Occurrence record: MEL 0682784A

PreservedSpecimen of Themeda triandra | Kangaroo grass recorded on 1886

Dataset

Data provider Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Supplied institution code "MEL"
Collection National Herbarium of Victoria
Supplied collection code "MEL"
Catalogue Number MEL 0682784A
Occurrence ID fcfe85ba-6373-11e1-bc2b-000c2907ead9
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by Simon, B.K.
Identified date 1986
Collector Burrows, C.
Collecting number s.n.
Reproductive condition flowers
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Date identified 1986
Identification verification status verified
Identification ID f9182f9c-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Event

Collecting date 1886
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Themeda triandra
Taxon rank species
Common name Kangaroo grass
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Poaceae
Genus Themeda
Species Themeda triandra
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship Forssk.

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Local government area Wyndham-East Kimberley (S)
Locality Carson River.
Latitude -14.9167000000
Longitude 126.8167000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system degrees decimal minutes
Verbatim locality Carson River.
Coordinate precision 0.0166700000
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 25000.0
Georeferenced by compiler
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 126° 49' E
Verbatim latitude 14° 55' S

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Drysdale River
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Drysdale River
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Drysdale River
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Drysdale River
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow greater than 9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow greater than 9 months
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Kimberley Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Western Australia Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Rangelands Region
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble mulched
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble mulched
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) Other cultivation
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Rangelands Region
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Kimberley
    IBRA 6 Regions Northern Kimberley
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Berkeley
    IBRA 7 Regions Northern Kimberley
    IBRA 7 Subregions Berkeley
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Kimberly Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Tropical: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Tropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 KING EDWARD RIVER
    River Regions KING EDWARD RIVER
    Land Management
    Western Australian Biodiversity Science Research Priority Regions Kimberley
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bonaparte Coast
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Durack
    Local Government Areas 2011 Wyndham-East Kimberley (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Wyndham-East Kimberley
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Balanggarra (Combined)
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Balanggarra (Combined) WCD2013/005
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 108
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 270
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF WA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) KUNUNURRA
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) KIMBERLEY
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA - OUTBACK (NORTH)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) DURACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) DURACK
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) NORTH KIMBERLEY
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) NORTH-WEST KIMBERLEY
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) KUNUNURRA
    PSMA Localities (2018) DRYSDALE RIVER
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very Remote 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 (WA)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MINING AND PASTORAL REGION
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) KIMBERLEY, MP
    PSMA States (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (WA)
    Statistical Local Areas Wyndham-East Kimberley (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Kimberley Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Lskw
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kimberley Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Couchman Uplands
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Tropical Eucalypt Woodlands/Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Tropical Eucalyptus forest and woodlands with a tall annual grassy understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 6180020.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.437
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.2393
    Endemism 0.031238245
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.03991968
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 6.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 69.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.9979365 index
    Species Richness 58.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.3982818
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 181.1 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 87.35833 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.45 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.45855272
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.1703572
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 34.753334 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 20.664167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 24.630005 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.46316516
    Aridity index - month max 1.65022
    Aridity index - month min 0.0050364616
    Evaporation - annual mean 190.16231 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 20675.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 252.38522 mm
    Evaporation - month min 149.47179 mm
    Evaporation - variability 10.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.39 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.14 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.37 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 65.84526 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 57.5073 %
    Humidity - month max relative 80.702805 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 71.05164 %
    Humidity - month min relative 48.41591 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 48.41591 %
    Precipitation - annual 961.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1145.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 82.9971 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 12.568404
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.57267225
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 112.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.74046624
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 368.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 256.66864 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 72.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 772.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 9.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.6 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 33.1325 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 26.8 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 19.338333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 29.308044 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 24.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 12.44 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 12.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 22.2 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.0 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.3 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.56 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 36.42 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.04
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.59 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 37.4 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.0 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.8 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 112.56966 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1199.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 17.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 17.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 111.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 296.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 303.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 815.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 265.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 198.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 156.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 225.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 112.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 225.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 56.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2635.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 354.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 291.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 282.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.7463243 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.022360679 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 70598.02 m
    Remoteness index 17.979706
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 1.0 years
    Fire frequency 4.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1208.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 66.0 %
    Runoff - average 4715.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.1 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 30.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.71 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 16.0 %
    Bulk density 1.1093843 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.15801732 %
    Clay % 10.374384 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 175.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.46
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.15 index
    Soil depth 0.4 m
    Soil pedality 1.6514778
    Water holding capacity 52000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.26561 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 266.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 209.875 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 322.0 m
    Elevation 322.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 10.78344 degrees
    Topographic relief 209.4781 m
    Topographic slope (%) 14.85776 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3351 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 37.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0115 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.8 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 45.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 3.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4946 NDVI