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APG Clade: EUDICOTS
APG Order: Ranunculales
APG Family: RANUNCULACEAE
Kew Family: RANUNCULACEAE
Genus: Delphinium
Species Epithet: pyramidale
Species Author: Royle


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: Orthodox
Storage Conditions: Long-term storage under IPGRI preferred conditions at RBG Kew, WP. Oldest collection 14 years; germination change 92 to 90%, 11 years, 1 collection

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1000 Seed Weight

Average 1000 Seed Weight(g): 1.8512
Details of Component Seed Weights:
  1. 1.8512; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
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Germination

  1. 88 % germination (seeds sown: 100); pre-sowing treatments: surgical (seed coat partially removed with scalpel. seed coat chipped); germination medium: 1% agar with 250mg/l Gibberellic acid (GA3); germination conditions: light 12/12; 6C; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
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Literature Cited
  1. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place.
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