Occurrence record: MEL 2165555A

PreservedSpecimen of Pterocaulon sphacelatum recorded on 1879

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 2165555A
Occurrence ID 0dd6dfae-6374-11e1-bc2b-000c2907ead9
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Sheet
Identified by Bean, A.R.
Identified date 2018-01-30
Collector Forrest, A.
Collecting number s.n.
Reproductive condition flowers
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
Previous identifications Pterocaulon, 2002-11
Rightsholder Royal Botanic Gardens Board
Occurrence status present
Date identified 2018-01-30
Identification ID 24b362f4-64c3-437e-b589-273e198d408d

Event

Collecting date 1879
Supplied as year:1879 
Date precision Day
Event ID 429202f2-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da

Taxonomy

Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Asteranae | Asterales | Asteraceae | Pterocaulon
Scientific name Pterocaulon sphacelatum
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae
Genus Pterocaulon
Species Pterocaulon sphacelatum
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (Labill.) F.Muell.
Nomenclatural code ICN

Geospatial

Higher geography Oceania | Australia
Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Local government area Halls Creek (S)
Locality [No details given. However, co-ordinates supplied by collector are for a point close to the confluence of Edle Creek and the Panton River, c. 25 km SW of the SW corner of Bungle Bungle - Purnululu National Park.]
Latitude -17.8333000000
Longitude 128.1667000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "epsg:4326"
Verbatim coordinate system degrees decimal minutes
Verbatim locality [No details given. However, co-ordinates supplied by collector are for a point close to the confluence of Edle Creek and the Panton River, c. 25 km SW of the SW corner of Bungle Bungle - Purnululu National Park.]
Coordinate precision 0.0166666667
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 10000.0
Georeferenced by Forrest, A.
Location ID a28353a5-1abc-11e3-90a2-6c626d51f2da
Continent Oceania
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 128° 10' E
Verbatim latitude 17° 50' S

Additional properties

identified by id http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q4772089
recorded by id http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q706734

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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
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Rangelands Region
    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 Rangelands Region
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Ord Victoria Plain
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1
    IBRA 7 Regions Ord Victoria Plain
    IBRA 7 Subregions Purnululu
    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 Hummock grassland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 ORD-PENTECOST RIVERS
    River Regions ORD-PENTECOST RIVERS
    Land Management
    Western Australian Biodiversity Science Research Priority Regions Deserts
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bonaparte Coast
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Durack
    Local Government Areas 2011 Halls Creek (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Halls Creek
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Malarngowem WCD2019/005
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 417
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 761
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF WA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) HALLS CREEK
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) KIMBERLEY
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA - OUTBACK (NORTH)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) DURACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) DURACK
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) GREAT SANDY DESERT
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) GREAT SANDY DESERT
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) KUNUNURRA
    PSMA Localities (2018) ORD 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 (WA)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MINING AND PASTORAL REGION
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) KIMBERLEY, MP
    PSMA States (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (WA)
    Statistical Local Areas Halls Creek (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Halls Creek Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Lyao
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kimberley Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Halls Creek Ridges
    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 Hummock Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Hummock grasslands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Hummock grasslands
    Vegetation types - present Hummock grasslands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 6180020.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4944
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 1.9565
    Endemism 0.0040678494
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0041187103
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 12.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.3693821 index
    Species Richness 11.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.18114315
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 179.88 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 47.47167 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.09 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.53603005
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.8506382
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 36.072502 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.005 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 27.959991 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.16005926
    Aridity index - month max 0.5449985
    Aridity index - month min 0.008384678
    Evaporation - annual mean 258.61734 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 12906.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 349.23944 mm
    Evaporation - month min 178.44664 mm
    Evaporation - variability 25.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.14 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.15 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 55.896507 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 46.18142 %
    Humidity - month max relative 68.44572 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 52.885273 %
    Humidity - month min relative 40.757668 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 40.757668 %
    Precipitation - annual 503.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 605.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 41.974384 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 10.966476
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 10.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 2.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 6.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.45833382
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 123.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.1578102
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 241.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 146.23087 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 45.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 437.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 22.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 12.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 25.1 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 34.075832 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 18.926666 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 36.876923 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 28.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 10.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 11.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 21.0 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.9 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.53 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 38.77 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.42
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.5 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 39.5 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 31.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 30.6 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 126.93062 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 556.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 11.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 2.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 11.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 109.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 272.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 145.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 371.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 275.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 265.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 125.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 215.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 142.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 215.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 53.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 4108.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 390.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 318.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 313.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 2.345464 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.01 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 274595.88 m
    Remoteness index 17.735466
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 468.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 129.0 %
    Runoff - average 2029.0 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 64.91869
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 58.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.62 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 10.0 %
    Bulk density 1.0819026 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.06336367 %
    Clay % 10.878319 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 166.66667 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.19
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.56
    Nutrient status 1.1 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.4 m
    Soil pedality 1.720354
    Water holding capacity 28620.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 49.049866
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.65086 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 71.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 197.0 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 235.0 m
    Elevation 248.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 4.39391 degrees
    Topographic relief 53.09351 m
    Topographic slope (%) 3.684404 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1856 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 24.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 15.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 55.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 31.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0108 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.5 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 27.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 1.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3819 NDVI