Occurrence record: QRS 29949.1

Preserved specimen of Scaevola taccada (Gaertn.) Roxb. recorded on 1974-09-30


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource CNS AVH data
Institution code Australian Tropical Herbarium
Supplied institution code "CNS"
Collection Australian Tropical Herbarium
Supplied collection code "QRS"
Catalog number QRS 29949.1
Occurrence ID CNS:QRS:QRS 29949.1
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Collector Croft, J.R.
Record number LAE 65387
Reproductive condition buds, flowers, fruit, fertile
Associated Occurrence Status Asserted duplicates
Associated occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as Present
Associated records ASSOCIATED
Occurrence remarks Shrub dense thickets. Height 3 m. Bark silvery brown, irregularly pustular outer, green under. Green cream inner. Wood straw with fine rays. Leaves waxy, glossy dark green above, mid green below. Flowers white. Fruits green.


Occurrence date 1974-09-30
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Scaevola taccada
Supplied scientific name "Scaevola taccada (Gaertn.) Roxb."
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Asterales
Family Goodeniaceae
Genus Scaevola
Species Scaevola taccada
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Gaertn.) Roxb.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Papua New Guinea
Locality Cape Entrance, N coast, Lavongai (New Hanover); Lamet Subdistrict, New Ireland District.
Supplied as "Strand vegetation community."
Latitude -2.3667
Supplied as: "-2.3667000000"
Longitude 150.2
Supplied as: "150.2000000000"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Cape Entrance, N coast, Lavongai (New Hanover); Lamet Subdistrict, New Ireland District.
Min elevation 0
Max elevation 0
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Marine false
Country Code PG
Verbatim coordinates 2,22,,S,150,12,,E

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 733ccaee-0e3a-4a3f-85d3-a90b11ce6a77
    Data Resource CANB AVH data
    Raw Scientific Name Scaevola sericea Vahl
    Coordinates -2.3667,150.2
    Related records
    Record UUID d68b75de-e831-4906-95d9-27edd53a4162
    Data Resource CNS AVH data
    Raw Scientific Name Scaevola taccada (Gaertn.) Roxb.
    Coordinates -2.3667,150.2

    Additional political boundaries information

    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated woodlands
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 11.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bismarck Sea
    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.007501064
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 20.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.484367 index
    Species Richness 13.0 frequency