Seeds of South Australia
Prasophyllum elatum (Orchidaceae)
Piano Orchid
List of species for Prasophyllum
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Seed collecting:
October to November
Herbarium regions:
Flinders Ranges, 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 Arid Lands, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin, South East
IBRA regions
SUMMARY
Mount Gambier (SVP02)Southern Volcanic Plain
 Critically Endangered   (IUCN: CR B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)   [needs fire to flower]
Lucindale (NCP03)Naracoorte Coastal Plain
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   (Probable Decline)   [needs fire to flower]
Tintinara (NCP04) 
 Near Threatened   (Probable Decline)   [needs fire to flower]
Kangaroo Island (KAN01)Kanmantoo
 Near Threatened   [fire stimulated sp; fluctuates]
Fleurieu (KAN02) 
 Near Threatened   [fire stimulated sp; fluctuates]
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Near Threatened   [fire stimulated sp; fluctuates]
Broughton (FLB02) 
 Regionally Extinct   [Regionally Extinct.]
Southern Flinders (FLB04) 
 Data Deficient   [Flowers after bushfires. Status unknown, data deficient.]
Central Flinders (FLB06) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [northern edge of range; Wilpena; affected by drought; responds to fire]
Southern Yorke (EYB01)Eyre Yorke Block
 Endangered   (IUCN: EN D)   (Probable Decline)   [Probable decline.]
Eyre Hills (EYB03) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Talia (EYB04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Eyre Mallee (EYB05) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Murray Mallee (MDD02)Murray Darling Depression
 Data Deficient   [near Finniss, only an observation]
Murray Lakes and Coorong (MDD03) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   (Probable Decline)   [needs fire to flower; likes rich soil]
Lowan Mallee (MDD04) 
 Least Concern   [fire responsive]
IBRA regions
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Mount Gambier (SVP02)Southern Volcanic PlainCritically Endangered
  (IUCN: CR B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)   [needs fire to flower]
2 of 4 subregionsNaracoorte Coastal PlainNear Threatened
, Rare
2 of 2 subregionsKanmantooNear Threatened
4 of 6 subregionsFlinders Lofty BlockNear Threatened
, Rare
, Regionally Extinct
, Data Deficient
4 of 5 subregionsEyre Yorke BlockRare
, Endangered
3 of 6 subregionsMurray Darling DepressionLeast Concern
, Rare
, Data Deficient
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 Prasophyllum]
Seeds stored:
LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
Number
of plants
Date
collected
Collection number
Collection location
Date
stored
% ViabilityStorage
temperature
BGA 
MSB
50000000 (1.35 g)
50000000 (1.35 g)
14-Nov-2007DJD953
Southern Lofty
75%
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.