Seeds of South Australia
Persicaria lapathifolia (Polygonaceae)
Pink Knotweed
List of species for Persicaria
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Herbarium regions:
Lake Eyre, Eastern, Murray, Southern Lofty, South Eastern
NRM regions:
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australian Arid Lands, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin
IBRA regions
Fleurieu (KAN02)Kanmantoo
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [(no records) Clive Chesson has seen at Hindmarsh Reservoir]
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [found in freshwater areas; more on Adelaide Plains (R Torrens)]
Broughton (FLB02) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [Bates collections not databased]
St Vincent (EYB02)Eyre Yorke Block
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)
Murray Mallee (MDD02)Murray Darling Depression
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   (Probable Decline)
Murray Lakes and Coorong (MDD03) 
 Least Concern
Braemer (MDD07) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)Riverina
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)
Barrier Range (BHC01)Broken Hill Complex
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [fluctuates, moved by birds]
Coongie (CHC06)Channel Country
 Near Threatened   [ephemeral river spp, along Cooper Ck, common when conditions are good]
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 Persicaria]
Seeds stored:
LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
Number
of plants
Date
collected
Collection number
Collection location
Date
stored
% ViabilityStorage
temperature
BGA9170 (7.8 g)5018-Jan-2007RJB71304
Northern Lofty
1-Aug-200770%-18°C
BGA155200 (126.77 g)4025-Jan-2008TST355
Murray
19-Sep-200830%-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.