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Linseed

Scientific Name
Linum usitatissimum
Scientific Author
Linnaeus, C (1753)
Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida: Linales: Linaceae)
Reliability
High
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Seed Project
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Clare McLellan Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Pictured: Seed(s)

Description

Seed Colour: Brown light, Reddish-brown

Seed Length: 2 - 4mm

Seed Sculpture: Granular, Oily

Seed Shape: Elliptic

Annual herb. Capsule globose, c. 9 mm long, 6–9 mm diam.; seeds c. 4 mm long, brown.
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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
07/11/2011 03:11 AEST
Last Updated
18/01/2013 16:25 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2011) Linseed (Linum usitatissimum) Updated on 1/18/2013 4:25:39 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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