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APG Clade: EUDICOTS - CORE EUDICOTS - ROSIDS - EUROSIDS I
APG Order: Cucurbitales
APG Family: CUCURBITACEAE
Kew Family: CUCURBITACEAE
Genus: Apodanthera
Species Epithet: aspera
Species Author: Cogn.


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: Orthodox
Storage Conditions: 90% viability following drying to mc's in equilibrium with 15% RH and freezing for 6 months at -20C at RBG Kew, WP

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Germination

  1. 78 % germination (seeds sown: 51); germination medium: moist sand; germination conditions: light 12/12; 20C; 42 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  2. 84 % germination (seeds sown: 51); germination medium: moist sand; germination conditions: light 12/12; 20/10C (Therm 24/0); 42 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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