Seeds of South Australia
Eleocharis sphacelata (Cyperaceae)
Tall Spike-sedge
List of species for Eleocharis
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Herbarium regions:
Flinders Ranges, Murray, Southern Lofty, Kangaroo Island, South Eastern
IBRA regions
Mount Gambier (SVP02)Southern Volcanic Plain
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)   [(no records) T Horn, B Haywood have records]
Glenelg Plain (NCP02)Naracoorte Coastal Plain
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Lucindale (NCP03) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)
Kangaroo Island (KAN01)Kanmantoo
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)   [needs fresh warter; blue gums & herbicides - threats]
Fleurieu (KAN02) 
 Near Threatened   [brought in by birds into reservoirs]
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [brought in by birds into reservoirs]
Central Flinders (FLB06) 
 Endangered   (IUCN: EN B2ab(i,ii,iii); D)   (Probable Decline)   [clonal; Wilpena Pd; needs deep water]
Murray Mallee (MDD02)Murray Darling Depression
 Endangered   (IUCN: EN B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)   [edge of range]
Murray Lakes and Coorong (MDD03) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Wimmera (MDD05) 
 Endangered   (IUCN: EN B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)
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 Eleocharis]
Seeds stored:
LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
Number
of plants
Date
collected
Collection number
Collection location
Date
stored
% ViabilityStorage
temperature
BGA 
MSB
4235 (17.92 g)
4235 (17.92 g)
20-Dec-2006DJD733
Murray
1-Aug-200795%+5°C, -18°C
BGA11300 (45.8 g)6-Jan-2007RJB70990
South Eastern
1-Aug-200790%+5°C, -18°C
Location: BGA — the seeds are stored at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, MSB — the seeds are stored at the Millennium Seed Bank, Kew, England.
Number of plants: This is the number of plants from which the seeds were collected.
Collection location: The Herbarium of South Australia's region name.
% Viability: Percentage of filled healthy seeds determined by a cut test or x-ray.