Pollen and Spore Atlas

Fimbristylis pallida CYPERACEAE

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Pollen / Spore Morphologic Type(s) Surface Pattern(s) Equatorial Size Polar Size Equatorial Shape(s) Grain Arrangement(s)
min max mean min max mean
pollen monocolpate (monosulcate) 18.8 30.0 25.6 27.4 31.8 28.4 subprolate monad

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Aperture Count(s) 1
Morphology Notes exine reticulate subprolate to retangular

Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s) Habit Terrestrial(s)
angiosperm monocot Australia (tropical) herb

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Common Name common fringe rush
Habitat Notes Sedge
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Collector Institution ANU Access Code
Anne & Mark Myerscough Charles Darwin University ID by Friday staff (N.T. Herbarium) 17078

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Collection Site Palmerston, Darwin, Northern Territory
Collection Country Australia
Collection Date 2005-05-12
Institution Link
Collection Method floral reference
Herbarium Sample false
Preparation Method Sample preparation performed at ANU. Sample sent to ANU: 27/05/2005
Slide Medium glycerol
Microscopic Instrument Zeiss Axio Imager M1
Collection Notes Photographed