Dicanthelium accuminatum

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Abbreviation: DIAC

Seed sample from: 2011

Average Measurement: 1.6 x 1 x 0.8 Measurement Range: L: 1.5 x 1.9, W: no variation in sample set (all seeds measured 1 mm) D: 0.7 - 0.9


Shape: One side of seed has two grooves running from hilium to opposite apex that form a football shaped opening.

Color: Seeds in green and purple husk that is coarsely hairy. Inner seed is off-white with a white, slightly puckered hilium.

Surface: Seeds are glossy and smooth. Some are very finely striped longitudinally.

Latitudinal Cross Section: elliptical DIAC lat.png

Longitudinal Cross Section: elliptical DIAC long.png