Pieces of forest tree seed units… …Pieces of unscientific nonsense

Appendix II – Line drawings of seeds of 13 Angiospermous species

Acacia

Complete Acacia seed
Line drawing of an intact Acacia seed.
Acacia seed, 55% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Acacia seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the chalazal end.
Acacia seed, 55% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Acacia seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the micropylar end.
Acacia seed, 75% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Acacia seed broken at 75% of its length from the chalazal end.
Acacia seed, 75% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Acacia seed broken at 75% of its length from the micropylar end.
Acacia seed, 90% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Acacia seed broken at 90% of its length from the chalazal end.
Acacia seed, 90% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Acacia seed broken at 90% of its length from the micropylar end.

Acer

Complete Acer seed
Line drawing of an intact Acer seed.
Acer seed, 55% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Acer seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the chalazal end.
Acer seed, 55% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Acer seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the micropylar end.
Acer seed, 75% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Acer seed broken at 75% of its length from the chalazal end.
Acer seed, 75% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Acer seed broken at 75% of its length from the micropylar end.
Acer seed, 90% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Acer seed broken at 90% of its length from the chalazal end.
Acer seed, 90% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Acer seed broken at 90% of its length from the micropylar end.

Aesculus

Complete Aesculus seed
Line drawing of an intact Aesculus seed.
Aesculus seed, 55% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Aesculus seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the chalazal end.
Aesculus seed, 55% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Aesculus seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the micropylar end.
Aesculus seed, 75% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Aesculus seed broken at 75% of its length from the chalazal end.
Aesculus seed, 75% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Aesculus seed broken at 75% of its length from the micropylar end.
Aesculus seed, 90% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Aesculus seed broken at 90% of its length from the chalazal end.
Aesculus seed, 90% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Aesculus seed broken at 90% of its length from the micropylar end.

Ailanthus

Complete Ailanthus seed
Line drawing of an intact Ailanthus seed.
Ailanthus seed, 55% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Ailanthus seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the chalazal end.
Ailanthus seed, 55% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Ailanthus seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the micropylar end.
Ailanthus seed, 75% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Ailanthus seed broken at 75% of its length from the chalazal end.
Ailanthus seed, 75% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Ailanthus seed broken at 75% of its length from the micropylar end.
Ailanthus seed, 90% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Ailanthus seed broken at 90% of its length from the chalazal end.
Ailanthus seed, 90% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Ailanthus seed broken at 90% of its length from the micropylar end.

Betula

Complete Betula seed
Line drawing of an intact Betula seed.
Betula seed, 55% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Betula seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the chalazal end.
Betula seed, 55% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Betula seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the micropylar end.
Betula seed, 75% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Betula seed broken at 75% of its length from the chalazal end.
Betula seed, 75% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Betula seed broken at 75% of its length from the micropylar end.
Betula seed, 90% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Betula seed broken at 90% of its length from the chalazal end.
Betula seed, 90% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Betula seed broken at 90% of its length from the micropylar end.

Carpinus

Complete Carpinus seed
Line drawing of an intact Carpinus seed.
Carpinus seed, 55% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Carpinus seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the chalazal end.
Carpinus seed, 55% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Carpinus seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the micropylar end.
Carpinus seed, 75% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Carpinus seed broken at 75% of its length from the chalazal end.
Carpinus seed, 75% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Carpinus seed broken at 75% of its length from the micropylar end.
Carpinus seed, 90% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Carpinus seed broken at 90% of its length from the chalazal end.
Carpinus seed, 90% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Carpinus seed broken at 90% of its length from the micropylar end.

Castanea

Complete Castanea seed
Line drawing of an intact Castanea seed.
Castanea seed, 55% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Castanea seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the chalazal end.
Castanea seed, 55% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Castanea seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the micropylar end.
Castanea seed, 75% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Castanea seed broken at 75% of its length from the chalazal end.
Castanea seed, 75% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Castanea seed broken at 75% of its length from the micropylar end.
Castanea seed, 90% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Castanea seed broken at 90% of its length from the chalazal end.
Castanea seed, 90% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Castanea seed broken at 90% of its length from the micropylar end.

Liquidambar

Complete Liquidambar seed
Line drawing of an intact Liquidambar seed.
Liquidambar seed, 55% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Liquidambar seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the chalazal end.
Liquidambar seed, 55% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Liquidambar seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the micropylar end.
Liquidambar seed, 75% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Liquidambar seed broken at 75% of its length from the chalazal end.
Liquidambar seed, 75% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Liquidambar seed broken at 75% of its length from the micropylar end.
Liquidambar seed, 90% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Liquidambar seed broken at 90% of its length from the chalazal end.
Liquidambar seed, 90% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Liquidambar seed broken at 90% of its length from the micropylar end.

Populus

Complete Populus seed
Line drawing of an intact Populus seed.
Populus seed, 55% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Populus seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the chalazal end.
Populus seed, 55% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Populus seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the micropylar end.
Populus seed, 75% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Populus seed broken at 75% of its length from the chalazal end.
Populus seed, 75% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Populus seed broken at 75% of its length from the micropylar end.
Populus seed, 90% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Populus seed broken at 90% of its length from the chalazal end.
Populus seed, 90% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Populus seed broken at 90% of its length from the micropylar end.

Robinia

Complete Robinia seed
Line drawing of an intact Robinia seed.
Robinia seed, 55% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Robinia seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the chalazal end.
Robinia seed, 55% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Robinia seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the micropylar end.
Robinia seed, 75% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Robinia seed broken at 75% of its length from the chalazal end.
Robinia seed, 75% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Robinia seed broken at 75% of its length from the micropylar end.
Robinia seed, 90% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Robinia seed broken at 90% of its length from the chalazal end.
Robinia seed, 90% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Robinia seed broken at 90% of its length from the micropylar end.

Salix

Complete Salix seed
Line drawing of an intact Salix seed.
Salix seed, 55% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Salix seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the chalazal end.
Salix seed, 55% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Salix seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the micropylar end.
Salix seed, 75% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Salix seed broken at 75% of its length from the chalazal end.
Salix seed, 75% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Salix seed broken at 75% of its length from the micropylar end.
Salix seed, 90% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Salix seed broken at 90% of its length from the chalazal end.
Salix seed, 90% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Salix seed broken at 90% of its length from the micropylar end.

Sophora

Complete Sophora seed
Line drawing of an intact Sophora seed.
Sophora seed, 55% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Sophora seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the chalazal end.
Sophora seed, 55% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Sophora seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the micropylar end.
Sophora seed, 75% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Sophora seed broken at 75% of its length from the chalazal end.
Sophora seed, 75% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Sophora seed broken at 75% of its length from the micropylar end.
Sophora seed, 90% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Sophora seed broken at 90% of its length from the chalazal end.
Sophora seed, 90% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Sophora seed broken at 90% of its length from the micropylar end.

Ulmus

Complete Ulmus seed
Line drawing of an intact Ulmus seed.
Ulmus seed, 55% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Ulmus seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the chalazal end.
Ulmus seed, 55% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Ulmus seed broken at 51–55% of its length from the micropylar end.
Ulmus seed, 75% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Ulmus seed broken at 75% of its length from the chalazal end.
Ulmus seed, 75% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Ulmus seed broken at 75% of its length from the micropylar end.
Ulmus seed, 90% size, cotyledon end
Line drawing showing a Ulmus seed broken at 90% of its length from the chalazal end.
Ulmus seed, 90% size, radicle end
Line drawing showing a Ulmus seed broken at 90% of its length from the micropylar end.