Seeds of South Australia
Teucrium reidii (Labiatae)
Forest Germander
List of species for Teucrium
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Herbarium regions:
North Western, Flinders Ranges
NRM regions:
Alinytjara Wilurara, South Australian Arid Lands
IBRA regions
Northern Flinders (FLB05)Flinders Lofty Block
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)
Mann-Musgrave Block (CER01)Central Ranges
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [probably stable pop.]
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 Teucrium]
Seeds stored:
LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
Number
of plants
Date
collected
Collection number
Collection location
Date
stored
% ViabilityStorage
temperature
BGA 
MSB
17700 (23.2 g)
16000 (21 g)
3520-Dec-2012KHB702
Flinders Ranges
27-Feb-201485%+5°C, -18°C
BGA350 (0.423 g)41-Sep-2012KHB701
Flinders Ranges
27-Feb-2014 (Xray 86%)-18°C
BGA3200 (3.74 g)20+30-Nov-2013DJD2878
North Western
24-Mar-2015 (Xray 96%)+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
Jul-1496%14 d14 d 30% hydrogen peroxide 10 min, water rinse;
moist filter paper;
Incubated under spring/autumn conditions
Jul-1492%14 d14 d 30% hydrogen peroxide 10 min, water rinse;
moist filter paper;
Incubated under spring/autumn conditions
May-1380%7 d7 d 250 mg/L gibberellic acid 48 h;
1% agar;
12/12;  /  20°C
May-1374%14 d14 d
1% agar;
12/12;  /  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)