Seeds of South Australia
Rytidosperma tenuius (Gramineae)
Purplish Wallaby-grass
List of species for Rytidosperma
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Herbarium regions:
Flinders Ranges, Eastern, Northern Lofty, Southern Lofty, South Eastern
NRM regions:
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australian Arid Lands, South East
IBRA regions
Fleurieu (KAN02)Kanmantoo
 Data Deficient   [query records; seen at Meadows, could occur at Finniss]
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   (Probable Decline)   [likes boggy creeklines; climate sensitive; habitat degraded]
Wimmera (MDD05)Murray Darling Depression
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2ab(i,ii,iii); D2)   (Probable Decline)
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 Rytidosperma]
Seeds stored:
LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
Number
of plants
Date
collected
Collection number
Collection location
Date
stored
% ViabilityStorage
temperature
BGA 
MSB
5402 (5.26 g)
5402 (5.25 g)
>10025-Jan-2004SMK60
Southern Lofty
14-Aug-200670%+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.