Seeds of South Australia
Hovea purpurea (Leguminosae)
Rusty Pods
List of species for Hovea
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Herbarium regions:
Flinders Ranges, Eyre Peninsula, Northern Lofty
NRM regions:
Eyre Peninsula, Northern and Yorke, South Australian Arid Lands
IBRA region
Southern Flinders (FLB04)Flinders Lofty Block
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i))   [Endemic to Flinders]
Central Flinders (FLB06) 
 Endangered   (IUCN: EN D)   [Mt Aleck & St Marys Peak; highly localised on summits; seed predated by insects]
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 Hovea]
Seeds stored:
LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
Number
of plants
Date
collected
Collection number
Collection location
Date
stored
% ViabilityStorage
temperature
BGA630 (37.14 g)50+19-Dec-2008KHB176
Flinders Ranges
20-Jul-200980%-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.