Seeds of South Australia
Maireana villosa (Chenopodiaceae)
Common Bluebush
List of species for Maireana
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Herbarium regions:
North Western, Lake Eyre, Gairdner-Torrens
NRM regions:
Alinytjara Wilurara, South Australian Arid Lands
IBRA regions
SUMMARY
Kingoonya (GAW05)Gawler
 Near Threatened
Roxby (GAW07) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [southern edge of range]
Commonwealth Hill (GAW08) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [edge of range]
Maralinga (GVD03)Great Victoria Desert
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
Kintore (GVD04) 
 Least Concern
Tallaringa (GVD05) 
 Least Concern
Yellabinna (GVD06) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
Nullarbor Plain (NUL02)Nullarbor
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
Strzelecki Desert (SSD05)Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [limited habitat]
Breakaways (STP01)Stony Plains
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Oodnadatta (STP02) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [edge of range]
Macumba (STP05) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [edge of range]
Sturt Stony Desert (CHC02)Channel Country
 Least Concern
Mann-Musgrave Block (CER01)Central Ranges
 Least Concern
Everard Block (CER03) 
 Least Concern
Tieyon (FIN03)Finke
 Least Concern
Pedirka (FIN04) 
 Least Concern
IBRA regions
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3 of 8 subregionsGawlerNear Threatened
, Rare
4 of 4 subregionsGreat Victoria DesertLeast Concern
, Rare
Nullarbor Plain (NUL02)NullarborRare
  (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
Strzelecki Desert (SSD05)Simpson Strzelecki DunefieldsRare
  (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [limited habitat]
3 of 7 subregionsStony PlainsRare
Sturt Stony Desert (CHC02)Channel CountryLeast Concern
2 of 3 subregionsCentral RangesLeast Concern
2 of 2 subregionsFinkeLeast 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 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
BGA900 (5.48 g)26-Sep-2008DJD1211
Lake Eyre
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.