Occurrence record: MEL 2028356A

PreservedSpecimen of Aphelia gracilis | Slender Aphelia recorded on 1995-10-25

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 2028356A
Occurrence ID bd00fa88-6373-11e1-bc2b-000c2907ead9
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Sheet
Collector Clarke, I.C.
Collecting number 2531
Reproductive condition flowers
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
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Rightsholder Royal Botanic Gardens Board
Occurrence status present
Identification ID ce5fec20-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Event

Collecting date 1995-10-25
Supplied as year:1995  month:10  day:25 
Date precision Day
Start day of year 298
Event ID 0f4750e9-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Taxonomy

Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Lilianae | Poales | Centrolepidaceae | Aphelia
Scientific name Aphelia gracilis
Taxon rank species
Common name Slender Aphelia
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Centrolepidaceae
Genus Aphelia
Species Aphelia gracilis
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship Sond.
Nomenclatural code ICN

Geospatial

Higher geography Oceania | Australia
Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Local government area Glenelg (S)
Locality S side of Glenelg Highway, 12.6 km E of Casterton.
Habitat Occurring on weedy roadside through cleared farmland with remnant herbaceous indigenous flora including Stipa spp., Danthonia spp., Acaena sp., Convolvulus erubescens, Amphibromus pithogastrus and numerous weeds. In drying roadside drain.
Latitude -37.5700000000
Longitude 141.5228000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system degrees minutes decimal seconds
Verbatim locality S side of Glenelg Highway, 12.6 km E of Casterton.
Coordinate precision 0.0002777778
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 1000.0
Georeference sources D31
Georeference protocol GPS
Georeferenced by Clarke, I.C.
Georeferenced date 1995-10-25
Supplied as 1995-10-25 00:00:00.0
Location ID 8b895f65-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da
Continent Oceania
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 141° 31' 22" E
Verbatim latitude 37° 34' 12" S

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No practices
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Urban intensive uses
    NRM Regions 2010 Glenelg Hopkins
    NRM Regions 2014 Glenelg Hopkins
    NRM Regions 2015 Glenelg Hopkins
    NRM Regions 2017 Glenelg Hopkins
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Glenelg Hopkins
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Removed by hot burn
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble removed
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) 1-2 cultivations
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Glenelg Hopkins
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IBRA 6 Regions Victorian Midlands
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Dundas Tablelands
    IBRA 7 Regions Victorian Midlands
    IBRA 7 Subregions Dundas Tablelands
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated croplands
    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: distinctly dry (and warm) summer
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (Victoria)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 GLENELG RIVER
    River Regions GLENELG RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Western Bassian
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Wannon
    Local Government Areas 2011 Glenelg (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Glenelg - North
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 GLENELG SHIRE
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 26
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 721
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF VIC.
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) SOUTHERN GRAMPIANS
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) GLENELG - SOUTHERN GRAMPIANS
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) WARRNAMBOOL AND SOUTH WEST
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) WANNON
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) WANNON
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) SOUTHERN GRAMPIANS - GLENELG
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) SOUTHERN GRAMPIANS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) VICTORIA EXC. MELBOURNE
    PSMA Localities (2018) MUNTHAM
    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) LOWAN
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) LOWAN
    PSMA States (2016) VICTORIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (VIC.)
    PSMA Wards (2018) GLENELG SHIRE
    Statistical Local Areas Glenelg (S) - North
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Otway Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Kso
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kosciuszkan Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 West Victorian Uplands
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Annual crops and highly modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus woodlands with a tussock grass understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Replaced
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.3425117E7 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.015294405 t/ha
    Potassium 0.056804515 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.503
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.8598
    Endemism 0.0013174453
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0013683516
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 1421.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.4820566 index
    Species Richness 367.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 10.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.6952196
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 39.23 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 49.595 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 18.6 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.3741419
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.37117964
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 20.531666 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 8.623333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 22.829987 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.88770586
    Aridity index - month max 2.15999
    Aridity index - month min 0.13630845
    Evaporation - annual mean 109.597824 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 15411.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 220.08908 mm
    Evaporation - month min 32.789066 mm
    Evaporation - variability 6.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.27 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 84.586754 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 71.49698 %
    Humidity - month max relative 95.89496 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 84.5747 %
    Humidity - month min relative 57.845642 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 57.845642 %
    Precipitation - annual 673.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 668.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 57.373917 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.70157385
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 250.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 30.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 83.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.2064488
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 40.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.20514616
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 84.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 86.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 22.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 252.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 45.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.6 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 18.614166 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 13.7 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 7.2375 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 21.341309 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 23.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 3.93 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 9.2 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 11.7 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 18.5 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.51 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 25.61 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.28
    Temperature - warmest month min 11.09 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 27.4 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 18.6 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 9.3 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 201.38734 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 698.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 254.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 24.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 88.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 38.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 88.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 92.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 260.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 134.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 223.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 41.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 89.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 116.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 180.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 52.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3565.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 264.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 180.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 93.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.6624198 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.03 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 83648.66 m
    Remoteness index 3.6992843
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1111.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 64.0 %
    Runoff - average 169.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 1.2 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 26.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.67 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 22.0 %
    Bulk density 1.2126765 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 2.041429 %
    Clay % 56.84966 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 0.36363637 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.63
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 2.0 index
    Ph - soil 6.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 4.513895
    Water holding capacity 55000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.0683 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 3.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 137.79167 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 177.0 m
    Elevation 142.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 3.228253 degrees
    Topographic relief 63.41652 m
    Topographic slope (%) 3.892488 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1485 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 18.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 12.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 70.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 18.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0056 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 64.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 3.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2812 NDVI