Seeds of South Australia
Osteocarpum pentapterum (Chenopodiaceae)
Five-wing Bonefruit
List of species for Osteocarpum
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Herbarium regions:
Lake Eyre, Flinders Ranges, Eyre Peninsula
NRM regions:
Eyre Peninsula, South Australian Arid Lands
IBRA regions
Northern Flinders (FLB05)Flinders Lofty Block
 Endangered   (IUCN: EN B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)   [2 old records, has been looked for, ephemeral, could be extinct]
Gawler Lakes (GAW03)Gawler
 Endangered   (IUCN: EN B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)
Sturt Stony Desert (CHC02)Channel Country
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [ephemeral ]
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 Osteocarpum]
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
5000 (13.45 g)
5000 (13.45 g)
40-5028-Sep-2007DJD874
Lake Eyre
19-Sep-2008100%+5°C, -18°C
BGA21000 (60.05 g)20-Aug-2008DEM6265
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.