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APG Clade: EUDICOTS - CORE EUDICOTS - ASTERIDS - EUASTERIDS I
APG Order: Lamiales
APG Family: LAMIACEAE
Kew Family: LAMIACEAE
Genus: Leonurus
Species Epithet: sibiricus
Species Author: L.
Life Form: ther.


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: Orthodox
Storage Conditions: 100 % viability following drying to mc's in equilibrium with 15 % RH and freezing for 24 years at -20C at RBG Kew, WP.

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1000 Seed Weight

Average 1000 Seed Weight(g): 1.2
Details of Component Seed Weights:
  1. 1.2; (Hagemann et al., 1967); Seed+pericarp; Seed mc not stated, but weight is likely to refer to air-dry seed.
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Germination

  1. 95 % germination (seeds sown: 100); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 26/16C (Therm 12/12); (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  2. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 10); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 26/16C (Therm 12/12); (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  3. 88 % germination (seeds sown: 100); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 11C; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  4. 96 % germination (seeds sown: 50); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 16C; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
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Oil Content

Average of Oil Content (%): 42.0
Details of Component Oil Contents:
  1. 42.0; (Hagemann et al., 1967); Entire seed/nut; Moisture content not stated
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Protein Content

Average of Protein Content (%): 21.0
Details of Component Protein Contents:
  1. 21.0; (Hagemann et al., 1967); Entire seed/nut; Moisture content not stated
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Literature Cited
  1. Hagemann, J.M., Earle, F.R., Wolff, I.A. and Barclay, A.S. 1967. Search for new industrial oils. XIV. Seed oils of Labiatae. Lipids, 2:371-380.
  2. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place.
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