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APG Clade: MONOCOTS
APG Order: Alismatales
APG Family: SCHEUCHZERIACEAE
Kew Family: SCHEUCHZERIACEAE
Genus: Scheuchzeria
Species Epithet: palustris
Species Author: L.
Life Form: rhizome geophyte


1000 Seed Weight

Average 1000 Seed Weight(g): 2.891
Details of Component Seed Weights:
  1. 2.2707424; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  2. 3.512; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
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Seed Dispersal

  1. Water; Floating in freshwater currents; Method not stated; (Ridley, 1930); Diaspore=seed. The diaspore is buoyant.
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Literature Cited
  1. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place.
  2. Ridley, H.N. 1930. The Dispersal of Plants Throughout the World. William Clowes and Sons Ltd., London.
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