Occurrence record: MEL 2221835A

PreservedSpecimen of Ptilotus spicatus recorded on 1955-08-12

Dataset

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 2221835A
Occurrence ID 32e74d4c-6374-11e1-bc2b-000c2907ead9
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Sheet - 1
Identified by Benl, G.
Identified date 1977-10-14
Collector Chippendale, G.M.
Collecting number s.n.
Reproductive condition flowers
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
State conservation Northern Territory: Least Concern
Rightsholder Royal Botanic Gardens Board
Occurrence remarks Infrequent.
Occurrence status present
Date identified 1977-10-14
Identification verification status verified
Identification ID 19fcf948-1abd-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Event

Collecting date 1955-08-12
Supplied as year:1955  month:8  day:12 
Date precision Day
Start day of year 224
Event ID 595aac32-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Taxonomy

Scientific name Ptilotus spicatus
Supplied scientific name "Ptilotus spicatus subsp. leianthus"
Taxon rank species
Supplied as "subspecies"
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Caryophyllales
Family Amaranthaceae
Genus Ptilotus
Species Ptilotus spicatus
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 (Benth.) Benl
Nomenclatural code ICN

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Local government area Barkly (S)
Locality 27 miles S Austral Downs Homestead.
Habitat In loamy red soil.
Latitude -20.7833333
Longitude 137.6833333
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system degrees decimal minutes
Verbatim locality 27 miles S Austral Downs Homestead.
Coordinate precision 0.0166666667
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 10000.0
Georeference protocol Unknown
Georeferenced by National Herbarium of Victoria
Location ID aca4ea27-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 137° 41' E
Verbatim latitude 20° 47' S

Additional properties

identified by id http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q18983001
recorded by id http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q5537873

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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
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Central Australian Freshwater
    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 Lake Eyre Basin
    IBRA 6 Regions Mitchell Grass Downs
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Barkly Tableland
    IBRA 7 Regions Mitchell Grass Downs
    IBRA 7 Subregions Barkly Tableland
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Mitchell Grass Downs
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Desert, supporting very little plant growth due to water limitation
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Desert: hot (winter drought)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Desert
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Tussock grassland (tropical semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Lake Eyre Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DIAMANTINA-GEORGINA RIVERS
    River Regions DIAMANTINA-GEORGINA RIVERS
    Marine
    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 Barkly (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Tableland
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 BARKLY REGION
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 321
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 506
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) BARKLY
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) BARKLY
    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) BARKLY
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) BARKLY TABLELANDS - OUTSTATIONS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) TENNANT CREEK
    PSMA Localities (2018) RANKEN
    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) BARKLY
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) BARKLY
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) KUWARRANGU WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Barkly (S) Bal
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Georgina Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qrlb
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Barkly-Tanami Plains Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Barkly Tablelands
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native grasslands and minimally modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Tussock Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mitchell grass (Astrebla) tussock grasslands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Tussock grasslands
    Vegetation types - present Tussock grasslands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4866
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 6.108113E-4
    Endemism (Non-marine) 6.114831E-4
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 139.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.863562 index
    Species Richness 52.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.090032265
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 154.11 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 26.330833 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 1.46 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.86596954
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.15145013
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 34.6875 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 18.7225 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 31.130005 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.09433984
    Aridity index - month max 0.2867613
    Aridity index - month min 0.014409222
    Evaporation - annual mean 259.42145 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 7286.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 364.5206 mm
    Evaporation - month min 157.2 mm
    Evaporation - variability 37.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.08 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.07 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 57.927254 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 44.443165 %
    Humidity - month max relative 68.6183 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 51.24299 %
    Humidity - month min relative 37.425453 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 37.425453 %
    Precipitation - annual 306.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 350.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 25.732828 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 3.6507988
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 20.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 17.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.5205479
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 102.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.8974359
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 204.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 74.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 24.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 223.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 22.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 19.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 26.4 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 32.283333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 25.3 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 16.646667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 37.30002 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 31.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 7.58 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 7.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 17.9 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 15.9 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 18.0 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.51 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 38.28 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.77
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.83 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 39.2 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 31.1 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 30.9 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 189.8852 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 329.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 20.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 4.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 20.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 91.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 191.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 79.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 202.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 249.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 310.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 78.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 175.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 160.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 175.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 51.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5286.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 388.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 308.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 301.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.12 degrees
    Distance - to coast 3.793323 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.12 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.58796257 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 606828.75 m
    Remoteness index 14.945619
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 6.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 227.0 %
    Runoff - average 410.0 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 28.050226
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 112.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.3 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 52.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3887827 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.09884542 %
    Clay % 56.73408 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 0.12857144 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.1
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.24
    Nutrient status 2.0 index
    Soil depth 1.3 m
    Soil pedality 4.006554
    Water holding capacity 31250.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 25.80852
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.55399 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 144.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 9.75 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 201.0 m
    Elevation 201.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.091598004 degrees
    Topographic relief 0.6780701 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.04443053 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1503 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 22.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 49.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 33.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 18.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0094 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.4 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 23.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2906 NDVI