Seeds of South Australia
Triodia irritans (Gramineae)
Porcupine Grass
List of species for Triodia
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Herbarium regions:
North Western, Lake Eyre, Nullarbor, Gairdner-Torrens, Flinders Ranges, Eyre Peninsula, Northern Lofty, Southern Lofty
NRM regions:
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Alinytjara Wilurara, Eyre Peninsula, South Australian Arid Lands
IBRA regions
SUMMARY
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Data Deficient   [ID problem]
Broughton (FLB02) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Olary Spur (FLB03) 
 Least Concern
Southern Flinders (FLB04) 
 Least Concern
Northern Flinders (FLB05) 
 Least Concern
Central Flinders (FLB06) 
 Least Concern
Southern Yorke (EYB01)Eyre Yorke Block
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [taxonomic changes, can be T. compacta]
Eyre Hills (EYB03) 
 Least Concern
Talia (EYB04) 
 Least Concern
Eyre Mallee (EYB05) 
 Least Concern
Myall Plains (GAW01)Gawler
 Least Concern
Gawler Volcanics (GAW02) 
 Least Concern
Kingoonya (GAW05) 
 Least Concern
Roxby (GAW07) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [doubtful ID; old record]
Maralinga (GVD03)Great Victoria Desert
 Least Concern
Kintore (GVD04) 
 Least Concern
Tallaringa (GVD05) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [edge of range]
Yellabinna (GVD06) 
 Least Concern
Yalata (NUL03)Nullarbor
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [limited habitat]
Bimbowrie (BHC05)Broken Hill Complex
 Least Concern
Murnpeowie (STP03)Stony Plains
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
Peake-Dennison Inlier (STP04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
Mann-Musgrave Block (CER01)Central Ranges
 Least Concern
Watarru (CER02) 
 Least Concern
Everard Block (CER03) 
 Least Concern
Tieyon (FIN03)Finke
 Least Concern
IBRA regions
DISPLAY ALL
6 of 6 subregionsFlinders Lofty BlockLeast Concern
, Rare
, Data Deficient
4 of 5 subregionsEyre Yorke BlockLeast Concern
, Rare
4 of 8 subregionsGawlerLeast Concern
, Rare
4 of 4 subregionsGreat Victoria DesertLeast Concern
, Rare
Yalata (NUL03)NullarborRare
  (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [limited habitat]
Bimbowrie (BHC05)Broken Hill ComplexLeast Concern
2 of 7 subregionsStony PlainsRare
3 of 3 subregionsCentral RangesLeast Concern
Tieyon (FIN03)FinkeLeast Concern
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 Triodia]
Seeds stored:
LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
Number
of plants
Date
collected
Collection number
Collection location
Date
stored
% ViabilityStorage
temperature
BGA 
MSB
45750 (128 g)
45750 (128 g)
100+3-Nov-2005DJD179
Gairdner-Torrens
9-Aug-200645%-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.