Seeds of South Australia
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani (Cyperaceae)
River Club-sedge
List of species for Schoenoplectus
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Herbarium regions:
Lake Eyre, Flinders Ranges, 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
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)
Bridgewater (NCP01)Naracoorte Coastal Plain
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   (Probable Decline)
Glenelg Plain (NCP02) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)   [undercollected]
Lucindale (NCP03) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)
Kangaroo Island (KAN01)Kanmantoo
 Endangered   (IUCN: EN B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)   [fresh water sp; limited habitat; Kelly Hill area; blue gum plantations have changed hydrology]
Fleurieu (KAN02) 
 Near Threatened
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Near Threatened   [undercollected; along creeks/rivers; needs permanent water; planted]
Broughton (FLB02) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA ab)   (Definite Decline)   [habitat loss]
Southern Flinders (FLB04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA ab)   (Definite Decline)   [habitat loss]
Central Flinders (FLB06) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)   [only in Wilpena; climate sensitive]
St Vincent (EYB02)Eyre Yorke Block
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   (Definite Decline)   [habitat loss - is planted]
Eyre Hills (EYB03) 
 Regionally Extinct   [possibly extinct]
Murray Mallee (MDD02)Murray Darling Depression
 Least Concern   [river spp]
Murray Lakes and Coorong (MDD03) 
 Least Concern
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)Riverina
 Least Concern   [river spp]
Murnpeowie (STP03)Stony Plains
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)   [climate sensitive; in mound springs]
IBRA regions
DISPLAY ALL
Mount Gambier (SVP02)Southern Volcanic PlainVulnerable
  (IUCN: VU B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)
3 of 4 subregionsNaracoorte Coastal PlainRare
, Vulnerable
2 of 2 subregionsKanmantooNear Threatened
, Endangered
4 of 6 subregionsFlinders Lofty BlockNear Threatened
, Rare
, Vulnerable
2 of 5 subregionsEyre Yorke BlockRare
, Regionally Extinct
2 of 6 subregionsMurray Darling DepressionLeast Concern
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)RiverinaLeast Concern
  [river spp]
Murnpeowie (STP03)Stony PlainsVulnerable
  (IUCN: VU D2)   [climate sensitive; in mound springs]
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 Schoenoplectus]
Seeds stored:
LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
Number
of plants
Date
collected
Collection number
Collection location
Date
stored
% ViabilityStorage
temperature
BGA 
MSB
15065
15065
>5025-May-2004MKJ 35
South Eastern
1-Sep-200475%+5°C, -18°C
BGA8700 (3.26 g)107-May-2007RJB71684B
Lake Eyre
19-Sep-2008100%-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-0420%41 dNA 20% hydrogen peroxide 10 min, water rinse;
filter paper over moist sponge;
14/10;  /  20°C/10°C
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)