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APG Clade: EUDICOTS - CORE EUDICOTS - ROSIDS - EUROSIDS II
APG Order: Myrtales
APG Family: ONAGRACEAE
Kew Family: ONAGRACEAE
Genus: Gaura
Species Epithet: parviflora
Species Author: Douglas ex Lehm.
Life Form: ther.


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: No data available for species. Of 1 known taxa of genus Gaura, 100.00% Orthodox(p/?)

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1000 Seed Weight

Average 1000 Seed Weight(g): 9.5
Details of Component Seed Weights:
  1. 14.0; (Tookey & Jones, 1965); Seed; Seed mc not stated, but weight is likely to refer to air-dry seed.
  2. 6.44; (Mazer, 1989); Seed
  3. 8.1; (Stevens, 1957); Seed; Weight refers to air-dry seeds.
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Literature Cited
  1. Tookey, H.L. and Jones, Q. 1965. New sources of water-soluble seed gums. Economic Botany, 19:165-174.
  2. Mazer, S. 1989. Ecological, taxonomic, and life history correlates of seed mass among Indiana dunes Angiosperms. Supplement: species list, untransformed seed mass, seed mass class and ecological data associated with each species. Ecological Monographs, 59.
  3. Stevens, O.A. 1957. Weights of seeds and numbers per plant. Weeds, 5:46-55.
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