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APG Clade: EUDICOTS - CORE EUDICOTS - ROSIDS - EUROSIDS I
APG Order: Malpighiales
APG Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
Kew Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
Genus: Euphorbia
Species Epithet: hirta
Species Author: L.
Life Form: ther.


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: Orthodox
Storage Conditions: Long-term storage under IPGRI preferred conditions at RBG Kew, WP. Oldest collection 11 years; germination change 92 to 87%, 10 years, 1 collection

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1000 Seed Weight

Average 1000 Seed Weight(g): 0.0772
Details of Component Seed Weights:
  1. 0.0816; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  2. 0.0816; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  3. 0.0684; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
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Germination

  1. 75 % germination (seeds sown: 16); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 15C; 42 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  2. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 19); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25C; 37 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  3. 92 % germination (seeds sown: 50); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 26C; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  4. 95 % germination (seeds sown: 19); pre-sowing treatments: surgical (seed coat partially removed with scalpel. seed coat chipped); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 28 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  5. 95 % germination (seeds sown: 19); pre-sowing treatments: surgical (seed coat partially removed with scalpel. seed coat chipped); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25C; 28 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  6. 89 % germination (seeds sown: 19); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 15C; 49 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
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Literature Cited
  1. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place.
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