Occurrence record: DNA D0049395

Preserved specimen of Cucumis melo L. recorded on 1990-03-29

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource DNA AVH data
Institution code Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Supplied institution code "DNA"
Collection Northern Territory Herbarium (Darwin)
Supplied collection code "DNA"
Catalog number DNA D0049395
Occurrence ID DNA:DNA:DNA D0049395
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Collector Manning, K.M.
Supplied as "K.M. Manning"
Record number 516
Reproductive condition flower,fruit,fertile
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as Present
Occurrence remarks Prostrate vine; yellow flowers; fruit melon like; tall closed tussock grassland with emergent Parkinsonia aculeata.
State conservation Northern Territory:

Event

Occurrence date 1990-03-29
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Cucumis melo
Supplied scientific name "Cucumis melo L."
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Cucurbitales
Family Cucurbitaceae
Genus Cucumis
Species Cucumis melo
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship L.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Supplied as: "The Northern Territory"
Locality VRD; site 1.
Latitude -16.330560621198504
Supplied as: "-16.3319204615468"
Longitude 131.25220947127718
Supplied as: "131.251230969763"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "AGD66"
Verbatim locality VRD; site 1.
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Georeferenced by K.M. Manning
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Territory
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Ord Victoria Plain
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions South Kimberley Interzone
    IBRA 7 Regions Ord Victoria Plain
    IBRA 7 Subregions South Kimberley Interzone
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Victoria Plains Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Semi-arid, with some growth in the warm season, but too dry for cropping
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: hot (winter drought)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 VICTORIA RIVER-WISO
    River Regions VICTORIA RIVER-WISO
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bonaparte Coast
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lingiari
    Local Government Areas 2011 Victoria-Daly (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Victoria
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 VICTORIA DALY REGION
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 330
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 405
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) VICTORIA RIVER
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) KATHERINE
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) WALANGERI
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) WALANGERI OUTSTATIONS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) KATHERINE
    PSMA Localities (2018) VICTORIA RIVER
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very Remote Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (NT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) STUART
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) STUART
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) WALANGERI WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Victoria-Daly (S) Bal
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Victoria River Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Msba
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Ord-Victoria Plateaus
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Grasslands
    Land cover Native grasslands and minimally modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus low open woodlands with tussock grass
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.02 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4437
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.0583
    Endemism 0.0039331913
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0039790436
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 675.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.825698 index
    Species Richness 217.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.2525272
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 179.68 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 57.276665 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.06 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.5873859
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.6936234
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 35.975 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.290833 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 26.670013 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.22637413
    Aridity index - month max 0.81839436
    Aridity index - month min 0.0
    Evaporation - annual mean 234.41263 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 16682.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 308.5278 mm
    Evaporation - month min 180.12285 mm
    Evaporation - variability 19.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.21 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.21 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 63.49603 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 47.220882 %
    Humidity - month max relative 77.356544 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 56.154285 %
    Humidity - month min relative 40.172314 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 40.172314 %
    Precipitation - annual 615.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 742.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 51.665726 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 16.848143
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 6.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.5106383
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 119.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.94520545
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 270.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 161.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 55.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 519.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 22.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 10.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 24.7 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 34.138332 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.4 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 19.315 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 33.100006 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 26.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 11.28 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 11.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 21.7 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.6 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.0 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.54 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 38.04 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.28
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.36 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 38.7 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 31.4 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 30.5 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 111.67153 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 695.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 9.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 9.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 109.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 327.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 177.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 464.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 273.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 268.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 117.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 216.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 147.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 216.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 54.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3857.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 385.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 313.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 300.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.03 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.990101 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.03 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.11401754 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 122598.17 m
    Remoteness index 17.645346
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 8.0 years
    Fire frequency 1.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 309.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 113.0 %
    Runoff - average 1473.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 21.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.5 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 5.0 %
    Bulk density 1.0819026 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.26405442 %
    Clay % 10.878319 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 166.66667 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.27
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.76
    Nutrient status 1.1 index
    Ph - soil 5.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.4 m
    Soil pedality 1.720354
    Water holding capacity 47000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 73.655495
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.04453 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 146.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 68.0 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 90.0 m
    Elevation 92.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.47357824 degrees
    Topographic relief 6.232697 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.3649157 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2523 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 47.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 8.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 48.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 44.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0022 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.1 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 34.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 2.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4907 NDVI