Occurrence record: CBG 9402439.1

Preserved specimen of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn. recorded on 1977-01-24


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research (CANB) AVH data
Institution code Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research
Supplied institution code "CANB"
Collection Australian National Herbarium
Supplied collection code "CANB"
Catalog number CBG 9402439.1
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Collector Wiakabu, J.  
Supplied as "Wiakabu, J."
Record number s.n.
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
Language en
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Disposition in collection
Occurrence remarks Scrambling climber. Leaves dark green above, pale green below, with hairs all over leaves, petiole and stem. Flowers orange yellow. Fruit ovoid-globose, pale green. Climbing over shrubby regrowth on the side of the road.


Occurrence date 1977-01-24
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Benincasa hispida
Supplied scientific name "Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn."
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Cucurbitales
Family Cucurbitaceae
Genus Benincasa
Species Benincasa hispida
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Thunb.) Cogn.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN


Country Papua New Guinea
Locality Inter-junction of Rd. 6 and Rd. 8, Gogol River. Subdist. Madang, Dist. Madang.
Supplied as "On loam soil. "
Latitude -5.283333
Supplied as: "-5.283333333"
Longitude 145.55
Supplied as: "145.55"
Datum EPSG:4326
Min elevation 50
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 1000.0
Georeferenced by collector
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 5 17 S
Marine false
Country Code PG
Verbatim longitude 145 33 E

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    Additional political boundaries information

    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 140.0 frequency
    Species Richness 72.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 25.9625 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 89.0 %