Occurrence record: BRI AQ0952299

Preserved specimen of Gossypium barbadense L. | Sea Island Cotton recorded on 2016-04-26


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 AQ0952299
Occurrence ID urn:catalog:BRI:Herbrecs:0952299
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Ref sheet|Sheet
Collector 1.  Waterhouse, B.M.   2.  Gambley, C.  
Supplied as "Waterhouse, B.M.;Gambley, C."
Record number BMW8207
Reproductive condition Fruit
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Occurrence remarks Tree c. 5m tall with brown, conspicuously lenticellate bark. Leaves mostly 4-5 lobed, glossy dark green above, dull and paler below. Conspicuous slender leafy stipules to 2.5cm long. All vegetative parts of plant conspicuously glandular. Epicalyx 3-lobed with multiple acuminate teeth to 3cm long. Large red-brown nectary at junction of peduncle and epicalyx. Calyx sub-shaped with sinuated margin. Corolla pale yellow. Capsule not observed but residents report using cotton fibres to make ear buds.
Date identified 2016-08-01


Occurrence date 2016-04-26
Event remarks Specimens collected by plant Pathologist Cherie Gambley for virus screening (CG-PNG50). Photos. Specimens sent to LAE and CANB. This specimen has been treated with ethanol for preservation and biosecurity purposes and gamma irradiated at 25kGY. Desiccated leaf sample for DNA sequencing.
Date precision DAY


Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Rosanae | Malvales | Malvaceae | Gossypium
Scientific name Gossypium barbadense
Identified to rank species
Common name Sea Island Cotton
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Malvales
Family Malvaceae
Genus Gossypium
Species Gossypium barbadense
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship L.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN


Higher geography Papua New Guinea
Country Papua New Guinea
Locality Blackwara (Blackwater) Vanimo District East.
Supplied as "Cultivated in garden, grey silty clay soil."
Latitude -2.75
Supplied as: "-2.7500000000"
Longitude 141.416667
Supplied as: "141.4166666670"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "GDA94"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 25000.0
Georeference protocol Gazetteer
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 5.0 frequency
    Species Richness 4.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 26.7875 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 86.0 %