Occurrence record: MEL 1577774A

PreservedSpecimen of Comesperma ericinum recorded on 1987-10-27

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium IPT
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution code Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Supplied institution code "MEL"
Collection code National Herbarium of Victoria
Supplied collection code "MEL"
Catalog number MEL 1577774A
Occurrence ID f8b53724-6373-11e1-bc2b-000c2907ead9
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by Beauglehole, A.C.
Collector Beauglehole, A.C.
Record number 89639
Reproductive condition flowers | buds
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Occurrence status present
Identification ID f579bcb4-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Event

Collecting date 1987-10-27
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Comesperma ericinum
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Fabales
Family Polygalaceae
Genus Comesperma
Species Comesperma ericinum
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship DC.

Geospatial

Country Australia
State / Province Victoria
Locality Alpine (S)
Locality Cobberas National Park.
Latitude -36.8663888890
Longitude 147.1641666670
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system degrees minutes seconds
Verbatim locality Cobberas National Park.
Coordinate precision 0.0002780000
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 10000.0
Georeference sources V25
Georeferenced by National Herbarium of Victoria (MEL)
Verbatim SRS EPSG:4326
Continent Australia (Oceania)
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 147 09 51
Verbatim latitude 36 51 59S

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No practices
    GER National Corridor GER National Corridor
    GER Standard Boundary GER Standard Boundary
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Nature conservation
    Murray Darling Basin Authority Water Quality Zones Upland
    Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW2
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) Goulburn-Murray
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units Goulburn-Murray: Shepparton Irrigation Region (GS8)
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) Goulburn-Murray: Highlands (GS8b)
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas SW2
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas (2019) Victorian Murray
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units SS3
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units (2019) Kiewa
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Valleys KIEWA
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones upland
    NRM Regions 2010 North East
    NRM Regions 2014 North East
    NRM Regions 2015 North East
    NRM Regions 2017 North East
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) North East
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Removed by cool burn
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Removed by cool burn
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) 1-2 cultivations
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North East
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
    IBRA 6 Regions Australian Alps
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Victorian Alps
    IBRA 7 Regions Australian Alps
    IBRA 7 Subregions Victorian Alps
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Australian Alps Montane Grasslands
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote woodlands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: no dry season (mild summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt woodland (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
    River Regions KIEWA RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Indi
    Local Government Areas 2011 Alpine (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Alpine - East
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 ALPINE SHIRE
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Bangerang, Dhudhuroa, Dja Dja Wurrung, Taungurong, Waywurru, Yaithmathang, Yorta Yorta
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water (2019) Dhudhuroa, Dja Dja Wurrung, Taungurong, Waywurru, Yaithmathang, Yorta Yorta
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water Barapa Barapa, Barkindji, Dhudhuroa, Latji Latji, Maraura, Ngintait, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wamba Wamba, Weki Weki, Yaithmathang, Yorta Yorta
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water (2019) Barapa Barapa, Barkindji, Dhudhuroa, Latji Latji, Maraura, Ngintait, Tati Tati, Taungurung, Wadi Wadi, Wemba Wemba, Weki Weki, Yaithmathang, Yorta Yorta
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 22
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1760
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF VIC.
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) BRIGHT - MOUNT BEAUTY
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) WODONGA - ALPINE
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) HUME
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) INDI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) INDI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) WODONGA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) ALPINE - TOWONG - INDIGO
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) VICTORIA EXC. MELBOURNE
    PSMA Localities (2018) FALLS CREEK
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Outer Regional 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 (VIC.)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) NORTHERN VICTORIA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) NORTHERN VICTORIA
    PSMA States (2016) VICTORIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (VIC.)
    PSMA Wards (2018) ALPINE SHIRE
    Statistical Local Areas Alpine (S) - East
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Lachlan Region
    Surface Geology of Australia SDz
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kosciuszkan Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 East Victorian Uplands
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Open
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Forests
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus tall open forests and open forests with ferns, herbs, sedges, rushes or wet tussock grasses
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Multiple Use Forest
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt tall open forests
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 4180483.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.745
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.132
    Endemism 0.00983393
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.011274218
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 2187.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.7764664 index
    Species Richness 579.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 6.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.7980355
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 32.7 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 107.17084 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 59.4 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.338313
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.33703184
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 16.106667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 5.7275 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 23.74002 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 3.305565
    Aridity index - month max 9.879626
    Aridity index - month min 0.42849088
    Evaporation - annual mean 81.71998 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 20282.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 173.04683 mm
    Evaporation - month min 17.274828 mm
    Evaporation - variability 4.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.26 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 83.5494 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 75.572845 %
    Humidity - month max relative 92.93425 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 87.68329 %
    Humidity - month min relative 62.359337 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 62.359337 %
    Precipitation - annual 1601.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1439.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 126.84224 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.5856878
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 512.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 71.02423 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 14.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 212.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.2506676
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 34.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.24991703
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 222.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 191.07658 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 43.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 513.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 14.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 46.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 13.786667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 9.7 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 4.059167 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 22.518646 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 24.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min -0.65 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) -0.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 3.8 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.1 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 14.3 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.42 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 21.98 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.67
    Temperature - warmest month min 9.27 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 23.4 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 15.8 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 3.9 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 137.22542 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1307.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 417.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 55.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 204.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 27.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 223.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 151.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 427.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 89.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 249.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min -18.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 27.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 113.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 149.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 45.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 4776.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 231.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 149.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 35.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.247798 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 102107.77 m
    Remoteness index 3.8152077
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 3.0 years
    Fire frequency 2.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 6202.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 22.0 %
    Runoff - average 15944.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 2.1 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 178.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 0.9 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 33.0 %
    Bulk density 1.202963 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 10.583119 %
    Clay % 30.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 100.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.87
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.4 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.2 m
    Soil pedality 2.3111112
    Water holding capacity 59000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 1.93458 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 256.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 940.0 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 1042.0 m
    Elevation 1161.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 19.186817 degrees
    Topographic relief 328.2953 m
    Topographic slope (%) 17.56003 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3807 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 79.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 1.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 10.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 89.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0678 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 3.2 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 74.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 12.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.821 NDVI