Pollen and Spore Atlas

Bossiaea rhombifolia FABACEAE

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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 tricolporate reticulate 17.0 19.0 18.0 12.0 15.0 14.0 subprolate triangular monad

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Wall Thickness 1.8
Morphology Notes Tricolporate. Subprolate in ev, triangular in pv. Colpi diorate or triorate. 18 (17-19) x 14 (12-15). Exine 1.8, reticulate.

Ecology and Geography

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

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Habitat Notes Top of high sand dune with Callitris and mallee
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Collector ANU Access Code
B. Lay 109 (AD) 7421

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Collection Site ~65km S of Mt Finke, NW Plains of South Australia
Collection Country Australia
Collection Altitude 76.2
Collection Notes scanned card