Australasian
Pollen and Spore Atlas
 

Malvastrum spicatum MALVACEAE

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Code178-6-1a

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equatorial view
equatorial view

Morphology

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 pantocolporate,
pantoporate
echinate 39.5 48.0 44.0 39.5 48.0 44.0 circular monad

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Wall Thickness 3.0
Pore Shape(s) circular
Pore Size 3-5
Morphology Notes pantoporate, some grains pantocolporate. Subspheroidal. Colpus visible in some grains; brevicolpate. Pores circular, 3-5 u wide. 37 (32-48). Exine 3, sexine gt nexine; with spines 2 u high, 3 u at base.



Ecology and Geography

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

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Herbarium Link: http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/herbarium/index.html



Collection

Collector ANU Access Code
A. E. Orchard 218 (AD) 6269

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Collection Site ~3km N of Curnamma Homestead, on Frome Downs Road, ~105km N of Adelaide-Broken Hill Railway, South Australia
Collection Country Australia
Collection Notes scanned card