Occurrence record: HO550486

PreservedSpecimen of Melaleuca ericifolia | Swamp paperbark recorded on 2009-02-25


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource HO AVH data
Institution code Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Supplied institution code "HO"
Collection code Tasmanian Herbarium
Catalog number HO550486
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Collector Buchanan, A.M.
Record number 17121
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence remarks An approximate grid reference given as WEL 165 907.
Occurrence status present
Collection code HO
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Collecting date 2009-02-25
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 25 Feb 2009


Scientific name Melaleuca ericifolia
Supplied scientific name "Melaleuca ericifolia Sm."
Taxon rank species
Common name Swamp paperbark
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Myrtales
Family Myrtaceae
Genus Melaleuca
Species Melaleuca ericifolia
Taxonomic issue Match to misapplied name
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship Sm.


Country Australia
State / Province Tasmania
Locality Short Island.
Habitat Saltmarsh.
Latitude -40.715293
Supplied as: "-40.716667"
Longitude 144.834376
Supplied as: "144.833333"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "EPSG:4202"
Verbatim locality Short Island.
Minimum elevation in meters 0
Coordinate precision 0.016667
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 1000.0
Georeferenced by Buchanan, A.M.
Verbatim SRS Agd66
Biome Marine
Country code AU
Verbatim elevation 0.0
Supplied as 0

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Robbins Passage & Boullanger Bay IBA
    NRM Regions 2010 North West
    NRM Regions 2014 North West TAS
    NRM Regions 2015 North West
    NRM Regions 2017 North West NRM Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North West NRM Region
    IMCRA 4 Regions Bass Strait Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Boags
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote croplands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Plateau
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 4.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CIRCULAR HEAD COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MURCHISON
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) MURCHISON
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.358
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.7367
    Endemism 0.0106751975
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.010080278
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2867
    Occurrence Density 19.654322 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.1431346 index
    Species Richness 1.3703704 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.1081562
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 2.5279539
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.27415264
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 88.76579 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 152.105 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 46.201 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.055 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.41599998 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 85.22094 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 88.76572 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 80.91679 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 73.010086 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 35.128 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.0805315
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.6279656 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.5939152 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.38982746
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.08013827
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -1.5529897
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 116.794 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -15.755707 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -108.245995 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 70.593 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 23.803 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 13.839 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 4.679 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 17.381334 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 10.28125 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 14.222015 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 7.504 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 13.7 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.6429749 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.3529968 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 8.179016 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 7.1000876 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.1950073 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -1.6869812 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 6.145996 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 21.726 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 13.547 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 947.5 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 340.25 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 9.75 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 138.25 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 33.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 139.25 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 30.75 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 341.25 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -4.4622836 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -119.814415 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 13.625 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 6.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 21.425 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 24.05 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 4.425 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 51.75
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.675001 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 6.1 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 13.025 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 14.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.625 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.175 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 7.05 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.835
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 21.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 16.275 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 10.175 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 170.3808 km/day
    Wind run - month max 192.70311 km/day
    Wind run - month min 148.64442 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 3.5583334 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 2.484565 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 3.65 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 4.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 3.2 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 4.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 2.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 1.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 1.9 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.094868325 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.3710795 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.094868325 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 882.55524 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.0 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.26 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 6.52 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.69 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 5.9551997 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.003 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.71 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.32 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.18 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 13.929999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.059998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.71 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 10.87 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 17.39 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 14.580541 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.17876574 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 2.3294816 mg/m^3
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.7446773
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.27415264
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 57.188164 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 10.8809395 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.616703 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 67.02096
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 24.673737
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 12.710214 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 68.26547 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 174.1123 Gal
    Bulk density 1.2215294 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 104.5941 kgC/ha
    Clay % 4.4235296 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 0.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 209.09091 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 2.588 my
    Lithology - fertility 2.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 1.294 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 0.11193429 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 0.41296428 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 0.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.78249997
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.265
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.35750002
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 34.75
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.3775
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 8672.966 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 59.70689 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 65.50756 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.2176471
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 12.04496 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 1272.8508 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 10.97838 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.7 m
    Soil pedality 1.2176471
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 4.092404
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 122.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 6.47406 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 22.208334 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 5.419924
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.21669458 degrees
    Topographic relief 0.2888114 m
    Topographic roughness 7.19306E-6 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.03391868 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 4.627765
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1143 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 44.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0044 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.1 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2242 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 206.0 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 146.5 Day