Occurrence record: MEL 2204178A

PreservedSpecimen of Scleria rugosa recorded on 1988-06-30

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 2204178A
Occurrence ID 255aa03e-6374-11e1-bc2b-000c2907ead9
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Sheet - 1
Collector Russell-Smith, J.|Lucas, D.
Collecting number 5787
Reproductive condition fertile
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
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State conservation Northern Territory: Least Concern
Rightsholder Royal Botanic Gardens Board
Occurrence status present
Identification verification status verified
Identification ID 134f3ba0-1abd-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Event

Collecting date 1988-06-30
Supplied as year:1988  month:6  day:30 
Date precision Day
Start day of year 182
Event ID 53040aef-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Taxonomy

Scientific name Scleria rugosa
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Cyperaceae
Genus Scleria
Species Scleria rugosa
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship R.Br.
Nomenclatural code ICN

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Local government area Tiwi Islands (S)
Locality Melville Island, Moonganunu Creek.
Habitat Common ground cover forming low mats in sedge plain; edge of spring jungle.
Latitude -11.6000000
Longitude 130.5166667
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system degrees decimal minutes
Verbatim locality Melville Island, Moonganunu Creek.
Coordinate precision 0.0166666667
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 10000.0
Georeferenced by Russell-Smith, J.
Location ID a98b6f38-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 130° 31' E
Verbatim latitude 11° 36' S

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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
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Tiwi Islands IBA
    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 Tiwi Cobourg
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Tiwi-Cobourg P1
    IBRA 7 Regions Tiwi Cobourg
    IBRA 7 Subregions Tiwi
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Arnhem Land Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Equatorial: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Equatorial
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 BATHURST-MELVILLE ISLANDS
    River Regions BATHURST-MELVILLE ISLANDS
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bonaparte Coast
    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 Tiwi Islands (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Tiwi Islands
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 TIWI ISLANDS REGION
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 2022
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 2187
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) TIWI ISLANDS
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) DALY - TIWI - WEST ARNHEM
    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) TIWI ISLANDS
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) TIWI ISLANDS - WILDERNESS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) JABIRU - TIWI
    PSMA Localities (2018) TIWI ISLANDS
    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) ARAFURA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ARAFURA
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) PIRLANGIMPI WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Tiwi Islands (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Money Shoal Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qrc
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Top End Coastal Plains
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous owned, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Open
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Tropical Eucalypt Woodlands/Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Tropical Eucalyptus forest and woodlands with a tall annual grassy understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open forest

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5396
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.0595
    Endemism 0.014967739
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.018009996
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 13.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 4999.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.0399446 index
    Species Richness 813.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 6.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.7694881
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 158.1 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 143.89 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.48 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.3735489
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.6676031
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 32.78583 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 23.1225 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 15.130005 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.8250476
    Aridity index - month max 2.4385097
    Aridity index - month min 0.01643181
    Evaporation - annual mean 182.38739 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 32641.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 231.56726 mm
    Evaporation - month min 141.88994 mm
    Evaporation - variability 9.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.5 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.2 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.46 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 80.51082 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 71.84256 %
    Humidity - month max relative 88.04429 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 83.01952 %
    Humidity - month min relative 62.820904 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 62.820904 %
    Precipitation - annual 1638.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1867.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 136.41068 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 7.42302
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 12.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 11.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.4401561
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 102.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.2656556
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 601.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 359.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 100.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1165.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 8.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.5 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 31.644167 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 22.006666 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 17.007202 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 15.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 18.07 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 18.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 24.9 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.7 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.0 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.63 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 33.05 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.49
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.22 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 33.7 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 28.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.1 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 89.43521 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1836.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 11.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 2.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 11.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 98.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 535.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 397.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 1124.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 270.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 147.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 183.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 248.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 94.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 248.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 63.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1383.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 330.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 284.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 277.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.04472136 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.12727922 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 3908.2874 m
    Remoteness index 13.62
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 9.0 years
    Fire frequency 2.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1554.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 64.0 %
    Runoff - average 10044.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.616749 Degrees C
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.3 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 167.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.5 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 8.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3728074 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.4279583 %
    Clay % 32.269466 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 12.029412 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.56
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 1.1 m
    Soil pedality 2.0
    Water holding capacity 23000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.03787 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 300.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 55.083332 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 19.0 m
    Elevation 26.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.0029359 degrees
    Topographic relief 14.387 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.8131263 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3874 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 48.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0077 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.4 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 61.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 11.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5 NDVI