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APG Clade: MONOCOTS - COMMELINOIDS
APG Order: Poales
APG Family: CYPERACEAE
Kew Family: CYPERACEAE
Genus: Cyperus
Species Epithet: hermaphroditus
Species Author: (Jacq.) Standl.
Life Form: hemicr. or rhizome geophyte


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: Orthodox
Storage Conditions: Long-term storage under IPGRI preferred conditions at RBG Kew, WP. Oldest collection 12 years; germination change 90 to 75%, 11 years, 1 collection

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1000 Seed Weight

Average 1000 Seed Weight(g): 0.2772
Details of Component Seed Weights:
  1. 0.2772; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
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Germination

  1. 90 % germination (seeds sown: 10); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 21/11C (Therm 12/12); (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
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Literature Cited
  1. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place.
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