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APG Clade: EUDICOTS - CORE EUDICOTS - ASTERIDS - EUASTERIDS I
APG Order: Gentianales
APG Family: APOCYNACEAE
Kew Family: APOCYNACEAE
Genus: Asclepias
Species Epithet: linaria
Species Author: Cav.


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: Orthodox p
Storage Conditions: 95% viability following drying to mc's in equilibrium with 15% RH and freezing for 16 days at -20C at RBG Kew, WP

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1000 Seed Weight

Average 1000 Seed Weight(g): 3.29
Details of Component Seed Weights:
  1. 2.5824; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  2. 2.936; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  3. 3.444; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  4. 3.6316; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  5. 3.88; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
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Germination

  1. 90 % germination (seeds sown: 51); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 42 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  2. 92 % germination (seeds sown: 50); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 30C; 35 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  3. 78 % germination (seeds sown: 18); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25C; 21 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  4. 95 % germination (seeds sown: 20); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 30C; 21 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  5. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 47); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25C; 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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