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APG Clade: EUDICOTS - CORE EUDICOTS - ROSIDS - EUROSIDS II
APG Order: Malvales
APG Family: MALVACEAE
Kew Family: MALVACEAE
Genus: Herissantia
Species Epithet: crispa
Species Author: (L.) Brizicky


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: Orthodox?
Storage Conditions: 86 % viability following drying to mc's in equilibrium with 15 % RH at RBG Kew, WP.

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1000 Seed Weight

Average 1000 Seed Weight(g): 2.55
Details of Component Seed Weights:
  1. 9.35; (Jurado et al., 2001); Seed excluding 'dispersal structures'; oven dry
  2. 1.7744; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  3. 1.8168; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  4. 1.4436; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  5. 1.70608; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  6. 1.83304; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  7. 2.1776; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  8. 1.7516; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  9. 1.0852; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
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Germination

  1. 90 % germination (seeds sown: 20); pre-sowing treatments: scarification (seed coat partially removed with scalpel. seed coat chipped); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25C; 42 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  2. 95 % germination (seeds sown: 20); pre-sowing treatments: scarification (seed coat partially removed with scalpel. seed coat chipped); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 15C; 42 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  3. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 20); pre-sowing treatments: scarification (seed coat partially removed with scalpel. seed coat chipped); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 21 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  4. 87 % germination (seeds sown: 53); pre-sowing treatments: scarification (seed coat partially removed with scalpel); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25C; 49 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  5. 90 % germination (seeds sown: 20); pre-sowing treatments: scarification (seed coat partially removed with scalpel. seed coat chipped); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 31C; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  6. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 10); pre-sowing treatments: scarification (seed coat partially removed with scalpel. seed coat chipped); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 21C; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  7. 85 % germination (seeds sown: 20); pre-sowing treatments: scarification (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)
  8. 90 % germination (seeds sown: 20); pre-sowing treatments: scarification (seed coat partially removed with scalpel. seed coat chipped); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 30C; 28 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  9. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 10); pre-sowing treatments: scarification (seed coat partially removed with scalpel. seed coat chipped); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 42 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  10. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 12); pre-sowing treatments: scarification (seed coat partially removed with scalpel. seed coat chipped); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 10C; 49 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  11. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 17); pre-sowing treatments: scarification (seed coat partially removed with scalpel. seed coat chipped); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 30C; 42 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  12. 86 % germination (seeds sown: 23); pre-sowing treatments: scarification (seed coat partially removed with scalpel. seed coat chipped); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 21C; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
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Literature Cited
  1. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place.
  2. Jurado, E., Estrada, E., Moles, A.T. 2001. Characterizing plant attributes with particular emphasis on seeds in Tamaulipan thornscrub in semi-arid Mexico. Journal of Arid Environments, 48(3):309-321.
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