Seeds of South Australia
Limosella australis (Scrophulariaceae)
Austral Mudwort
List of species for Limosella
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Herbarium regions:
Lake Eyre, Flinders Ranges, Eyre Peninsula, Northern Lofty, Murray, Yorke Peninsula, Southern Lofty, Kangaroo Island, South Eastern
NRM regions:
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Eyre Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, Northern and Yorke, South Australian Arid Lands, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin, South East
IBRA regions
SUMMARY
Mount Gambier (SVP02)Southern Volcanic Plain
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
Bridgewater (NCP01)Naracoorte Coastal Plain
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [ephemeral, carried by water birds]
Glenelg Plain (NCP02) 
 Near Threatened
Lucindale (NCP03) 
 Near Threatened
Tintinara (NCP04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
Kangaroo Island (KAN01)Kanmantoo
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)   [checked Bill Barker]
Fleurieu (KAN02) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)   [habitat loss]
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [easily overlooked; around reservoirs]
Broughton (FLB02) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2b(ii)c(iv))   (Probable Decline)
Central Flinders (FLB06) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)   (Probable Decline)   [on moist mud at edge of water; climate sensitive; habitat quality has declined]
St Vincent (EYB02)Eyre Yorke Block
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2b(ii)c(iv))   (Probable Decline)
Eyre Mallee (EYB05) 
 Endangered   (IUCN: EN D)   [highly restricted habitat, weeds a threat]
Murray Mallee (MDD02)Murray Darling Depression
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   (Probable Decline)   [restricted to river]
Murray Lakes and Coorong (MDD03) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [ephemeral, carried by water birds]
Lowan Mallee (MDD04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
Wimmera (MDD05) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)Riverina
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Myall Plains (GAW01)Gawler
 Endangered   (IUCN: EN D)   [highly restricted habitat, weeds a threat]
Yellabinna (GVD06)Great Victoria Desert
 Endangered   (IUCN: EN D)   [questionable ID]
Coongie (CHC06)Channel Country
 Least Concern   [(no records) in floods]
IBRA regions
DISPLAY ALL
Mount Gambier (SVP02)Southern Volcanic PlainRare
  (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
4 of 4 subregionsNaracoorte Coastal PlainNear Threatened
, Rare
2 of 2 subregionsKanmantooVulnerable
3 of 6 subregionsFlinders Lofty BlockRare
, Vulnerable
2 of 5 subregionsEyre Yorke BlockVulnerable
, Endangered
4 of 6 subregionsMurray Darling DepressionRare
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)RiverinaRare
  (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Myall Plains (GAW01)GawlerEndangered
  (IUCN: EN D)   [highly restricted habitat, weeds a threat]
Yellabinna (GVD06)Great Victoria DesertEndangered
  (IUCN: EN D)   [questionable ID]
Coongie (CHC06)Channel CountryLeast Concern
  [(no records) in floods]
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 Limosella]
Seeds stored:
LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
Number
of plants
Date
collected
Collection number
Collection location
Date
stored
% ViabilityStorage
temperature
BGA 
MSB
1500 (0.7 g)
1500 (0.7 g)
4-Nov-2005DJD186
Eyre Peninsula
8-Aug-200695%-18°C
BGA3000 (0.22 g)200+3-Nov-2009TST860
Eyre Peninsula
Aug-2011100%+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.