Occurrence record: BRI AQ1010688

Preserved specimen of Alysicarpus vaginalis (L.) DC. | Buffalo Clover recorded on 2018-02-22


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource BRI AVH Data and Images
Institution code Queensland Department of Environment and Science
Supplied institution code "BRI"
Collection Queensland Herbarium
Supplied collection code "Herbrecs"
Catalog number BRI AQ1010688
Occurrence ID urn:catalog:BRI:Herbrecs:1010688
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Sheet
Collector Waterhouse, B.M.  
Supplied as "Waterhouse, B.M."
Record number BMW8298
Reproductive condition Flowers and fruit
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Occurrence remarks Ascending herb with wiry stems to 40cm tall. Leaves widely spaced along stems. Stipules papery, acuminate. Inflorescence a slender raceme. Flowers with pale reddish-pink standard and maroon keel subtended by deciduous papery bracts. Pods narrow, segmented, held in erect clusters, green at present.


Occurrence date 2018-02-22
Event remarks 100m2 near meeting place in zone 3. Likely an introduction. Collected as part of the Northern Australia Quarantine Strategy.
Date precision DAY


Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Rosanae | Fabales | Leguminosae | Papilionoideae | Alysicarpus
Scientific name Alysicarpus vaginalis
Identified to rank species
Common name Buffalo Clover
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae
Supplied as "Leguminosae"
Genus Alysicarpus
Species Alysicarpus vaginalis
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (L.) DC.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN


Higher geography Papua New Guinea
Country Papua New Guinea
Locality Kadawa, Western Province, PNG. South Fly District.
Supplied as "Dense 'meadow' with Commelina diffusa and Passiflora foetida."
Latitude -9.017583
Supplied as: "-9.0175833333"
Longitude 143.258306
Supplied as: "143.2583055556"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "GDA94"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 100.0
Georeference protocol GPS
Terrestrial true
Marine false
Country Code PG
Supplied as ZZ

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    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 549.0 frequency
    Species Richness 211.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 26.741667 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 72.0 %