Occurrence record: DNA D0162440

Preserved specimen of Cucumis melo L. recorded on 2004-04-21

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 D0162440
Occurrence ID DNA:DNA:DNA D0162440
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Collector Dixon, Dale|Crase, Beth
Supplied as "Dale Dixon | Beth Crase"
Record number 1310
Reproductive condition flower,fruit
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as Present
Occurrence remarks Scrambling vine with yellow corolla. Immature fruits green, ovoid, approx 3cm long and 2cm wide. Garden bed with open woodland species (Euc. tintinans and Pandanus spiralis) with grassy understorey. Gravelly soil with deep leaf litter.
State conservation Northern Territory:

Event

Occurrence date 2004-04-21
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 Nitmiluk National Park, near carpark for Nitmiluk Administration Building
Latitude -14.32037
Supplied as: "-14.3203700004528"
Longitude 132.42269
Supplied as: "132.42269"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Nitmiluk National Park, near carpark for Nitmiluk Administration Building
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 100.0
Georeference protocol GPS
Georeferenced by Dale Dixon | Beth Crase
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
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge)
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge)
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge)
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Nitmiluk
    CAPAD 2018 Terrestrial Nitmiluk
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No practices
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Arnhem Plateau IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant 1. No practices reported
    Land use Nature conservation
    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 practices reported
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No practices reported
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No practices
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Pine Creek
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Pine Creek
    IBRA 7 Regions Pine Creek
    IBRA 7 Subregions Pine Creek
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Arnhem Land 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 Hummock grassland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DALY RIVER
    River Regions DALY 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 Nyirranggulung Mardrulk Ngadberre
    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) NITMILUK
    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) STUART
    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) NYIRRANGGULUNG WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Roper Gulf (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Pine Creek Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qa
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Arnhem Plateau
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous managed, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Savannas
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.8386
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.7608
    Endemism 0.02328447
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.02372382
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 21967.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.047906 index
    Species Richness 1739.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.43214834
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 166.58 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 83.502495 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.33 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.5007628
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.9875508
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 35.0125 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.5525 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 23.769989 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.466469
    Aridity index - month max 1.5633389
    Aridity index - month min 6.755744E-10
    Evaporation - annual mean 188.9438 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 18141.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 251.18962 mm
    Evaporation - month min 144.9936 mm
    Evaporation - variability 12.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.39 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.12 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.37 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 72.17621 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 52.289745 %
    Humidity - month max relative 86.43936 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 67.01068 %
    Humidity - month min relative 41.762768 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 41.762768 %
    Precipitation - annual 956.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1083.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 80.39151 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 17.333961
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.3044641E-7 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.58264065
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 115.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.71040493
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 340.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 234.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 64.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 739.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 10.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 33.4775 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 19.4825 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 28.197601 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 24.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 12.64 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 13.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 22.7 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 13.4 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.55 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.12 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.02
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.67 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 37.8 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.5 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 29.1 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 104.38575 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1042.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 4.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 4.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 108.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 305.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 254.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 675.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 274.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 249.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 136.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 229.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 143.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 229.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 57.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3034.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 385.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 307.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 291.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 2.01 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.01 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 197593.81 m
    Remoteness index 8.195992
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 1.0 years
    Fire frequency 3.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1854.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 41.0 %
    Runoff - average 7361.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) -0.6752301 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 17.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.55 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 20.0 %
    Bulk density 1.1351796 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.16812664 %
    Clay % 17.995508 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 100.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.44
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.05 index
    Ph - soil 5.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.4 m
    Soil pedality 1.9919162
    Water holding capacity 55000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.54504 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 289.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 110.041664 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 147.0 m
    Elevation 153.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.4126486 degrees
    Topographic relief 83.12602 m
    Topographic slope (%) 5.479767 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2933 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 29.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0022 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.6 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 44.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 4.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4937 NDVI