Occurrence record: MEL 0000232A

PreservedSpecimen of Ptilotus spicatus recorded on 1959-05-09

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 0000232A
Occurrence ID 32df4138-6374-11e1-bc2b-000c2907ead9
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Sheet - 1
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 Common.
Occurrence status present
Identification verification status verified
Identification ID 19ed5a5f-1abd-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Event

Collecting date 1959-05-09
Supplied as year:1959  month:5  day:9 
Date precision Day
Start day of year 129
Event ID 59333275-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Taxonomy

Scientific name Ptilotus spicatus
Taxon rank species
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 Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship Benth.
Nomenclatural code ICN

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Local government area Victoria-Daly (S)
Locality 12.2 miles W Newry.
Habitat In grey red sandy soil scrub.
Latitude -16.0333333
Longitude 129.0833333
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system degrees decimal minutes
Verbatim locality 12.2 miles W Newry.
Coordinate precision 0.0166666667
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 10000.0
Georeference protocol Unknown
Georeferenced by National Herbarium of Victoria
Location ID ac94915d-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 129° 5' E
Verbatim latitude 16° 2' S

Additional properties

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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 Kimberley Rivers & Streams
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Keep River IBA
    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 Victoria Bonaparte
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Victoria Bonaparte P1
    IBRA 7 Regions Victoria Bonaparte
    IBRA 7 Subregions Keep
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Kimberly Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Temperature and moisture are more seasonal strongly developed wet and dry seasons and the growing season is shorter
    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 KEEP RIVER
    River Regions KEEP RIVER
    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
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Newry Pastoral Lease
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Newry Pastoral Lease DCD2011/005
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 229
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 375
    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) VICTORIA RIVER
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) TIMBER CREEK - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) KATHERINE
    PSMA Localities (2018) BAINES
    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) TIMBER CREEK WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Victoria-Daly (S) Bal
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Victoria River Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Nsad
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Ord-Victoria Plateaus
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Other special rights, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Tropical Eucalypt Woodlands/Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Tropical Eucalyptus forest and woodlands with a tall annual grassy understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Tropical eucalypt woodlands/grasslands
    Vegetation types - present Tropical eucalypt woodlands/grasslands

    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 0.2934
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.2779
    Endemism 0.012376504
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.012659914
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 3018.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.013997 index
    Species Richness 234.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.27643612
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 184.84 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 63.729168 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.17 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.5752393
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.730305
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 36.02833 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 22.183332 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 24.880005 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.277384
    Aridity index - month max 0.9673226
    Aridity index - month min 0.0044076233
    Evaporation - annual mean 230.14087 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 17530.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 308.49994 mm
    Evaporation - month min 181.11194 mm
    Evaporation - variability 18.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.25 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.26 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 61.2802 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 50.814583 %
    Humidity - month max relative 76.55131 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 59.89584 %
    Humidity - month min relative 45.543095 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 45.543095 %
    Precipitation - annual 725.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 817.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 60.949844 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 14.668139
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.5968212
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 117.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.66812986
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 271.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 188.15813 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 53.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 568.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 22.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 10.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 24.4 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 34.256668 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.9 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 20.5875 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 33.263885 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 25.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 13.76 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 13.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 22.9 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 13.7 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 23.9 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.55 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 38.23 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.13
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.84 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 39.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 31.5 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 30.2 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 114.07494 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 753.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 6.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 6.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 110.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 214.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 187.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 497.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 284.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 240.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 149.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 234.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 135.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 234.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 56.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3323.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 389.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 319.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 305.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.8845903 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.35902646 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 91147.77 m
    Remoteness index 13.201287
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 7.0 years
    Fire frequency 2.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 508.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 115.0 %
    Runoff - average 2739.0 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 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 131.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.4 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 25.0 %
    Bulk density 1.377 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.1968826 %
    Clay % 33.75 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 79.09091 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.31
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.86
    Nutrient status 0.9 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.3 m
    Soil pedality 2.09
    Water holding capacity 40000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.04689 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 327.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 99.083336 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 102.0 m
    Elevation 91.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.5225142 degrees
    Topographic relief 23.67016 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.181688 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2547 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 35.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 13.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 50.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 36.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0052 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.7 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 40.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 2.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4224 NDVI