Seeds of South Australia
Dissocarpus latifolius (Chenopodiaceae)
List of species for Dissocarpus
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Herbarium region:
Lake Eyre
NRM region:
South Australian Arid Lands
IBRA regions
Commonwealth Hill (GAW08)Gawler
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   (Probable Decline)
Tallaringa (GVD05)Great Victoria Desert
 Near Threatened
Yellabinna (GVD06) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   (Probable Decline)
Strzelecki Desert (SSD05)Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields
 Least Concern
Breakaways (STP01)Stony Plains
 Near Threatened
Murnpeowie (STP03) 
 Near Threatened
Sturt Stony Desert (CHC02)Channel Country
 Near Threatened
Coongie (CHC06) 
 Least Concern
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 Dissocarpus]
SA Flora:
Flora of South Australia Edition 5
Germination table:
DateResultT0T50Pre-treatment | Germination medium | Incubator: Photoperiod / Thermoperiod
May-1740%21NA seeds excised from fruit;
1% agar;
Incubated under winter conditions
May-170%NANA
1% 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)