRE
    Statistical Local Areas Towong (S) - Pt B
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Lachlan Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Osa
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kosciuszkan Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 East Victorian Uplands
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Open
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Forests
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus tall open forests and open forests with ferns, herbs, sedges, rushes or wet tussock grasses
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Multiple Use Forest
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open forest

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 4180483.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5328
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.2024
    Endemism 0.0025805638
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.002686539
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 2915.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.9825163 index
    Species Richness 650.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.3576918
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 31.5 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 80.792496 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 45.57 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.3079954
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.30642697
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 21.080833 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 8.196667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 27.199982 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.6162694
    Aridity index - month max 4.4750266
    Aridity index - month min 0.27678147
    Evaporation - annual mean 104.92135 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 20259.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 213.8629 mm
    Evaporation - month min 26.33776 mm
    Evaporation - variability 7.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.07 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.32 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 83.51697 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 67.983055 %
    Humidity - month max relative 95.957344 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 81.21036 %
    Humidity - month min relative 54.267277 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 54.267277 %
    Precipitation - annual 1031.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1083.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 88.22232 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.45185864
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 393.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 54.294262 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 10.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 157.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.2400095
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 36.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.23897527
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 173.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 128.94156 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 35.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 398.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 45.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.4 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 19.17 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 13.4 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 6.2266665 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 26.431915 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 27.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 1.04 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 1.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 7.1 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.6 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 18.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.46 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 28.06 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.79
    Temperature - warmest month min 12.05 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 29.2 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 20.1 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 7.2 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 136.97888 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1063.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 362.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 43.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 164.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 30.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 172.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 132.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 367.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 128.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 272.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 10.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 62.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 126.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 193.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 46.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5160.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 282.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 194.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 72.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.02828427 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.547288 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.02828427 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 124257.45 m
    Remoteness index 4.591238
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 3879.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 42.0 %
    Runoff - average 5899.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.46296296 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.6 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 102.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.4 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 15.0 %
    Bulk density 1.52525 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 2.3471544 %
    Clay % 37.75 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 40.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.74
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.85 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 3.18
    Water holding capacity 44000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    Weathering Intensity V2 1.84286 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 217.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 618.875 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 401.0 m
    Elevation 715.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 9.759691 degrees
    Topographic relief 165.83 m
    Topographic slope (%) 9.692051 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2567 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 80.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0634 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 3.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 83.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 14.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7371 NDVI