Occurrence record: HO18512

PreservedSpecimen of Melaleuca ericifolia | Swamp paperbark recorded on 1967-10-21


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Institution code Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Supplied institution code "HO"
Collection code Tasmanian Herbarium
Catalog number HO18512
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by B.A. Barlow & F.C. Quinn
Identified date 1987
Collector Hemsley, J.H.
Record number 6298
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence remarks Locally abundant
Occurrence status present
Collection code HO
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1987


Collecting date 1967-10-21
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 21 Oct 1967


Scientific name Melaleuca ericifolia
Supplied scientific name "Melaleuca ericifolia Sm."
Taxon rank species
Common name Swamp paperbark
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Myrtales
Family Myrtaceae
Genus Melaleuca
Species Melaleuca ericifolia
Taxonomic issue Match to misapplied name
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship Sm.


Country Australia
State / Province Tasmania
Locality West Tamar (M)
Locality Badger Point [Head?], c. 18km NW of Beaconsfield
Habitat Damp gully in coastal heath.
Latitude -41.098612
Supplied as: "-41.100000"
Longitude 146.667689
Supplied as: "146.666667"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "unknown"
Verbatim locality Badger Point [Head?], c. 18km NW of Beaconsfield
Coordinate precision 0.016667
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 1000.0
Verbatim SRS AGM66
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Narawntapu
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Narawntapu
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Narawntapu
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Narawntapu
    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
    NRM Regions 2010 North
    NRM Regions 2014 North
    NRM Regions 2015 North
    NRM Regions 2017 North NRM Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North NRM Region
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IBRA 6 Regions Flinders
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Flinders
    IBRA 7 Regions Furneaux
    IBRA 7 Subregions Flinders
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Tasmanian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated rangelands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 5.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Tasmania
    Australian States and Territories Tasmania
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lyons
    Local Government Areas 2011 West Tamar (M)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated West Tamar - Pt A
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 WEST TAMAR COUNCIL
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 7
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1085
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF TAS.
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) BEAUTY POINT - BEACONSFIELD
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) MEANDER VALLEY - WEST TAMAR
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) LAUNCESTON AND NORTH EAST
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LYONS
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) BASS
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) WEST TAMAR - LATROBE
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) WEST TAMAR
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) TASMANIA
    PSMA Localities (2018) BADGER HEAD
    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) ROSEVEARS
    PSMA States (2016) TASMANIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (TAS.)
    Statistical Local Areas West Tamar (M) - Pt B
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Surface Geology of Australia Nsoo
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Tasmanian Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Midlands Plain
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Open
    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

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.7861
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.844
    Endemism 0.007124909
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.004439118
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2867
    Occurrence Density 18.617285 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 1.2770343 index
    Species Richness 5.987654 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.8301033
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.9343228
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.17839234
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 104.58848 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 187.26 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 45.569286 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.03642857 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.29071426 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.022857143 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 78.63081 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 86.32158 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 70.61348 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 59.120415 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 28.078571 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.9597167
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.6713511 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.5461305 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.47350112
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.0417258
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -1.1025631
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 88.14571 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -45.468063 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -141.32071 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 42.576427 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 23.889286 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 14.2300005 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 4.9414287 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 17.55637 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 8.991369 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 17.522858 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 5.1335716 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 12.777857 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.073578 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.7457275 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 9.519287 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 8.565 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.7243042 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.1099854 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.644287 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 22.65643 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 13.195714 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 782.5714 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 268.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 7.714286 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 126.14286 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 28.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 126.14286 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 23.857143 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 268.7143 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -24.001417 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -132.8052 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 14.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 6.457143 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 20.814285 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 24.071428 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 4.6714287 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 49.857143
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.814285 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 6.0714283 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 12.314286 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 17.457142 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 8.542857 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.4 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.3 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.48 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.0685714
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 21.657143 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 16.3 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 8.571428 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 154.05496 km/day
    Wind run - month max 180.2476 km/day
    Wind run - month min 132.66277 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 3.3231013 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 2.2333333 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 3.5 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 4.0 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 3.0 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 4.0 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 2.6 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 1.7 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 1.7 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.042426407 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.05830952 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.17999999 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.042426407 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 5078.103 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.37 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 7.0899997 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.17 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 6.7167997 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.3 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0050000004 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.56 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.57 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.36 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 14.599999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.2 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.83 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -5.9999997E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 11.42 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 18.51 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 14.851875 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.11057233 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 1.0805389 mg/m^3
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.65125465
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.17839234
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 92.473145 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 26.59032 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.81645966 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 58.61292
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 16.05531
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 3.6860325 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 31.00772 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 72.1836 Gal
    Bulk density 1.4598603 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 106.07828 kgC/ha
    Clay % 20.046926 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 62.5 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 188.88889 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 458.0 my
    Lithology - fertility 3.727273 index
    Lithology - mean age 771.0 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 2.8870544 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 2.6608655 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -58.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.7285714
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.98714286
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.21285714
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.29
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 41.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.29
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 9076.085 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 63.0585 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 112.83593 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.1 index
    Pedality hydrological score 2.3284917
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 20.771793 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 1308.2479 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 11.608355 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.6 m
    Soil pedality 2.3284917
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 1.609826
    Unreliable water retention parameters 23.333334
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 101.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.33732 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 284.16666 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 8.764067 degrees
    Topographic relief 132.4987 m
    Topographic roughness 12.4163 %
    Topographic slope (%) 4.787897 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3384 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 80.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0565 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 3.1 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7863 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 141.3077 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 170.23077 Day