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APG Clade: MONOCOTS - COMMELINOIDS
APG Order: Poales
APG Family: POACEAE
Kew Family: POACEAE
Genus: Hackelochloa
Species Epithet: granularis
Species Author: (L.) Kuntze


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: Orthodox
Storage Conditions: 35 % viability following drying to mc's in equilibrium with 15 % RH and freezing for 11 years at -20C at RBG Kew, WP.

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1000 Seed Weight

Average 1000 Seed Weight(g): 1.0645
Details of Component Seed Weights:
  1. 0.9036; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  2. 1.1828; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  3. 0.9904; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  4. 1.2468; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  5. 1.0976; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  6. 1.0696; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  7. 0.9604; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
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Germination

  1. 60 % germination (seeds sown: 20); pre-sowing treatments: mechanical manipulation (other covering structure (not seed coat) removed or partially removed. covering structure removed); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25C; 63 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  2. 80 % germination (seeds sown: 10); pre-sowing treatments: mechanical manipulation (other covering structure (not seed coat) removed or partially removed. covering structure removed); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25C; 112 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
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Literature Cited
  1. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place.
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