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APG Clade: MONOCOTS - COMMELINOIDS
APG Order: Poales
APG Family: POACEAE
Kew Family: POACEAE
Genus: Arthraxon
Species Epithet: hispidus
Species Author: (Thunb.) Makino


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: Orthodox
Storage Conditions: 100 % viability following drying to mc's in equilibrium with 15 % RH and freezing for 71 days at -20C at RBG Kew, WP

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1000 Seed Weight

Average 1000 Seed Weight(g): 0.3522
Details of Component Seed Weights:
  1. 0.1144; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  2. 0.7848; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  3. 0.1732; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  4. 0.3364; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
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Germination

  1. 50 % germination (seeds sown: 20); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 63 days; Half of the seeds sown were de-husked prior to incubation; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  2. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 18); pre-sowing treatments: mechanical manipulation (other covering structure (not seed coat) removed or partially removed. covering structure removed); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 7 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  3. 90 % germination (seeds sown: 20); pre-sowing treatments: mechanical manipulation (other covering structure (not seed coat) removed or partially removed. covering structure removed); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25C; 14 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  4. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 20); pre-sowing treatments: mechanical manipulation (other covering structure (not seed coat) removed or partially removed. covering structure removed); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25/10C (Therm 8/16); 14 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
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Literature Cited
  1. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place.
  2. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place; material provided by Kunming Institute of Botany (KIB), Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.
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