Occurrence record: NSW 772508

PreservedSpecimen of Acanthus ilicifolius | holly mangrove recorded on 2008-05-22


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Data resource NSW AVH data
Institution The Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust
Supplied institution code "NSW"
Collection National Herbarium of New South Wales
Supplied collection code "NSW"
Catalogue Number NSW 772508
Occurrence ID NSW:NSW:NSW 772508
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Collector Conn, B.J.
Collecting number 5252
Reproductive condition flowers
Occurrence remarks Small shrub. Leaves pale green below, subglossy and green above. Flowers with petals pale mauve becoming white basally; stamens pale fawn-coloured. Fruits not seen. Vernacular name Enaroo (Kela language; Informant: Tanny Gei). Field assistance provided by Tanny Gei (Kamiali).
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
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Collecting date 2008-05-22
Date precision Day


Scientific name Acanthus ilicifolius
Supplied scientific name "Acanthus ilicifolius L."
Taxon rank species
Common name holly mangrove
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Lamiales
Family Acanthaceae
Genus Acanthus
Species Acanthus ilicifolius
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship L.


Country Papua New Guinea
State or Territory Morobe
Locality Tabare River, near Allen Allison Track, W of Lababia Village.
Habitat Banks of Tabare River, in Mangrove Community, with Xylocarpus granatum, Rhizophora apiculata and Bruguiera gymnorhiza species dominating. Soils black, silty.
Latitude -7.3023100000
Longitude 147.1234200000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Tabare River, near Allen Allison Track, W of Lababia Village.
Minimum elevation in metres 1
Maximum elevation in metres 1
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 100.0
County Kamiali Wildlife Management Area
Verbatim coordinates 07,18,08,S,147,07,24,E,WGS84

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial New Guinea Montane Forests
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World New Guinea Central Mountains
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeastern Papuan Rain Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated woodlands
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Solomon Sea
    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.04035172
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 441.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.8481917 index
    Species Richness 192.0 frequency
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 3019.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 890.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 170.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 554.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 18.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 554.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 320.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 903.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 266.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 108.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 214.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 256.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 88.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 273.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 81.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 660.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 322.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 273.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 256.0 degrees C * 10
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.0 Pascals