Pollen and Spore Atlas

Cassia pleurocarpa 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 tricolpate,
reticulate 24.0 27.5 26.0 18.5 24.0 21.0 prolate circular monad

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Wall Thickness 1.8
Morphology Notes Tricolporate, some grains tricolpate. Prolate in ev, circular in pv. Colpus constricted at pore. 25 (24-28) x 21 (18-24). 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 Deep red sand dunes
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Collector ANU Access Code
T. R. N. Lothian 4569 6011

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Collection Site Northern Territory, ~1.6km SW of Chamber's Pillar, on track to Idracowra Station
Collection Country Australia
Collection Notes scanned card