Occurrence record: SP113038

Preserved specimen of Paspalum vaginatum Sw. | Water Couch recorded on 2014-05-15


Data resource WELT Herbarium at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (WELT)
Institution code Supplied institution code "NMNZ"
Collection Supplied collection code "WELT"
Catalog number SP113038
Occurrence ID tepapa:collection/object/2023739
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Catherine Beard  
Collector 1.  Burgess-Jones, Tracey   2.  Beard, Catherine   3.  Lundquist, C.   4.  Bailly, P.  
Supplied as "Tracey Burgess-Jones | Catherine Beard | C Lundquist | P Bailly"
Record number TCBJ 1
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license (CC BY 4.0)
Rights holder Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Institution ID https://scientific-collections.gbif.org/institution/2749cf1e-60d9-4b03-9c71-3763632b8f78
Language en
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Field notes [Original coordinates plot in wrong place; coordinates derived and only approximate]
recorded by ID https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q113503440|https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q113503440
Owner institution code NMNZ
Collection https://scientific-collections.gbif.org/collection/6b5044bb-5fff-49ef-89c1-f52ae9e81550
Dataset / Survey name [WELT Herbarium at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa]
Dataset [tepapa:collection/dataset/plants]
Access rights https://data.tepapa.govt.nz/docs/
Date identified 2014-05-15
Identification ID tepapa:collection/identification/2023739/17189


Dataset / Survey name WELT Herbarium at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa  
Event ID tepapa:collection/fieldcollection/327134
Occurrence date 2014-05-15
Verbatim event date 15 May 2014
Date precision DAY


Higher classification Plantae | Embryophyta | Angiosperms | Poales | Poaceae | Paspalum | vaginatum
Scientific name Paspalum vaginatum
Supplied scientific name "Paspalum vaginatum Sw."
Identified to rank species
Common name Water Couch
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Poaceae
Genus Paspalum
Species Paspalum vaginatum
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Sw.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICBN


Country New Zealand
State or Territory North Island, Auckland
Locality Port Waikato, Matauri [?Maraetai] Bay, at left of bay close to river exit but before dune system.
Supplied as "Collected from small raised island, sediment collected around, P. vaginatum, ~3x5m. Several similar islands close by. Strip of sand between islands and coastal plants. Very few natives, mostly weed species."
Latitude -37.39
Supplied as: "-37.390"
Longitude 174.72
Supplied as: "174.720"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS1984"
Min elevation 0
Field notes [Original coordinates plot in wrong place; coordinates derived and only approximate]
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial true
Continent Oceania
Marine false
Country Code NZ

Additional properties

verbatim identification Paspalum vaginatum Sw.

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    Additional political boundaries information

    NZ Ecological Districts 1987 Meremere
    NZ Land Provinces Waikato Region
    NZ Land Registration Districts South Auckland
    World Country Boundaries New Zealand

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 384.0 frequency
    Species Richness 207.0 frequency
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 47.0 %