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APG Clade: EUDICOTS - CORE EUDICOTS - ROSIDS - EUROSIDS II
APG Order: Myrtales
APG Family: MELASTOMATACEAE
Kew Family: MELASTOMATACEAE
Genus: Bellucia
Species Epithet: grossularioides
Species Author: (L.) Triana


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: No data available for species or genus. Of 64 known taxa of family MELASTOMATACEAE, 100.00% Orthodox(p/?)

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1000 Seed Weight

Average 1000 Seed Weight(g): 0.2
Details of Component Seed Weights:
  1. 0.2; (Hammond & Brown, 1995); Seed; Fresh weight.
  2. 0.15; (Hammond & Brown, 1995); Seed; Dry weight.
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Seed Dispersal

  1. Animal; Diaspore is eaten intentionally; Direct or experimental observation; (Hammond & Brown, 1995); Birds.
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Literature Cited
  1. Hammond, D.S. and Brown, V.K. 1995. Seed size of woody plants in relation to disturbance, dispersal, soil type in wet neotropical forests. Ecology, 76:2544-2561.
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