Wrap up of seed collection project

Our seed collected in partnership with John Holland Country Regional Network has been collated and handed over to Tom North, National Seed Bank Curator at the Australian National Botanic Gardens.

Work will begin on the woodland species Creamy Candles (Stackhousia monogyna), Black-anthered Flax Lily (Dianella revoluta) and Smooth Flax Lily (Dianella longifolia) to better understand their seed storage behaviour and germination biology. The research will be conducted by Honours student Gabrielle Vening from Charles Sturt University, who’s project aims to develop improved germination protocols that will assist conservation seed banking and make the species more viable for use in restoration activities.

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