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APG Clade: EUDICOTS - CORE EUDICOTS - ROSIDS - EUROSIDS II
APG Order: Malvales
APG Family: MALVACEAE
Kew Family: MALVACEAE
Genus: Sida
Species Epithet: abutifolia
Species Author: Mill.


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: Orthodox
Storage Conditions: 100 % 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): 1.4222
Details of Component Seed Weights:
  1. 1.4222; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
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Germination

  1. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 20); pre-sowing treatments: scarification (seed coat partially removed with scalpel. seed coat chipped); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 7 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
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Literature Cited
  1. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place.
  2. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place; material provided by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin, Texas, USA.
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