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APG Clade: MONOCOTS - COMMELINOIDS
APG Order: Poales
APG Family: CYPERACEAE
Kew Family: CYPERACEAE
Genus: Fimbristylis
Species Epithet: cymosa
Species Author: R.Br.
Life Form: hemicr.


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: Orthodox
Storage Conditions: 95 % viability following drying to mc's in equilibrium with 15 % RH and freezing for 123 days at -20C at RBG Kew, WP

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1000 Seed Weight

Average 1000 Seed Weight(g): 0.086
Details of Component Seed Weights:
  1. 0.0804; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  2. 0.088; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  3. 0.0896; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
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Germination

  1. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 50); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 35/20C (Therm 12/12); 14 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  2. 95 % germination (seeds sown: 20); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 35/20C (Therm 8/16); 42 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  3. 80 % germination (seeds sown: 50); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 35/20C (Therm 8/16); 119 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
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Literature Cited
  1. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place.
  2. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place; material provided by National Parks & Conservation Service, Mauritius.
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