Seeds of South Australia
Pimelea micrantha (Thymelaeaceae)
Curved Riceflower
List of species for Pimelea
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Herbarium regions:
Nullarbor, Flinders Ranges, Eastern, Eyre Peninsula, Northern Lofty, Murray, Yorke Peninsula, Southern Lofty, Kangaroo Island, South Eastern
NRM regions:
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Alinytjara Wilurara, Eyre Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, Northern and Yorke, South Australian Arid Lands, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin, South East
IBRA regions
SUMMARY
Kangaroo Island (KAN01)Kanmantoo
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)   [highly localised; on Dudley Peninsula; needs more survey work]
Fleurieu (KAN02) 
 Near Threatened   [undercollected]
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Near Threatened   [around foothills, down coast; undercollected]
Broughton (FLB02) 
 Least Concern
Olary Spur (FLB03) 
 Least Concern
Southern Flinders (FLB04) 
 Least Concern
Central Flinders (FLB06) 
 Near Threatened
Southern Yorke (EYB01)Eyre Yorke Block
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   (Probable Decline)
St Vincent (EYB02) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   (Probable Decline)   [grassy woodland]
Eyre Hills (EYB03) 
 Least Concern
Talia (EYB04) 
 Least Concern
Eyre Mallee (EYB05) 
 Least Concern
Murray Mallee (MDD02)Murray Darling Depression
 Near Threatened
Lowan Mallee (MDD04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
Wimmera (MDD05) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)
Myall Plains (GAW01)Gawler
 Least Concern
Gawler Volcanics (GAW02) 
 Least Concern
Gawler Lakes (GAW03) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
Yalata (NUL03)Nullarbor
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
IBRA regions
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2 of 2 subregionsKanmantooNear Threatened
, Vulnerable
5 of 6 subregionsFlinders Lofty BlockLeast Concern
, Near Threatened
5 of 5 subregionsEyre Yorke BlockLeast Concern
, Rare
3 of 6 subregionsMurray Darling DepressionNear Threatened
, Rare
, Vulnerable
3 of 8 subregionsGawlerLeast Concern
, Rare
Yalata (NUL03)NullarborRare
  (IUCN: RA d(ii))
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 Pimelea]
Germination table:
DateResultT0T50Pre-treatment | Germination medium | Incubator: Photoperiod / Thermoperiod
Jul-1636%14 dNA dry heat 90°C oven 15 min, 30% hydrogen peroxide 20 min, water rinse, 10% smoke water + 500 mg/L gibberellic acid 24 h;
1% agar;
8 weeks winter, then spring/autumn
Jul-1630%21 dNA 30% hydrogen peroxide 20 min, water rinse, 500 mg/L gibberellic acid 24 h;
1% agar;
8 weeks winter, then spring/autumn
Jul-1610%28 dNA 30% hydrogen peroxide 20 min, water rinse, 10% smoke water 24 h;
1% agar;
8 weeks winter, then spring/autumn
Jul-162%42 dNA 30% hydrogen peroxide 20 min, water rinse;
1% agar;
8 weeks winter, then spring/autumn
Jul-160%NANA dry heat 90°C oven 15 min, 30% hydrogen peroxide 20 min, water rinse;
1% agar;
8 weeks winter, then spring/autumn
Result: Maximum percentage of germination observed.
T0: Number of days before first germinant observed.
T50: Number of days to achieve 50% germination.
Pre-treatment: The initial treatment that the seeds received prior to placement on germination media.
Germination medium: The substrate that seeds were placed on for the duration of the germination experiment.
Incubator conditions:
Photoperiod: The duration of light exposure that the seeds were subject to during a 24 hour period.
Thermoperiod: The constant or diurnal temperatures that seeds were subject to during a 24 hour period.
Winter conditions: 15°C 20 h (3am→11pm); 5°C 4 h (11pm→3am) / 10 h light (8am→6pm); 14 h dark (6pm→8am)
Spring/Autumn conditions: 22°C 12 h (8am→8pm); 10°C 12 h (8pm→8am) / 12 h light (8am→8pm); 12 h dark (8pm→8am)
Summer conditions: 30°C 14 h (6am→8pm); 15°C 10 h (8pm→6am) / 14 h light (6am→8pm); 10 h dark (8pm→6am)