Occurrence record: MEL 2489427A

PreservedSpecimen of Alkanna recorded on 1875-04-12


Data provider Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Supplied institution code "MEL"
Collection National Herbarium of Victoria
Supplied collection code "MEL"
Catalogue Number MEL 2489427A
Occurrence ID 2d9c0d7f-95f9-4dd9-8e5b-9ec0f6271d38
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Le Get, R.
Identified date 2020-10-15
Collector Schimper, G.H.W.
Collecting number s.n.
Reproductive condition flowers
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
Previous identifications Lithospermum orientale (L.) L.
Rightsholder Royal Botanic Gardens Board
Occurrence status present
Date identified 2020-10-15
Identification ID fb44797a-61cb-4f1b-aa1d-ad84f1fa8d05
Identification remarks fide: Plants of the World Online, accessed 15 October 2020.


Identification remarks fide: Plants of the World Online, accessed 15 October 2020.
Collecting date 1875-04-12
Supplied as year:1875  month:4  day:12 
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 12 Apr. 75
Start day of year 102
Event ID a71f8bfc-0769-4c2e-88d1-a46160b2dc26


Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Asteranae | Boraginales | Boraginaceae | Alkanna
Scientific name Alkanna
Supplied scientific name "Alkanna orientalis"
Taxon rank genus
Supplied as "species"
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Boraginales
Family Boraginaceae
Genus Alkanna
Species Alkanna orientalis
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Higher taxon match
The match is based on the higher level classification.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (L.) Boiss.
Nomenclatural code ICN


Higher geography Africa | Egypt
Country Egypt
State or Territory Sinai
Locality Ad montem Sinai. [=By Mount Sinai.]
Latitude 28.5391400000
Longitude 33.9749600000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "epsg:4326"
Verbatim coordinate system decimal degrees
Verbatim locality Ad montem Sinai. [=By Mount Sinai.]
Coordinate precision 0.0000100000
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 10000.0
Georeference protocol GeoNames
Verbatim SRS epsg:4326
Location ID 684a980f-40bc-4be9-b6ad-fe074f0d310a
Continent Africa
Country code EG
Verbatim longitude 33.97496
Verbatim latitude 28.53914

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Red Sea
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Sinai
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Arabian Desert And East Sahero-Arabian Xeric Shrublands
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Inhabited treeless and barren lands
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Northern and Central Red Sea
    World Country Boundaries Egypt

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.050317228
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 17.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.4254797 index
    Species Richness 13.0 frequency
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 67.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 32.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 2.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 77.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 2.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 12.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 34.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 121.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 276.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min -18.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 43.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 120.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 176.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 43.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5739.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 258.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 190.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 53.0 degrees C * 10