Occurrence record: CBG 9402438.1

Preserved specimen of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn. recorded on 1974-10-07


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research (CANB) AVH data
Institution code Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research
Supplied institution code "CANB"
Collection Australian National Herbarium
Supplied collection code "CANB"
Catalog number CBG 9402438.1
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Identified by Telford, I.R.  
Collector Croft, J.R.  
Supplied as "Croft, J.R."
Record number s.n.
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
Language en
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Disposition in collection
Occurrence remarks Climbing vine in disturbed area. Leaves dull, dark green above, mid green below. Flowers yellow. Fruit green.
Date identified 1994-04-19


Occurrence date 1974-10-07
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Benincasa hispida
Supplied scientific name "Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn."
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Cucurbitales
Family Cucurbitaceae
Genus Benincasa
Species Benincasa hispida
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Thunb.) Cogn.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN


Country Papua New Guinea
Locality 2 km E. Metemulai village, west New Hanover. Subdist. Lamet, Dist. New Ireland.
Supplied as "Steep terrain, clayey soil. Lowland rainforest. "
Latitude -2.5
Supplied as: "-2.5"
Longitude 150.033333
Supplied as: "150.033333333"
Datum EPSG:4326
Min elevation 50
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 1000.0
Georeferenced by collector
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 2 30 S
Marine false
Country Code PG
Verbatim longitude 150 2 E

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    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 6.0 frequency
    Species Richness 6.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 25.5875 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 91.0 %