seedbank


seedbank
  Traditionally, a facility designed for the ex-situ conservation of individual species and varieties through controlled seed storage; in cycads, a program that distributes cycad seeds, e.g. the Cycad Society Seedbank.

Expanded glossary of Cycad terms . 2014.

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