Pollen and Spore Atlas

Coprosma pumila RUBIACEAE

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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 39.0 32.0 30.0 43.0 34.0 oblate circular monad

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Surface Pattern 'reticulate':
Murus Formation 3
Wall Thickness 2.4
Pore Shape(s) lalongate
Morphology Notes 3-, 4-colporate. Oblate spheroidal in ev, circular in pv. Transverse aperture with blunt ends. 32 (28-39) x 34 (30-43). Exine 1.8-2.4, sexine = nexine; retipilate/reticulate.

Ecology and Geography

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

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Collector ANU Access Code
Dr A. F. G. Kerr 14177 16139

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Collection Site Mitchell Plateau, Northern Territory
Collection Country Australia
Collection Date 1928-01-01