Occurrence record: QRS 69834.1

Preserved specimen of Scaevola taccada (Gaertn.) Roxb. recorded on 1980-09-18

Dataset

Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource CNS AVH data
Institution code Australian Tropical Herbarium
Supplied institution code "CNS"
Collection Australian Tropical Herbarium
Supplied collection code "QRS"
Catalog number QRS 69834.1
Occurrence ID CNS:QRS:QRS 69834.1
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Collector Bigilale, I.
Record number UPNG 17
Reproductive condition buds, flowers, fertile
License UNSPECIFIED
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as Present
Occurrence remarks Shrub or herb, ca. 4 m. Leaves simple, alternate. Flowers bisexual, 4- or 5-merous usually, irregular and white in colour. Style simple. Local name: Gaha Gaha.

Event

Occurrence date 1980-09-18
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Scaevola taccada
Supplied scientific name "Scaevola taccada (Gaertn.) Roxb."
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Asterales
Family Goodeniaceae
Genus Scaevola
Species Scaevola taccada
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Gaertn.) Roxb.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Papua New Guinea
Locality N end of Yule Island; Port Moresby, Central Province.
Habitat
Supplied as "Sandy beach, 6 m above high tide mark."
Latitude -8.7806
Supplied as: "-8.7806000000"
Longitude 146.5139
Supplied as: "146.5139000000"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality N end of Yule Island; Port Moresby, Central Province.
Min elevation 6
Max elevation 6
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 1000.0
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code PG
Verbatim coordinates 8,46,50,S,146,30,50,E

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    Biodiversity
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated woodlands
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Southeast Papua New Guinea
    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.011369657
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 120.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.3094237 index
    Species Richness 52.0 frequency
    Climate
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1298.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 87.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 20.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 87.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 79.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 654.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 255.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 725.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 264.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 112.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 210.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 253.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 87.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 253.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 77.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 719.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 322.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 271.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 270.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 564384.06 m
    Marine
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 27.845474 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.17050187 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 2.2858717 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 27.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.102695584 degrees