Seeds of South Australia
Sclerolaena divaricata (Chenopodiaceae)
Poverty-bush
List of species for Sclerolaena
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Herbarium regions:
North Western, Lake Eyre, Gairdner-Torrens, Flinders Ranges, Eastern, Eyre Peninsula, Murray
NRM regions:
Alinytjara Wilurara, Eyre Peninsula, South Australian Arid Lands, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin
IBRA regions
SUMMARY
Olary Spur (FLB03)Flinders Lofty Block
 Least Concern   [likes heavy soil]
Southern Flinders (FLB04) 
 Least Concern   [likes heavy soil]
Northern Flinders (FLB05) 
 Least Concern
Central Flinders (FLB06) 
 Least Concern
St Vincent (EYB02)Eyre Yorke Block
 Least Concern   [likes heavy soil]
South Olary Plain (MDD01)Murray Darling Depression
 Least Concern   (Probable Increase)   [edge of range]
Murray Lakes and Coorong (MDD03) 
 Near Threatened   [undercollected, limited distribution around lake]
Braemer (MDD07) 
 Least Concern   [likes heavy soil]
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)Riverina
 Near Threatened   (Probable Increase)
Myall Plains (GAW01)Gawler
 Least Concern
Gawler Volcanics (GAW02) 
 Least Concern
Gawler Lakes (GAW03) 
 Least Concern
Arcoona Plateau (GAW04) 
 Least Concern
Kingoonya (GAW05) 
 Least Concern
Torrens (GAW06) 
 Least Concern
Roxby (GAW07) 
 Least Concern
Maralinga (GVD03)Great Victoria Desert
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [edge of range]
Tallaringa (GVD05) 
 Near Threatened   [edge of range]
Barrier Range (BHC01)Broken Hill Complex
 Least Concern   [likes heavy soil]
Barrier Range Outwash (BHC04) 
 Least Concern   [likes heavy soil]
Bimbowrie (BHC05) 
 Least Concern   [likes heavy soil]
Curnamona (BHC06) 
 Least Concern   [likes heavy soil]
Simpson Desert (SSD02)Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields
 Least Concern
Dieri (SSD03) 
 Least Concern
Warriner (SSD04) 
 Least Concern
Strzelecki Desert (SSD05) 
 Least Concern
Breakaways (STP01)Stony Plains
 Least Concern
Oodnadatta (STP02) 
 Least Concern
Murnpeowie (STP03) 
 Least Concern
Peake-Dennison Inlier (STP04) 
 Least Concern
Witjira (STP06) 
 Least Concern
Baltana (STP07) 
 Least Concern
Sturt Stony Desert (CHC02)Channel Country
 Least Concern
Coongie (CHC06) 
 Least Concern
Lake Pure (CHC07) 
 Least Concern
Mann-Musgrave Block (CER01)Central Ranges
 Data Deficient
Everard Block (CER03) 
 Least Concern
IBRA regions
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4 of 6 subregionsFlinders Lofty BlockLeast Concern
St Vincent (EYB02)Eyre Yorke BlockLeast Concern
  [likes heavy soil]
3 of 6 subregionsMurray Darling DepressionLeast Concern
, Near Threatened
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)RiverinaNear Threatened
  (Probable Increase)
7 of 8 subregionsGawlerLeast Concern
2 of 4 subregionsGreat Victoria DesertNear Threatened
, Rare
4 of 4 subregionsBroken Hill ComplexLeast Concern
4 of 4 subregionsSimpson Strzelecki DunefieldsLeast Concern
6 of 7 subregionsStony PlainsLeast Concern
3 of 4 subregionsChannel CountryLeast Concern
2 of 3 subregionsCentral RangesLeast Concern
, 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 Sclerolaena]
SA Flora:
Flora of South Australia Edition 5
Germination table:
DateResultT0T50Pre-treatment | Germination medium | Incubator: Photoperiod / Thermoperiod
May-170%NA
1% agar;
Incubated under winter conditions
May-170%NA 250 mg/L gibberellic acid for 24 h;
1% agar;
Incubated under winter 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)