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Knapweed

Scientific Name
Acroptilon repens
Scientific Author
Candolle, A.P. de (Ed) (1838)
Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida: Asterales: Asteraceae )
Reliability
High
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Achene Dorsal
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Clare McLellan Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Pictured: Achene

Disseminule: Fruit (referred to as achene or seed unit)

Description

Achene appendages: Ridges and grooves, Pappus deciduous

Achene Colour: Straw coloured, Yellow

Achene Length: 2 - 4mm

Achene Sculpture: Roughened, Striate

Achene Shape: Narrowly oblong to broadly elliptic, slightly curved in the lateral view
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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
23/04/2012 04:48 AEST
Last Updated
17/01/2013 12:49 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2012) Knapweed (Acroptilon repens ) Updated on 1/17/2013 12:49:20 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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