Occurrence record: MEL 2472970A

PreservedSpecimen of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis | chinese hibiscus recorded on 1906-01-24


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 2472970A
Occurrence ID be18d7da-eaa7-4a03-8b98-e7dca007b1f7
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Sheet - 1
Collector Curran, H.M.
Collecting number s.n.
Reproductive condition flowers
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
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Previous identifications Hibiscus rosa-sinensis var. rosa-sinensis, det. J. van Borssum Waalkes, i.1959 (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. var. rosa-sinensis. Revised for Flora Malesiana.).
Rightsholder Royal Botanic Gardens Board
Establishment means cultivated
Occurrence remarks Cultivated. Fairly common.
Occurrence status present
Identification verification status verified
Identification ID 97ebb175-1de0-4d6b-9d12-26e840d23a50
Identification remarks Malvaceae. Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. [Two 'Flora of the Philippines' labels with same determination].


Identification remarks Malvaceae. Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. [Two 'Flora of the Philippines' labels with same determination].
Collecting date 1906-01-24
Supplied as year:1906  month:1  day:24 
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 1/24/06
Start day of year 24
Event ID a9c98ac0-e152-4ff1-adc8-c7741299c241


Scientific name Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Taxon rank species
Common name chinese hibiscus
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Malvales
Family Malvaceae
Genus Hibiscus
Species Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship L.
Nomenclatural code ICN


Country Philippines
State or Territory Palawan
Locality Town limit, P. P. [=Puerto Princesa City]. Palawan.
Latitude 9.7333333
Longitude 118.7333333
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim coordinate system degrees decimal minutes
Verbatim locality Town limit, P. P. [=Puerto Princesa City]. Palawan.
Coordinate precision 0.0166666667
Georeference protocol GeoNames
Georeferenced by National Herbarium of Victoria
Verbatim SRS WGS84
Location ID 78005280-dccb-4ee5-857d-a7f4bf986996
Country code PH
Verbatim longitude 118° 44' E
Verbatim latitude 9° 44' N

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Palawan Moist Forests
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Palawan Rain Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential rainfed croplands
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Palawan/North Borneo
    World Country Boundaries Philippines

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.03554371
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 64.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.622951 index
    Species Richness 45.0 frequency
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.18 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 2.1699998 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 14.44 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 0.48569998 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.4 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.013 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.97999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.27 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 33.62 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 28.699999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.09 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.17999999 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0014 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 27.789999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.96 100 x degrees C