Seeds of South Australia
Chloris truncata (Gramineae)
Windmill Grass
List of species for Chloris
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Herbarium regions:
Lake Eyre, Gairdner-Torrens, Flinders Ranges, Eastern, Eyre Peninsula, Northern Lofty, Murray, Yorke Peninsula, Southern Lofty, South Eastern
NRM regions:
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Eyre Peninsula, Northern and Yorke, South Australian Arid Lands, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin, South East
IBRA regions
SUMMARY
Tintinara (NCP04)Naracoorte Coastal Plain
 Near Threatened
Fleurieu (KAN02)Kanmantoo
 Least Concern   [tough sp]
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Least Concern   [tough sp]
Broughton (FLB02) 
 Least Concern
Olary Spur (FLB03) 
 Least Concern
Southern Flinders (FLB04) 
 Least Concern
Northern Flinders (FLB05) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
St Vincent (EYB02)Eyre Yorke Block
 Least Concern
Murray Mallee (MDD02)Murray Darling Depression
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [should be more records; edge of range]
Murray Lakes and Coorong (MDD03) 
 Near Threatened   [could be increasing]
Wimmera (MDD05) 
 Least Concern
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)Riverina
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)   [needs more survey work]
Arcoona Plateau (GAW04)Gawler
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
Kingoonya (GAW05) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
Roxby (GAW07) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Barrier Range (BHC01)Broken Hill Complex
 Least Concern
Bimbowrie (BHC05) 
 Least Concern
Curnamona (BHC06) 
 Least Concern
Strzelecki Desert (SSD05)Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Murnpeowie (STP03)Stony Plains
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Baltana (STP07) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
IBRA regions
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Tintinara (NCP04)Naracoorte Coastal PlainNear Threatened
Fleurieu (KAN02)KanmantooLeast Concern
  [tough sp]
5 of 6 subregionsFlinders Lofty BlockLeast Concern
, Rare
St Vincent (EYB02)Eyre Yorke BlockLeast Concern
3 of 6 subregionsMurray Darling DepressionLeast Concern
, Near Threatened
, Rare
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)RiverinaVulnerable
  (IUCN: VU D2)   [needs more survey work]
3 of 8 subregionsGawlerRare
3 of 4 subregionsBroken Hill ComplexLeast Concern
Strzelecki Desert (SSD05)Simpson Strzelecki DunefieldsRare
  (IUCN: RA d(ii))
2 of 7 subregionsStony PlainsRare
RSCA map:
Regional Species Conservation Assessments per IBRA subregion. Please click the thumbnail map.
AVH map:
Australian distribution map (external link)
SA Census:
Census of South Australian plants (external link)     [genus Chloris]
Germination table:
DateResultT0T50Pre-treatment | Germination medium | Incubator: Photoperiod / Thermoperiod
October 201496%10d10d Soak in 250 mg/L GA3 for 24 hours
0.7% water agar
Incubated under summer conditions
October 201482%10d10d None
0.7% water agar
Incubated under summer conditions
October 201466%10d10d None
0.7% water agar
Incubated under spring/autumn conditions
October 201454%10d34d Soak in 250 mg/L GA3 for 24 hours
0.7% water agar
Incubated under spring/autumn conditions
October 201430%10dNA Soak in 250 mg/L GA3 for 24 hours
0.7% water agar
Incubated under winter conditions
October 201414%16dNA None
0.7% water agar
Incubated under winter conditions
Result: Maximum percentage of germination observed.
T0: Number of days before first germinant observed.
T50: Number of days to achieve 50% germination.
Pre-treatment: The initial treatment that the seeds received prior to placement on germination media.
Germination medium: The substrate that seeds were placed on for the duration of the germination experiment.
Incubator conditions:
Photoperiod: The duration of light exposure that the seeds were subject to during a 24 hour period.
Thermoperiod: The constant or diurnal temperatures that seeds were subject to during a 24 hour period.
Winter conditions: 15°C 20 h (3am→11pm); 5°C 4 h (11pm→3am) / 10 h light (8am→6pm); 14 h dark (6pm→8am)
Spring/Autumn conditions: 22°C 12 h (8am→8pm); 10°C 12 h (8pm→8am) / 12 h light (8am→8pm); 12 h dark (8pm→8am)
Summer conditions: 30°C 14 h (6am→8pm); 15°C 10 h (8pm→6am) / 14 h light (6am→8pm); 10 h dark (8pm→6am)