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APG Clade: EUDICOTS - CORE EUDICOTS - ASTERIDS - EUASTERIDS II
APG Order: Asterales
APG Family: ASTERACEAE
Kew Family: COMPOSITAE
Genus: Pinaropappus
Species Epithet: roseus
Species Author: (Less.) Less.


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: Orthodox
Storage Conditions: 88% viability following drying to mc's in equilibrium with 15% RH and freezing for 1 month at -20C at RBG Kew, WP

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1000 Seed Weight

Average 1000 Seed Weight(g): 0.689
Details of Component Seed Weights:
  1. 0.5484; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  2. 0.5924; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  3. 0.7076; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  4. 0.906; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
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Germination

  1. 84 % germination (seeds sown: 50); ; germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 15C; 35 days; ; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  2. 87 % germination (seeds sown: 52); ; germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 41 days; ; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
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Literature Cited
  1. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place.
  2. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place; material provided by Facultad de Estudios Superiores - Iztacala, UNAM, Mexico.
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