Pollen and Spore Atlas

Cassia phyllodinea CAESALPINIACEAE

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equatorial view
equatorial view


Pollen / Spore Morphologic Type(s) Surface Pattern(s) Equatorial Size Polar Size Equatorial Shape(s) Polar Shape(s) Grain Arrangement(s)
min max mean min max mean
pollen 4-colporate,
reticulate 28.0 36.0 31.0 21.0 24.5 23.0 prolate circular monad

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Wall Thickness 1.8
Morphology Notes Tricolporate, some grains 4-colporate. Prolate in ev, circular in pv. Colpus constricted at pore. 31 (28-36) x 22 (21-24). Exine 1.8, finely reticulate.

Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s)
angiosperm dicot Australia (arid)

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Habitat Notes Gibber Plain
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Collector ANU Access Code
T. R. N. Lothian 4641 6010

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Collection Site Pedirka ~65km S of Northern Territory border on railway to Alice Springs, SA
Collection Country Australia
Collection Notes scanned card