Seeds of South Australia
Ranunculus sessiliflorus var. sessiliflorus (Ranunculaceae)
Small-flower Buttercup
List of species for Ranunculus
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Herbarium regions:
North Western, Lake Eyre, 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
Mount Gambier (SVP02)Southern Volcanic Plain
 Least Concern   [undercollected]
Bridgewater (NCP01)Naracoorte Coastal Plain
 Least Concern   [undercollected]
Glenelg Plain (NCP02) 
 Least Concern   [undercollected]
Lucindale (NCP03) 
 Least Concern   [undercollected]
Tintinara (NCP04) 
 Least Concern   [undercollected]
Kangaroo Island (KAN01)Kanmantoo
 Least Concern
Fleurieu (KAN02) 
 Least Concern   [could be more records not ID'd to variety]
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Least Concern   [could be more records not ID'd to variety]
Broughton (FLB02) 
 Least Concern
Olary Spur (FLB03) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)
Southern Flinders (FLB04) 
 Least Concern
Northern Flinders (FLB05) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)   [flowers after fire; localised]
Central Flinders (FLB06) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)   [flowers after fire; localised]
Southern Yorke (EYB01)Eyre Yorke Block
 Least Concern
St Vincent (EYB02) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)
Eyre Hills (EYB03) 
 Least Concern
Talia (EYB04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   (Probable Decline)   [woodland spp]
Eyre Mallee (EYB05) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   (Probable Decline)   [woodland spp]
South Olary Plain (MDD01)Murray Darling Depression
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Murray Mallee (MDD02) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
Murray Lakes and Coorong (MDD03) 
 Least Concern   [undercollected]
Lowan Mallee (MDD04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Wimmera (MDD05) 
 Least Concern   [undercollected]
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)Riverina
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)   [highly localised ]
Myall Plains (GAW01)Gawler
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   (Probable Decline)   [woodland spp]
Gawler Volcanics (GAW02) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   (Probable Decline)   [woodland spp]
Roxby (GAW07) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [odd record]
Bimbowrie (BHC05)Broken Hill Complex
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)
Sturt Stony Desert (CHC02)Channel Country
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)   [localised]
Watarru (CER02)Central Ranges
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)   [localised]
IBRA regions
DISPLAY ALL
Mount Gambier (SVP02)Southern Volcanic PlainLeast Concern
  [undercollected]
4 of 4 subregionsNaracoorte Coastal PlainLeast Concern
2 of 2 subregionsKanmantooLeast Concern
6 of 6 subregionsFlinders Lofty BlockLeast Concern
, Vulnerable
5 of 5 subregionsEyre Yorke BlockLeast Concern
, Rare
, Vulnerable
5 of 6 subregionsMurray Darling DepressionLeast Concern
, Rare
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)RiverinaVulnerable
  (IUCN: VU D2)   [highly localised ]
3 of 8 subregionsGawlerRare
Bimbowrie (BHC05)Broken Hill ComplexVulnerable
  (IUCN: VU D2)
Sturt Stony Desert (CHC02)Channel CountryVulnerable
  (IUCN: VU D2)   [localised]
Watarru (CER02)Central RangesVulnerable
  (IUCN: VU D2)   [localised]
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 Ranunculus]
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
BGA850 (0.42 g)30+25-Sep-2006TST43
Northern Lofty
1-Aug-2007100%-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
Jul-16100%21 d21 d leached in water 24 h;
1% agar;
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)