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Rye Corn

Scientific Name
Secale cereale
Scientific Author
Linnaeus, C (1753)
Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Liliopsida: Cyperales: Poaceae)
Reliability
High
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Clare McLellan Museum Victoria
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Description

Seed Colour: Variable - white to brown

Seed Length: 7 - 10mm

Seed Sculpture: Roughened, Striate, Divided with medium groove

Seed Shape: Narrowly oblong

Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; obovoid; sulcate on hilar side; 8–10 mm long. Embryo 0.33 length of caryopsis. Hilum linear
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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
21/02/2012 02:21 AEST
Last Updated
16/01/2013 12:23 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2012) Rye Corn (Secale cereale) Updated on 1/16/2013 12:23:30 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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