Seeds of South Australia
Maireana excavata (Chenopodiaceae)
Bottle Bluebush
List of species for Maireana
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Herbarium regions:
Flinders Ranges, Eyre Peninsula, Northern Lofty, Murray
NRM regions:
Eyre Peninsula, Northern and Yorke, South Australian Arid Lands, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin
IBRA regions
Broughton (FLB02)Flinders Lofty Block
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [withstands grazing, but not cropping. Grassland species, in hilly areas.]
Olary Spur (FLB03) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [withstands grazing, but not cropping. Grassland species, in hilly areas.]
Southern Flinders (FLB04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [withstands grazing, but not cropping. Grassland species, in hilly areas.]
Central Flinders (FLB06) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2ab(i,ii,iii); D2)   (Probable Decline)   [needs open country; grazing, erosion threats]
St Vincent (EYB02)Eyre Yorke Block
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU C2a(i))   (Probable Decline)   [withstands grazing, but not cropping. Grassland species, in hilly areas.]
Murray Mallee (MDD02)Murray Darling Depression
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [grazed; grassland spp; could be undercollected]
Curnamona (BHC06)Broken Hill Complex
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [withstands grazing, but not cropping. Grassland species, in hilly areas.]
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 Maireana]
SA Flora:
Flora of South Australia Edition 5
Seeds stored:
LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
Number
of plants
Date
collected
Collection number
Collection location
Date
stored
% ViabilityStorage
temperature
BGA 
MSB
1600 (17.46 g)
1600 (17.46 g)
100+29-Oct-2008MJT216
Northern Lofty
20-Jul-200990%-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.