Seeds of South Australia
Senna pleurocarpa var. pleurocarpa (Leguminosae)
Firebush
List of species for Senna
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Herbarium regions:
North Western, Lake Eyre, Nullarbor, Gairdner-Torrens, Eyre Peninsula
NRM regions:
Alinytjara Wilurara, Eyre Peninsula, South Australian Arid Lands
IBRA regions
SUMMARY
Eyre Mallee (EYB05)Eyre Yorke Block
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Myall Plains (GAW01)Gawler
 Least Concern
Gawler Volcanics (GAW02) 
 Least Concern
Arcoona Plateau (GAW04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Kingoonya (GAW05) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Commonwealth Hill (GAW08) 
 Near Threatened   [fire responsive]
Maralinga (GVD03)Great Victoria Desert
 Least Concern
Kintore (GVD04) 
 Least Concern   [fire responsive]
Yellabinna (GVD06) 
 Least Concern
Carlisle (NUL01)Nullarbor
 Least Concern
Simpson Desert (SSD02)Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields
 Least Concern   [fire responsive]
Dieri (SSD03) 
 Least Concern   [fire responsive]
Strzelecki Desert (SSD05) 
 Least Concern   [fire responsive]
Breakaways (STP01)Stony Plains
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [fire responsive]
Oodnadatta (STP02) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [fire responsive]
Macumba (STP05) 
 Least Concern   [fire responsive]
Witjira (STP06) 
 Least Concern   [fire responsive]
Baltana (STP07) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [fire responsive]
Sturt Stony Desert (CHC02)Channel Country
 Least Concern   [fire responsive]
Diamantina-Eyre (CHC04) 
 Near Threatened   [fire responsive]
Coongie (CHC06) 
 Least Concern   [fire responsive]
Lake Pure (CHC07) 
 Least Concern   [fire responsive]
Mann-Musgrave Block (CER01)Central Ranges
 Least Concern   [fire responsive]
Watarru (CER02) 
 Least Concern   [fire responsive]
Tieyon (FIN03)Finke
 Near Threatened   [fire responsive]
Pedirka (FIN04) 
 Least Concern   [fire responsive]
IBRA regions
DISPLAY ALL
Eyre Mallee (EYB05)Eyre Yorke BlockRare
  (IUCN: RA d(ii))
5 of 8 subregionsGawlerLeast Concern
, Near Threatened
, Rare
3 of 4 subregionsGreat Victoria DesertLeast Concern
Carlisle (NUL01)NullarborLeast Concern
3 of 4 subregionsSimpson Strzelecki DunefieldsLeast Concern
5 of 7 subregionsStony PlainsLeast Concern
, Rare
4 of 4 subregionsChannel CountryLeast Concern
, Near Threatened
2 of 3 subregionsCentral RangesLeast Concern
2 of 2 subregionsFinkeLeast Concern
, Near Threatened
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 Senna]
Seeds stored:
LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
Number
of plants
Date
collected
Collection number
Collection location
Date
stored
% ViabilityStorage
temperature
BGA 
MSB
1194
1194
303-Dec-2003PJA 54
North Western
1-Sep-200465%+5°C, -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
Mar-0490%8 d12 d 20% hydrogen peroxide 10 min, water rinse, seed coat nicked with scalpel;
1% agar;
8/16;  /  20°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)