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APG Clade: MONOCOTS - COMMELINOIDS
APG Order: Commelinales
APG Family: COMMELINACEAE
Kew Family: COMMELINACEAE
Genus: Gibasis
Species Epithet: geniculata
Species Author: (Jacq.) Rohweder
Life Form: ther. or cham.


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: Orthodox
Storage Conditions: Long-term storage under IPGRI preferred conditions at RBG Kew, WP. Oldest collection 20 years; average germination change 90.3 to 76.7%, mean storage period 13 years, 3 collections

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1000 Seed Weight

Average 1000 Seed Weight(g): 0.3732
Details of Component Seed Weights:
  1. 0.3732; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
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Germination

  1. 96 % germination (seeds sown: 100); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 26C; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  2. 92 % germination (seeds sown: 100); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 26C; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  3. 90 % germination (seeds sown: 100); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 21C; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  4. 83 % germination (seeds sown: 100); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 26C; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
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Literature Cited
  1. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place.
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