Microsteris gracilis

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Seed

Abbreviation: MIGR

Seed Sample from: 2011

Average Measurement: 2.7 x 1.5 x 0.9

Measurement Range: L: 2.3 – 3, W: 1.2 – 1.75, D: 0.6 – 1

Features

Shape: Seeds tapered at hilum and opposite apex. One seed face is mostly flat, while opposite seed face is more rounded.

Color: Seed is tan

Surface: Hilum visible through slightly transparent seed coat as small protrusion. One face of seed has longitudinal sulcus running from hilum to opposite apex. Some seeds covered in flakey coating. Seeds slightly wrinkled, bumpy, and matte. When wet, seed coat forms stringy, mucilaginous substance.

Latitudinal Cross Section: elliptical MIGR lat.png

Longitudinal Cross Section: elliptical MIGR long.png