Occurrence record: HO565154

PreservedSpecimen of Desmodium varians recorded on 2012-02-02

Dataset

Data provider Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource HO AVH data
Institution Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Supplied institution code "HO"
Collection Tasmanian Herbarium
Supplied collection code "HO"
Catalogue Number HO565154
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Collector Schahinger, R.B.
Collecting number s.n.
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Occurrence remarks Plants scattered throughout a narrow grassy flat to immediate north of Macquarie River, 100 s of plants over at least a 1 ha area, some in flower - pale and pink, and some with immature fruit. Evidence of past browsing by sheep or wallabies. Photographed.
Occurrence status present

Event

Collecting date 2012-02-02
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 02 Feb 2012

Taxonomy

Scientific name Desmodium varians
Supplied scientific name "Desmodium varians (Labill.) G.Don"
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
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

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Tasmania
Local government area Northern Midlands (M)
Locality Mt Morriston property, c. 4 km SSE of Quoin Cliffs.
Habitat Themeda triandra grassland with scattered Poa labillardierei and Anthoxanthum odoratum. Occasional Austrodanthonia, Elymus scaber, Lomandra longifolia, thistles and Hakea microcarpa (riverside), with Anthoxanthum increasingly dominant away from the river.
Latitude -42.183333
Longitude 147.666667
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "EPSG:4283"
Verbatim coordinate system UTM
Verbatim locality Mt Morriston property, c. 4 km SSE of Quoin Cliffs.
Minimum elevation in metres 245
Coordinate precision 0.016667
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 1000.0
Georeferenced by Schahinger, R.B.
Verbatim SRS EPSG:28355
Verbatim coordinates AMG 55 556038 5328551
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim elevation 245.0
Supplied as 245

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow less than 3 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow less than 3 months
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Tasmanian Temperate Rainforests
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 North
    NRM Regions 2014 North
    NRM Regions 2015 North
    NRM Regions 2017 North NRM Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) North NRM Region
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble ploughed in
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble removed
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North NRM Region
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IBRA 6 Regions Tasmanian South East
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions South East
    IBRA 7 Regions Tasmanian South East
    IBRA 7 Subregions South East
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Tasmanian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated croplands
    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 (mild summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt forest (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tasmania
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 TAMAR RIVER
    River Regions TAMAR RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Tasmania
    Australian States and Territories Tasmania
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lyons
    Local Government Areas 2011 Northern Midlands (M)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Northern Midlands - Pt B
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 NORTHERN MIDLANDS COUNCIL
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 3
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1233
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF TAS.
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTHERN MIDLANDS
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTH EAST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) LAUNCESTON AND NORTH EAST
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LYONS
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LYONS
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) CENTRAL TASMANIA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) CAMPBELL TOWN
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) TASMANIA
    PSMA Localities (2018) ROSS
    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 (TAS.)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LYONS
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) PROSSER
    PSMA States (2016) TASMANIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (TAS.)
    Statistical Local Areas Northern Midlands (M) - Pt B
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Central Tasmania Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Jdtm
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Tasmanian Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 East Tasmanian Hills
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Forests
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus open forests with a grassy understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Tussock grasslands
    Vegetation types - present Tussock grasslands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3976693.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6966
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.564
    Endemism 0.0036832336
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.003837989
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4126
    Migratory species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 1189.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.221964 index
    Species Richness 319.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 10.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.5247863
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 42.38 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 41.776665 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 27.99 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1660414
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.16460513
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 17.360834 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 6.245 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 21.100006 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.81421185
    Aridity index - month max 1.972575
    Aridity index - month min 0.24827652
    Evaporation - annual mean 84.685295 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 10922.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 161.11069 mm
    Evaporation - month min 23.319773 mm
    Evaporation - variability 6.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.01 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.18 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.01 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 83.66328 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 74.952095 %
    Humidity - month max relative 93.37083 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 84.54387 %
    Humidity - month min relative 64.93316 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 64.93316 %
    Precipitation - annual 570.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 544.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 46.755104 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.0071388446
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 134.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 36.665787 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 119.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.0666503
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 14.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.06617078
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 133.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 57.665787 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 12.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 157.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 14.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 47.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.7 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 15.790833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 10.9 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 4.974167 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 20.013367 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 21.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 1.01 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 1.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 6.5 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 11.0 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 7.4 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.52 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 21.54 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.23
    Temperature - warmest month min 8.81 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 22.5 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 15.4 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 13.4 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 145.2888 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 575.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 149.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 34.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 123.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 13.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 123.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 56.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 158.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 110.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 199.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 18.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 67.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 104.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 151.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 52.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3275.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 217.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 151.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 123.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.3535534 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 13878.436 m
    Remoteness index 6.384105
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1351.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 92.0 %
    Runoff - average 58.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.9 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 78.2364
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 62.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.17 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 24.0 %
    Bulk density 1.6425 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 2.4104004 %
    Clay % 39.69643 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 17.5 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.62
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.91
    Nutrient status 1.25 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.7 m
    Soil pedality 3.5357144
    Water holding capacity 39000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.28408 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 183.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 313.95834 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 312.0 m
    Elevation 378.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 6.9144754 degrees
    Topographic relief 101.5702 m
    Topographic slope (%) 7.253005 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3074 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 20.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 2.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 50.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 49.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0247 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.4 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 65.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 14.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5865 NDVI