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APG Clade: EUDICOTS - CORE EUDICOTS - ASTERIDS - EUASTERIDS I
APG Order: Lamiales
APG Family: LAMIACEAE
Kew Family: LAMIACEAE
Genus: Mentha
Species Epithet: rotundifolia
Species Author: Sole
Life Form: hemicr.


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: Orthodox
Storage Conditions: Viability maintained after 8 years hermetic storage at -18C (Montezuma-De-Carvalho et al., 1984)

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1000 Seed Weight

Average 1000 Seed Weight(g): 0.01
Details of Component Seed Weights:
  1. 0.01; (Hagemann et al., 1967); Seed+pericarp; Seed mc not stated, but weight is likely to refer to air-dry seed.
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Oil Content

Average of Oil Content (%): 25.0
Details of Component Oil Contents:
  1. 25.0; (Hagemann et al., 1967); Entire seed/nut; Moisture content not stated
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Protein Content

Average of Protein Content (%): 20.0
Details of Component Protein Contents:
  1. 20.0; (Hagemann et al., 1967); Entire seed/nut; Moisture content not stated
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Literature Cited
  1. Montezuma-De-Carvalho, J., Paiva, J. and Pimenta, M.C.S. 1984. Effect of cold storage on seed viability of aromatic plants from the Portuguese flora. EUCARPIA International Symposium on Conservation of Genetic Resources of Aromatic and Medicinal Plants, Oeiras, Portugal, May 9-11 1984.
  2. 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.
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