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APG Clade: EUDICOTS - CORE EUDICOTS - ASTERIDS - EUASTERIDS II
APG Order: Asterales
APG Family: ASTERACEAE
Kew Family: COMPOSITAE
Genus: Eclipta
Species Epithet: prostrata
Species Author: (L.) L.


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: Orthodox
Storage Conditions: Long-term storage under IPGRI preferred conditions at RBG Kew, WP. Oldest collection 4 years _____________________________________________________________________________

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1000 Seed Weight

Average 1000 Seed Weight(g): 0.62
Details of Component Seed Weights:
  1. 0.381; (Baker Seed Herbarium, California); Seed; Seed mc not stated, but weight is likely to refer to air-dry seed.
  2. 0.476; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  3. 0.4044; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  4. 0.388; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  5. 0.2944; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  6. 0.586; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  7. 0.4868; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  8. 0.4116; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  9. 0.1836; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  10. 3.3768; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  11. 0.4216; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  12. 0.3684; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  13. 0.298; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  14. 0.2596; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  15. 0.91; (Clifford, 2000); Seed
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Germination

  1. 90 % germination (seeds sown: 20); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 15C; 21 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  2. 80 % germination (seeds sown: 20); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 28 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  3. 68 % germination (seeds sown: 19); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25C; 28 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  4. 50 % germination (seeds sown: 18); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 63 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  5. 60 % germination (seeds sown: 15); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25C; 70 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  6. 69 % germination (seeds sown: 16); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 30C; 70 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  7. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 19); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 15C; 28 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  8. 68 % germination (seeds sown: 19); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25C; 28 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  9. 50 % germination (seeds sown: 14); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25C; 49 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  10. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 20); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25/10C (Therm 8/16); 42 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  11. 71 % germination (seeds sown: 17); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 42 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  12. 65 % germination (seeds sown: 17); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25C; 42 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  13. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 19); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 28 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  14. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 18); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25C; 28 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  15. 85 % germination (seeds sown: 20); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 23/9C (Therm 12/12); (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  16. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 16); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25/10C (Therm 8/16); 42 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  17. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 50); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 23/9C (Therm 12/12); (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  18. 95 % germination (seeds sown: 20); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 15C; 35 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  19. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 20); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 14 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  20. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 19); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 35/20C (Therm 8/16); 77 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  21. 89 % germination (seeds sown: 19); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25/10C (Therm 8/16); 56 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  22. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 50); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 26C; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  23. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 20); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 7 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  24. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 16); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 15C; 42 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  25. 76 % germination (seeds sown: 17); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 42 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  26. 56 % germination (seeds sown: 16); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25C; 42 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  27. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 21); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 25/10C (Therm 8/16); 14 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
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Literature Cited
  1. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place.
  2. Baker Seed Herbarium, California.
  3. Clifford, H.T. 2000. Dicotyledon seedling morphology as a correlate of seed size. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, 109:39-48.
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