Occurrence record: CNS 155142.1

Preserved specimen of Stenotaphrum micranthum (Desv.) C.E.Hubb. | Beach Buffalo Grass recorded on 2021-07-17


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource Australian Tropical Herbarium (CNS) AVH data
Institution code Australian Tropical Herbarium
Supplied institution code "CNS"
Collection Australian Tropical Herbarium
Supplied collection code "CNS"
Catalog number CNS 155142.1
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Identified by Brushe, J.M.  
Collector Brushe, J.M.  
Supplied as "Brushe, J.M."
Record number 2580
Reproductive condition leaf
Associated Occurrence Status Asserted duplicates
Associated occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
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Language en
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Associated records ASSOCIATED
Disposition in collection
Occurrence remarks grass. Grass
Date identified 2021-07


Occurrence date 2021-07-17
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Stenotaphrum micranthum
Supplied scientific name "Stenotaphrum micranthum (Desv.) C.E.Hubb."
Identified to rank species
Common name Beach Buffalo Grass
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Poaceae
Genus Stenotaphrum
Species Stenotaphrum micranthum
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Desv.) C.E.Hubb.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN


Country Australia
State or Territory Australian Commonwealth Territory
Locality Coral Sea, Lihou Reef, South West Cay, Site 104, 540 km ENE of Townsville and 630km ESE of Cairns.
Supplied as "Shoreline of coral cay; growing on white sand and coral rubble; open grassland dominated by Lepturus repens and Stenotaphrum micranthum. Site is exposed to strong salt laden winds; evidence of turtle nesting, abundant Sooty Terns with chicks at site."
Latitude -17.643333
Supplied as: "-17.643333333"
Longitude 151.414722
Supplied as: "151.414722222"
Datum EPSG:4326
Min elevation 1
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 50.0
Georeferenced by collector
County Coral Sea Islands Territory
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 17 38 36 S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 151 24 53 E

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 1dbe0002-a73c-4264-8693-9ec813935e6c
    Data Resource BRI AVH Data and Images
    Raw Scientific Name Stenotaphrum micranthum
    Coordinates -17.643157,151.414597
    Related records
    Record UUID b41b27c6-5c0e-4662-9157-ba8522919766
    Data Resource Australian Tropical Herbarium (CNS) AVH data
    Raw Scientific Name Stenotaphrum micranthum (Desv.) C.E.Hubb.
    Coordinates -17.643333,151.414722

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Coral Sea
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Coral Sea
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Coral Sea
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Coral Sea
    RAMSAR wetland regions Coral Sea Reserves (Coringa-Herald and Lihou Reefs and Cays)
    IBRA 7 Regions Coral Sea
    IBRA 7 Subregions Coral Sea
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Province
    Australia's network of Marine Parks Coral Sea Marine Park

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 82.0 frequency
    Species Richness 75.0 frequency