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Black Bindweed

Scientific Name
Fallopia convolvulus
Scientific Author
Love, A. (1970)
Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida: Polygonales: Polygonaceae)
Reliability
Medium
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Seed Project
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Clare McLellan Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Pictured: Achene and hulled seed(s)

Disseminule: Fruit (referred to as achene or seed unit) pictured with and without persistent floral parts

Description:

Fruit appendages: Sharp tip

Fruit Colour: Straw Coloured

Fruit Length: 2 - 4mm

Fruit Sculpture: Enclosed in persistent hardened perianth

Fruit Shape: Angulated

Achene appendages: Sharp tip

Achene Colour: Black

Achene Length: 2 - 4mm

Achene Sculpture: Minutely tuberculate, Granular

Achene Shape: Angulated

Seed Colour: Brown light

Seed Length: 1 - 2mm

Seed Sculpture: Roughened

Seed Shape: Angulated

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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
27/03/2012 04:02 AEST
Last Updated
21/01/2013 11:58 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2012) Black Bindweed (Fallopia convolvulus ) Updated on 1/21/2013 11:58:23 AM 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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