Occurrence record: CANB 534528.1

PreservedSpecimen of Agave americana recorded on 1995-04-02


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution code Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research
Supplied institution code "CANB"
Collection code Australian National Herbarium
Catalog number CANB 534528.1
Occurrence ID CANB:CANB:CANB 534528.1
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Collector Lepschi, B.J.
Record number 1781
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Occurrence remarks Leaves glaucous, grey green, often reflexed at the apex. Abaxial surface stripped to enable drying. Fruiting stems to c. 5 m tall.
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Collection code CANB
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Collecting date 1995-04-02
Date precision Day


Scientific name Agave americana
Supplied scientific name "Agave americana L."
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Asparagales
Family Asparagaceae
Genus Agave
Species Agave americana
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship L.


Country Australia
State / Province Western Australia
Locality 700 m N of Kwinana Grain terminal, Rockingham road, E Rockingham.
Habitat Grey sand. Heavily disturbed (burnt) scrub of Acacia sp., Melaleuca huegelii and Schinus terebinthifolia.
Latitude -32.2667000000
Longitude 115.7333000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 5000.0
Georeference protocol unknown
Verbatim coordinates 32,16,0,S,115,44,0,E
Biome Marine
Country code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Southwest Australia Rivers & Streams
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Urban intensive uses
    NRM Regions 2010 Perth
    NRM Regions 2014 Perth
    NRM Regions 2015 Perth
    NRM Regions 2017 Swan 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 Swan Region
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Leeuwin-Naturaliste
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Classic "Mediterranean" climate with peaks of growth in winter and spring and moderate growth in winter
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 13.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Leeuwin
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CITY OF ROCKINGHAM
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation types - native Other shrublands
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure - additional 2.0 $/ha
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.2735
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.807
    Endemism 0.026594857
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.014737166
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.5119
    Occurrence Density 61.48148 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.477752 index
    Species Richness 7.0493827 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 1.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.7777842
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 2.7979302
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.035236724
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 143.60817 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 261.95932 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 59.009335 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.12 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.394 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.08 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 73.8534 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 80.261 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 66.58491 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 59.58828 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 8.253333 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.8379936
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 2.3919616 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -1.2461046 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.086894356
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.19176032
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -10.221884
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 165.104 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -84.01989 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -251.33199 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 106.094666 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 28.208666 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 18.5005 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 8.802 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 24.38161 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 14.569222 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 20.427979 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 10.485333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 18.722 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.9206543 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.4119873 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 11.606659 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 9.812386 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -3.441986 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.563324 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 8.101318 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 30.913334 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 19.306667 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 745.1667 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 394.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 38.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 84.5 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 43.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 37.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 419.83334 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -84.01334 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -267.75836 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 10.95 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 26.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 28.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 8.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 38.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 24.95 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 9.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 18.45 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 20.45 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 9.55 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 14.083334 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.75 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 23.05 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.475 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.265
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 29.966667 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 23.316666 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 14.383333 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 315.53018 km/day
    Wind run - month max 342.50766 km/day
    Wind run - month min 287.36487 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 5.833925 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 5.1507726 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.1515446 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 6.4785867 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 5.824503 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 6.4785867 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.0785866 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.8081675 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.8081675 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.02828427 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.04 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.13416407 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.02828427 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 2931.8962 m
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.002873 Pascals
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 19.47509 Degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.49347705
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.035236724
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 79.72327 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 33.610313 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.9236164 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 44.412933
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 3.1713052
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 14.01308 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 82.93201 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies -762.48804 Gal
    Bulk density 1.16 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 9.466633 kgC/ha
    Clay % 15.0 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 0.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 299.99994 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 9.999998
    Lithology - age range 0.0115 my
    Lithology - fertility 6.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 0.00575 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) -2.2403321 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) -1.9393022 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -77.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.52
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.99
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.02
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.05
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 81.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.06
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 778.4791 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 25.05156 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 13.9184 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 0.6 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.8
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 2.481157 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 156.39798 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 4.465804 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.4 m
    Soil pedality 1.8
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 4.901186
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 94.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 6.05725 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 15.583333 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.0 degrees
    Topographic relief 1.8402315 m
    Topographic roughness 0.0 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.08614789 %
    Valley bottom % 6.25 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 4.847569
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 19.0 %
    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
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 210.6 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 230.33333 Day