CPC Plant Profile: Kawelu
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Kawelu (Eragrostis variabilis)

Description
  • Global Rank: N/A
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Poaceae
  • State:
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  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 06/17/2021

Participating Institutions
Updates
Center for Plant Conservation
  • 08/18/2021
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

In 2021, CPC contracted the National Tropical Botanical Garden to recollect seed from a population currently held in long term orthodox seed storage as part of an IMLS-funded seed longevity experiment. The National Laboratory for Genetic Resources Preservation will evaluate how germination tested viability and RNA Integrity of seed lots decline over time in storage.

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Nomenclature
Taxon Eragrostis variabilis
Authority Steud
Family Poaceae
CPC Number 48151
ITIS
USDA ERVA
Common Names Kawelu
Associated Scientific Names Eragrostis variabilis
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S3
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
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