Difference between revisions of "Microseris laciniata"

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'''Common name:''' Cut-leaf Microseris
'''Abbreviation:''' MILA
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'''Abbreviation Code (Codon):''' MILA
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==Taxonomy==
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==Description==
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==Bloom Period==
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==Distribution==
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==Habitat==
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==Uses==
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==Propogation==
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===Seed===
 
'''Seed sample from:''' 2011
 
'''Seed sample from:''' 2011
  
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'''Longitudinal Cross Section:''' elliptical [[File:MILA long.png]]
 
'''Longitudinal Cross Section:''' elliptical [[File:MILA long.png]]
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==References==
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==Photo Gallery==

Latest revision as of 14:07, 27 May 2012

Common name: Cut-leaf Microseris

Abbreviation Code (Codon): MILA

Taxonomy

Description

Bloom Period

Distribution

Habitat

Uses

Propogation

Seed

Seed sample from: 2011

Average Measurement: 5.6 x 0.8 x 0.8

Measurement Range: L: 4.75 – 7, W: 0.5 – 0.9, D: 0.5 – 0.9

Features

Shape: Seed tubular with puckered hilum.

Additional Structures: Pappusattached at apex opposite hilum. Pappus fibers are attached in a circular pattern around end. Individual hairs are broad at point of attachment, narrowing to a point. Pappus fibers exceptionally broad, somewhat iridescent, and 1/10 – 1/3 as long as seed body.

Color: Hilum white, seed body tan or light brown.

Surface: Seed body has 10 – 15 grooves running longitudinally from hilum to pappus. Hilum is glossy but seed body is smooth and matte

Latitudinal Cross Section: elliptical MILA lat.png

Longitudinal Cross Section: elliptical MILA long.png

References

Photo Gallery