Pollen and Spore Atlas

Anopterus macleayanus ESCALLONIACEAE

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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 reticulate 28.0 32.0 30.0 24.0 27.0 26.0 subprolate triangular monad

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Wall Thickness 2.4
Pore Shape(s) lalongate
Morphology Notes Tricolporate. Subprolate in ev, triangular with indents at apertures in pv. Pore lalongate. Some grains diorate on one colpus. Colpus membrane patterned. 30 (28-32) x 26 (24-27). Exine 2.4, sexine slightly lt nexine, reticulate.

Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s) Habit Terrestrial(s)
angiosperm dicot Australia (east coast) tree

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Common Name tasmania/macleay laurel
Ecology Notes F.v.Mueller
Habitat Notes Margins of coastal ridge rainforest. Slender tree ~ 10ft
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Collector ANU Access Code
R. Schodde 5151 4654

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Collection Site ~ 1 mile S of Port Macquarie, New South Wales
Collection Country Australia
Collection Notes scanned card