Seeds of South Australia
Carex gunniana (Cyperaceae)
Mountain Sedge
List of species for Carex
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Herbarium regions:
Flinders Ranges, Southern Lofty, South Eastern
NRM regions:
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australian Arid Lands, South East
IBRA regions
Mount Gambier (SVP02)Southern Volcanic Plain
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)
Bridgewater (NCP01)Naracoorte Coastal Plain
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Fleurieu (KAN02)Kanmantoo
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)   [limited habitat]
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   (Probable Decline)   [weeds a threat]
Southern Flinders (FLB04) 
 Critically Endangered   (IUCN: CR D)   [Only 1 relict pop left]
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 Carex]
Seeds stored:
LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
Number
of plants
Date
collected
Collection number
Collection location
Date
stored
% ViabilityStorage
temperature
BGA 
MSB
2300 (7.06 g)
2300 (7.06 g)
50+10-Jan-2007DJD742
South Eastern
1-Aug-200775%-18°C
BGA4400 (10.36 g)50+19-Dec-2007TST303
Southern Lofty
19-Sep-2008100%+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.