Occurrence record: MEL 0589191A

Preserved specimen of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn. recorded on 1945-10-26


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource National Herbarium of Victoria (MEL) AVH data
Institution code Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Supplied institution code "MEL"
Collection National Herbarium of Victoria
Supplied collection code "MEL"
Catalog number MEL 0589191A
Occurrence ID 15c18ae9-6032-4f37-ba7f-b2a7b425423b
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Sheet
Collector 1.  Belcher, R.O.   2.  Krystosek, P.J.  
Supplied as "Belcher, R.O. | Krystosek, P.J."
Record number 929
Reproductive condition flowers | buds
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
Rights holder Royal Botanic Gardens Board
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Field notes Fruit ca. 10'' long, 6'' dia.
recorded by ID http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q21395349|http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q21395349
Occurrence remarks U.S. of America Typhus Commission. Plants of Assam.
Identification ID fdebe44b-9ac2-4cbb-aee1-2425787cdc93


Event ID e1d2ee65-cc61-429a-bb1c-c85f8bea29fc
Occurrence date 1945-10-26
Supplied as year:1945  month:10  day:26 
Date precision DAY
Start day of year 299


Higher classification Eukarya | Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Tracheophyta | Magnoliopsida | Cucurbitales | Cucurbitaceae | Benincasa
Scientific name Benincasa hispida
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Tracheophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Supplied as "Magnoliopsida"
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


Higher geography Asia | India
Country India
State or Territory Assam
Locality At abandoned Chinese encampment. Tirap River Valley; 13.4-mile mark on Ledo Road.
Supplied as "Growing on river bank."
Latitude 27.333333
Supplied as: "27.3333333333"
Longitude 95.733333
Supplied as: "95.7333333333"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "epsg:4326"
Verbatim locality At abandoned Chinese encampment. Tirap River Valley; 13.4-mile mark on Ledo Road.
Field notes Fruit ca. 10'' long, 6'' dia.
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Georeference protocol GeoNames
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 27° 20' N
Continent Asia
Marine false
Country Code IN
Verbatim longitude 95° 44' E
Verbatim SRS epsg:4326
Location ID 601cdb7e-2cb1-4c5d-b65a-d5706d415679

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    Additional political boundaries information

    World Country Boundaries India

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 9.0 frequency
    Species Richness 8.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 23.1875 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 44.0 %