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APG Clade: EUDICOTS - CORE EUDICOTS - ROSIDS - EUROSIDS II
APG Order: Brassicales
APG Family: BRASSICACEAE
Kew Family: BRASSICACEAE
Genus: Lepidium
Species Epithet: latifolium
Species Author: L.
Life Form: hemicr.


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: Orthodox
Storage Conditions: 66% germination after 5 years open storage at room temperature (Comes et al., 1978); long-term storage with ultra-dry seeds and -10C (Gmez-Campo, 1990); long-term storage under IPGRI preferred conditions at RBG Kew, WP. Oldest collection 11 years; germination change 100 to 100%, 11 years, 1 collection

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1000 Seed Weight

Average 1000 Seed Weight(g): 0.1
Details of Component Seed Weights:
  1. 0.1; (Barclay & Earle, 1974); Seed; Seed mc not stated, but weight is likely to refer to air-dry seed.
  2. 0.0976; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  3. 0.1372; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  4. 0.1752; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  5. 0.1988; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
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Germination

  1. 50 % germination (seeds sown: 50); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 15C; 42 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  2. 65 % germination (seeds sown: 20); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 15C; 49 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  3. 87 % germination (seeds sown: 23); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20/10C (Therm 8/16); 35 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  4. 95 % germination (seeds sown: 22); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25/15C (Therm 8/16); 35 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  5. 90 % germination (seeds sown: 20); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 7 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  6. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 20); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25/10C (Therm 8/16); 7 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
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Oil Content

Average of Oil Content (%): 18.7
Details of Component Oil Contents:
  1. 18.7; (Barclay & Earle, 1974); Entire seed/nut; Moisture content not stated
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Protein Content

Average of Protein Content (%): 25.6
Details of Component Protein Contents:
  1. 25.6; (Barclay & Earle, 1974); Entire seed/nut; Moisture content not stated
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Salt Tolerance

  1. Plant Type: hyhal; Photosynthetic Pathway: C3?
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Literature Cited
  1. Comes, R.D., Bruns, V.F. and Kelley, A.D. 1978. Longevity of certain weed and crop seeds in fresh water. Weed Science, 26:336-344.
  2. Gomez-Campo, C. 1990. A Germplasm Collection of Crucifers. Madrid: Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agrarias, Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentacion.
  3. Barclay, A.S. and Earle, F.R. 1974. Chemical analyses of seeds III: oil and protein content of 1253 species. Economic Botany, 28:178-236.
  4. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place.
  5. Corre, J.J. 1977. Etude phytoecologique des milieux littoraux sales en Languedoc et en Camargue II. Vie et Milieu, 28:1-49.
  6. Corre, J.J. 1982. Flore et vegetation des milieux littoraux terrestres du Languedoc. Naturalia Monspeliensia, 21:23-48.
  7. Tutin, T.G., Heywood, V.H., Burges, N.A., Valentine, D.H., Walters, S.M. and Webb, D.A. 1964. Flora Europaea. Vol. I. Cambridge University, Cambridge.
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