Seeds of South Australia
Alternanthera nana (Amaranthaceae)
Downy Pigweed
List of species for Alternanthera
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Herbarium regions:
North Western, Lake Eyre
NRM regions:
Alinytjara Wilurara, South Australian Arid Lands
IBRA regions
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)Riverina
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
Tallaringa (GVD05)Great Victoria Desert
 Least Concern
Oodnadatta (STP02)Stony Plains
 Near Threatened
Coongie (CHC06)Channel Country
 Data Deficient   [lack of info.]
Mann-Musgrave Block (CER01)Central Ranges
 Near Threatened
Everard Block (CER03) 
 Near Threatened
Tieyon (FIN03)Finke
 Least 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 Alternanthera]
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
22000 (14.2 g)
22000 (14.2 g)
9-May-2007RJB71666
Lake Eyre
1-Aug-200795%-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.