Occurrence record: BRI AQ0310264

Preserved specimen of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn. recorded on 1970-05-08


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 AQ0310264
Occurrence ID urn:catalog:BRI:Herbrecs:0310264
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Sheet
Collector Stevens, P.F.  
Supplied as "Stevens, P.F."
Record number LAE50127
Reproductive condition Flowers
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Occurrence remarks Vine, sometimes rooting at nodes in ash, or scrambling over plants. Flowers yellow; fruit green; flesh white.


Occurrence date 1970-05-08
Date precision DAY


Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Rosanae | Cucurbitales | Cucurbitaceae | Benincasa
Scientific name Benincasa hispida
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
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


Higher geography Papua New Guinea, Madang
Country Papua New Guinea
State or Territory Madang
Locality Long Island 2M from Marafunga Point.
Supplied as "Bed of dried up intermittent stream."
Latitude -5.340234
Supplied as: "-5.3402343625"
Longitude 147.092769
Supplied as: "147.0927687263"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "GDA94"
Min elevation 22.00000000000000
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 2000.0
Georeference protocol Hrb Convert
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 101.0 frequency
    Species Richness 70.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 25.629168 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 84.0 %