Seeds of South Australia
Poa clelandii (Gramineae)
Cleland's Poa
List of species for Poa
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Herbarium regions:
Eyre Peninsula, Northern Lofty, Murray, Yorke Peninsula, Southern Lofty, Kangaroo Island, South Eastern
NRM regions:
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Eyre Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, Northern and Yorke, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin, South East
IBRA regions
SUMMARY
Mount Gambier (SVP02)Southern Volcanic Plain
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [query on taxonomy]
Bridgewater (NCP01)Naracoorte Coastal Plain
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [query on taxonomy]
Lucindale (NCP03) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [query on taxonomy]
Tintinara (NCP04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [query on taxonomy]
Kangaroo Island (KAN01)Kanmantoo
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [1 record, prob undercollected; checked by R Taplin; threatened by roadworks]
Fleurieu (KAN02) 
 Least Concern
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Least Concern
Broughton (FLB02) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Southern Flinders (FLB04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
St Vincent (EYB02)Eyre Yorke Block
 Regionally Extinct   [Possibly extinct? ]
Eyre Hills (EYB03) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)   [check collections]
Talia (EYB04) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)   [needs rainfall]
Eyre Mallee (EYB05) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)   [needs rainfall]
Murray Lakes and Coorong (MDD03)Murray Darling Depression
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [query on taxonomy]
IBRA regions
DISPLAY ALL
Mount Gambier (SVP02)Southern Volcanic PlainRare
  (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [query on taxonomy]
3 of 4 subregionsNaracoorte Coastal PlainRare
2 of 2 subregionsKanmantooLeast Concern
, Rare
3 of 6 subregionsFlinders Lofty BlockLeast Concern
, Rare
4 of 5 subregionsEyre Yorke BlockVulnerable
, Regionally Extinct
Murray Lakes and Coorong (MDD03)Murray Darling DepressionRare
  (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [query on taxonomy]
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 Poa]
Seeds stored:
LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
Number
of plants
Date
collected
Collection number
Collection location
Date
stored
% ViabilityStorage
temperature
BGA 
MSB
11200 (2.92 g)
11200 (2.92 g)
100+13-Jan-2007RJB71042
Southern Lofty
1-Aug-200770%-18°C
BGA31000 (8.95 g)15-Dec-2007RJB75019
Northern Lofty
27-Feb-2014100%-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.
Germination table:
DateResultT0T50Pre-treatment | Germination medium | Incubator: Photoperiod / Thermoperiod
Jun-13100%14 d14 d
1% agar;
Incubated under spring/autumn conditions
Jun-13100%14 d14 d
1% agar;
Incubated under winter conditions
Jun-1398%14 d14 d
1% agar with 100 mg/L potassium nitrate;
Incubated under winter conditions
Jun-1398%14 d14 d
1% agar with 250 mg/L gibberellic acid (pH 6.5);
Incubated under winter conditions
Jun-1396%14 d14 d
1% agar with 100 mg/L potassium nitrate;
Incubated under spring/autumn conditions
Jun-1394%14 d14 d
1% agar with 250 mg/L gibberellic acid (pH 6.5);
Incubated under spring/autumn conditions
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)