Seeds of South Australia
Potamogeton pectinatus (Potamogetonaceae)
Sago Pondweed
List of species for Potamogeton
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Herbarium regions:
Lake Eyre, Eastern, Eyre Peninsula, Northern Lofty, Murray, Southern Lofty, Kangaroo Island, South Eastern
NRM regions:
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Eyre Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, South Australian Arid Lands, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin, South East
IBRA regions
SUMMARY
Mount Gambier (SVP02)Southern Volcanic Plain
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [edge of range]
Bridgewater (NCP01)Naracoorte Coastal Plain
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [limited habitat]
Glenelg Plain (NCP02) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
Lucindale (NCP03) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   (Probable Decline)   [limited habitat]
Kangaroo Island (KAN01)Kanmantoo
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2ab(iii))   (Probable Decline)
Fleurieu (KAN02) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2ab(iii))   (Probable Decline)   [Ron Taylor has not seen]
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2ab(iii))   (Probable Decline)
Broughton (FLB02) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)   [needs fresh water]
St Vincent (EYB02)Eyre Yorke Block
 Regionally Extinct
Eyre Hills (EYB03) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)   (Probable Decline)   [tolerates some salinity]
Talia (EYB04) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)   (Probable Decline)   [tolerates some salinity]
Murray Mallee (MDD02)Murray Darling Depression
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [restricted habitat; locally common]
Murray Lakes and Coorong (MDD03) 
 Near Threatened
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)Riverina
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Definite Decline)   [tolerates some salinity; could be reintroduced by water birds; hard to ID]
Simpson Desert (SSD02)Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [in artificial bores]
Warriner (SSD04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [in artificial bores]
Strzelecki Desert (SSD05) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [occurs in artesian bores & water tanks; tolerates some salinity; limited habitat; probably stable]
Murnpeowie (STP03)Stony Plains
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [in artificial bores; in Coward Springs]
Baltana (STP07) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [in artificial bores]
IBRA regions
DISPLAY ALL
Mount Gambier (SVP02)Southern Volcanic PlainRare
  (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [edge of range]
3 of 4 subregionsNaracoorte Coastal PlainRare
2 of 2 subregionsKanmantooVulnerable
2 of 6 subregionsFlinders Lofty BlockVulnerable
3 of 5 subregionsEyre Yorke BlockVulnerable
, Regionally Extinct
2 of 6 subregionsMurray Darling DepressionNear Threatened
, Rare
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)RiverinaVulnerable
  (IUCN: VU B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Definite Decline)   [tolerates some salinity; could be reintroduced by water birds; hard to ID]
3 of 4 subregionsSimpson Strzelecki DunefieldsRare
2 of 7 subregionsStony PlainsRare
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 Potamogeton]
Seeds stored:
LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
Number
of plants
Date
collected
Collection number
Collection location
Date
stored
% ViabilityStorage
temperature
BGA 
MSB
4700 (16.72 g)
4700 (16.72 g)
250 heads21-Dec-2007RJB76845
South Eastern
19-Sep-200895%-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.