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APG Clade: EUDICOTS - CORE EUDICOTS - ROSIDS - EUROSIDS II
APG Order: Myrtales
APG Family: LYTHRACEAE
Kew Family: LYTHRACEAE
Genus: Lythrum
Species Epithet: junceum
Species Author: Banks & Sol.


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: Orthodox
Storage Conditions: 90 % viability following drying to mc's in equilibrium with 15 % RH and freezing for 10 weeks at -20C at RBG Kew, WP

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Germination

  1. 50 % germination (seeds sown: 20); germination medium: 1% agar with 250mg/l Gibberellic acid (GA3); germination conditions: light 8/16; 15C; 119 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  2. 80 % germination (seeds sown: 20); germination medium: 1% agar with 250mg/l Gibberellic acid (GA3); germination conditions: light 8/16; 25/10C (Therm 8/16); 119 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  3. 90 % germination (seeds sown: 20); germination medium: 1% agar with 250mg/l Gibberellic acid (GA3); germination conditions: light 8/16; 20/10C (Therm 8/16); 112 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
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Literature Cited
  1. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place.
  2. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place; material provided by The Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute.
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