Occurrence record: CNS 142234.2

PreservedSpecimen of Comesperma sphaerocarpum recorded on 2015-01-23

Dataset

Data provider Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource CNS AVH data
Institution Australian Tropical Herbarium
Supplied institution code "CNS"
Collection Australian Tropical Herbarium
Supplied collection code "CNS"
Catalogue Number CNS 142234.2
Occurrence ID CNS:CNS:CNS 142234.2
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations alcohol
Collector Ford, A.
Collecting number 6398
Reproductive condition buds, fertile
State conservation Queensland: Least concern wildlife
Occurrence remarks Multi-stemmed straggly shrub 25 cm high, leafless. Lateral wing sepals pale blue, corolla white. Lignotuberous. Very scarse in area. Fruit in alcohol at CNS.
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present

Event

Collecting date 2015-01-23
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Comesperma sphaerocarpum
Supplied scientific name "Comesperma sphaerocarpum Steetz"
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Fabales
Family Polygalaceae
Genus Comesperma
Species Comesperma sphaerocarpum
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship Steetz

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Local government area Tablelands (R)
Locality Ravenshoe State Forest, Bald Rock area.
Habitat Low open woodland, very grassy, on clay soil from rhyolite. Many rocks. Canopy: Euc. portuensis, Corymbia abergiana, Syncarpia and Allocasuarina. Shrubs: Zieria, Pimelea, Melichrus, Platysace, Hakea plurinervia. Xanthorrhoea, Themeda and Arthrostylis very common.
Latitude -17.6068999995
Supplied as: "-17.6069000000"
Longitude 145.4617
Supplied as: "145.4617000000"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "GDA94"
Verbatim locality Ravenshoe State Forest, Bald Rock area.
Minimum elevation in metres 1030
Maximum elevation in metres 1030
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 50.0
Verbatim coordinates 17,36,25,S,145,27,42,E
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Ravenshoe 3
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow less than 3 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow less than 3 months
    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 - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Other minimal uses
    NRM Regions 2010 Wet Tropics
    NRM Regions 2014 Wet Tropics
    NRM Regions 2015 Wet Tropics
    NRM Regions 2017 Wet Tropics
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Wet Tropics
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble removed
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble ploughed in
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) 1-2 cultivations
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Wet Tropics
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Wet Tropics
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Atherton
    IBRA 7 Regions Wet Tropics
    IBRA 7 Subregions Atherton
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Queensland Tropical Rain Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with cooler winter and with a growing season lasting at least six months
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Subtropical: moderately dry winter
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Subtropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 North East Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 HERBERT RIVER
    River Regions HERBERT RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Kennedy
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements Jirrbal People and Tablelands Regional Council
    Local Government Areas 2011 Tablelands (R)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Herberton
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 TABLELANDS REGIONAL
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Jirrbal People #3
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Jirrbal People #3 QCD2010/006
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 30
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 653
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) HERBERTON
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) TABLELANDS (EAST) - KURANDA
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) CAIRNS
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) KENNEDY
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) KENNEDY
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) HERBERTON - RAVENSHOE
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) HERBERTON TABLELANDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) CAIRNS - ATHERTON
    PSMA Localities (2018) RAVENSHOE
    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 (QLD)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) DALRYMPLE
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) HILL
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (QLD)
    Statistical Local Areas Tablelands (R) - Herberton
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Cairns Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Cflg
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Peninsular Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Atherton Tableland
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Other native forest
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus open woodlands with a grassy understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    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 4148781.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6631
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 5.1021
    Endemism 0.03667917
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.039021395
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 6.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 7525.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.6862826 index
    Species Richness 1823.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 14.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.8380245
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 83.26 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 109.9175 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 25.59 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.32288897
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.081163
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 25.236668 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 15.365833 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 18.460022 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.0765485
    Aridity index - month max 2.7399998
    Aridity index - month min 0.2420985
    Evaporation - annual mean 117.073616 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 21654.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 166.85634 mm
    Evaporation - month min 73.063065 mm
    Evaporation - variability 17.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.36 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.71 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.26 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 83.94576 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 70.31666 %
    Humidity - month max relative 92.032166 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 76.29067 %
    Humidity - month min relative 61.22312 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 61.22312 %
    Precipitation - annual 1431.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1398.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 123.73926 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 1.9445286
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 121.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 30.234924 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 6.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 95.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.3157729
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 80.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.1531184
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 667.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 302.92352 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 77.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 767.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 18.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.5 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 23.893333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 19.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 13.791667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 18.207336 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 9.28 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 9.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 15.3 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.8 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 17.5 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.53 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 27.81 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.02
    Temperature - warmest month min 17.6 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 28.3 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 22.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 22.2 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 137.47173 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1363.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 116.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 29.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 91.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 80.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 648.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 281.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 783.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 196.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 196.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 91.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 154.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 111.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 164.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 56.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2906.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 287.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 227.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 223.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.01 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.6126989 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.01 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 50208.617 m
    Remoteness index 5.7267647
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 876.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 115.0 %
    Runoff - average 3539.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM 1023.56 m
    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) 14.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.64 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 28.0 %
    Bulk density 1.06 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 1.5846106 %
    Clay % 30.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 45.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.8
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.4 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 2.5
    Water holding capacity 72000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 1.34197 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 357.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 313.08334 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 1032.0 m
    Elevation 933.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 5.9635606 degrees
    Topographic relief 108.8383 m
    Topographic slope (%) 7.376502 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2818 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 34.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0032 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.7 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 58.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 11.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5683 NDVI