Occurrence record: DNA D0033919

Preserved specimen of Cucumis melo L. recorded on 1947-04-24

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource DNA AVH data
Institution code Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Supplied institution code "DNA"
Collection Northern Territory Herbarium (Darwin)
Supplied collection code "DNA"
Catalog number DNA D0033919
Occurrence ID DNA:DNA:DNA D0033919
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Collector S.T. (Stan) Blake
Record number 17409
Reproductive condition fruit
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as Present
Occurrence remarks on river terrace in mixed open forest on sandy soil; somewhat olive green; flowers yellow; fruit light green with darker spots
State conservation Northern Territory:

Event

Occurrence date 1947-04-24
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Cucumis melo
Supplied scientific name "Cucumis melo L."
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Cucurbitales
Family Cucurbitaceae
Genus Cucumis
Species Cucumis melo
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship L.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Supplied as: "The Northern Territory"
Locality katherine
Latitude -14.33053895440425
Supplied as: "-14.3319036944903"
Longitude 134.16881364577063
Supplied as: "134.167862999046"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "AGD66"
Verbatim locality katherine
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Georeferenced by S.T. (Stan) Blake
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Territory
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Gulf Fall and Uplands
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions McArthur - South Nicholson Basins
    IBRA 7 Regions Gulf Fall and Uplands
    IBRA 7 Subregions McArthur
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Carpentaria Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Temperature and moisture are more seasonal strongly developed wet and dry seasons and the growing season is shorter
    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 Carpentaria Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 ROPER RIVER
    River Regions ROPER RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lingiari
    Local Government Areas 2011 Roper Gulf (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Elsey
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 ROPER GULF REGION
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 1514
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1635
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) ELSEY
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) KATHERINE
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) ELSEY - ROPER
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) ELSEY ROPER - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) KATHERINE
    PSMA Localities (2018) FLYING FOX
    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 (NT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) ARNHEM
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ARNHEM
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) NEVER NEVER WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Roper Gulf (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia McArthur Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Msrj
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Carpentaria Fall Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Gulf Fall
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Acacia
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Savannas
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus woodlands with a hummock grass understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Acacia forests and woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Acacia forests and woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5338
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.0647
    Endemism 0.004966177
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.004992116
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 350.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.191935 index
    Species Richness 206.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.39430305
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 169.65 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 75.50167 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.44 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.25959638
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.8075902
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 35.34083 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.706667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 24.029999 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.40359592
    Aridity index - month max 1.3039409
    Aridity index - month min 0.0054905014
    Evaporation - annual mean 188.0042 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 16435.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 241.52985 mm
    Evaporation - month min 154.90286 mm
    Evaporation - variability 16.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.37 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.11 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.35 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 74.815605 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 55.585022 %
    Humidity - month max relative 85.69815 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 69.43135 %
    Humidity - month min relative 46.139576 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 46.139576 %
    Precipitation - annual 868.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 973.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 72.511986 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 11.417597
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.3098642
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 118.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.1975467
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 295.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 208.02875 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 63.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 678.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 12.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 24.5 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 33.591667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 20.153334 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 26.124603 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 24.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 14.11 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 14.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 23.0 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 13.5 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 23.6 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.56 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.72 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.04
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.2 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 38.4 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 31.0 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 29.6 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 111.44646 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 929.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 5.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 5.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 114.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 420.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 240.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 649.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 274.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 234.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 146.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 229.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 134.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 229.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 57.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3045.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 380.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 307.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 294.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.28082 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.014142135 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 114067.79 m
    Remoteness index 16.933815
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 3.0 years
    Fire frequency 2.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1230.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 67.0 %
    Runoff - average 3584.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 6.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.5 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 5.0 %
    Bulk density 1.1933334 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.13494925 %
    Clay % 8.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 188.88889 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.41
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.99
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 0.5 m
    Soil pedality 1.6
    Water holding capacity 57000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.28936 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 227.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 124.083336 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 80.0 m
    Elevation 97.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 5.379846 degrees
    Topographic relief 42.57217 m
    Topographic slope (%) 3.436333 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2893 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 29.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0084 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.5 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 36.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 3.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4253 NDVI