Pollen and Spore Atlas

Ptilotus obovatus AMARANTHACEAE

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equatorial view
equatorial view
surface pattern
surface pattern
wall view
wall view


Pollen / Spore Morphologic Type(s) Surface Pattern(s) Equatorial Shape(s) Grain Arrangement(s)
pollen pantoporate circular monad

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Morphology Notes pantoporate, subspheroidal. 24 x 24.

Ecology and Geography

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

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Common Name silver tails, silver bush
Ecology Notes (Gaudichaud.) F.v.Mueller
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Collector ANU Access Code
G. Wittman 4050 1516

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Collection Site Northern Territory, M.O. Valley of the Winds
Collection Country Australia
Collection Notes Kimberley Region, Western Australian Pollen Flora