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APG Clade: EUDICOTS - CORE EUDICOTS - ASTERIDS - EUASTERIDS I
APG Order: Solanales
APG Family: SOLANACEAE
Kew Family: SOLANACEAE
Genus: Nicotiana
Species Epithet: trigonophylla
Species Author: Dunal


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: Orthodox
Storage Conditions: 75 % viability following drying to mc's in equilibrium with 15 % RH and freezing for 3 months at -20C at RBG Kew, WP.

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1000 Seed Weight

Average 1000 Seed Weight(g): 0.049
Details of Component Seed Weights:
  1. 0.0344; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  2. 0.03572; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  3. 0.0508; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  4. 0.0528; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  5. 0.0552; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  6. 0.064; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
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Germination

  1. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 14); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 49 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  2. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 10); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 35/20C (Therm 8/16); 63 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  3. 91 % germination (seeds sown: 44); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 35/20C (Therm 8/16); 105 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  4. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 20); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25C; 7 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  5. 96 % germination (seeds sown: 46); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 105 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  6. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 49); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 42 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  7. 98 % germination (seeds sown: 47); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25C; 42 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  8. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 50); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 30C; 28 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  9. 75 % germination (seeds sown: 20); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 26C; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  10. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 20); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 14 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
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Literature Cited
  1. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place.
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