Occurrence record: NSW 842464

PreservedSpecimen of Acanthus ilicifolius | holly mangrove recorded on 2007-01-04


Data provider Australia's Virtual Herbarium
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 842464
Occurrence ID NSW:NSW:NSW 842464
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by Kuria, T.K.
Collector Kuria, T.K.|Johns, R.J.|Simaga, J.M.|Gidion, G.
Supplied as "Kuria, T.K. | Johns, R.J. | Simaga, J.M. | Gidion, G."
Collecting number LAE88811
Reproductive condition flowers
Establishment means native
Occurrence remarks Shrub to 1 m tall; stem bright green, spiky towards leaf nodes; leaves glossy, dark green above, light green beneath; inflorescence terminal; flowers pure white; fruit glossy green.
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Identification verification status verified


Collecting date 2007-01-04
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 Papuan Islands
Locality Saidoai [Saidowai] village, Sewa Bay, Normanby Island.
Habitat Beach vegetation, common on beach and mangrove vegetation.
Latitude -9.9678900000
Longitude 150.9583600000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Saidoai [Saidowai] village, Sewa Bay, Normanby Island.
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 200.0
Verbatim coordinates 09,58,04,S,150,57,30,E,WGS84

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Papuan Peninsula
    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 0.01948118
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 40.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.5155926 index
    Species Richness 35.0 frequency
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 4543.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 1554.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 215.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 694.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 33.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 757.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 568.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 1581.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 262.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 99.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 217.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 250.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 70.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 268.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 70.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 853.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 316.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 272.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 251.0 degrees C * 10
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 957662.4 m
    Averaged Topographic Relief 382.45834 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 24.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 15.025601 degrees