Pollen and Spore Atlas

Cyathea australis CYATHEACEAE

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Pollen / Spore Morphologic Type(s) Surface Pattern(s) Equatorial Size Polar Size Polar Shape(s) Grain Arrangement(s)
min max mean min max mean
spore trilete scabrate 39.0 43.0 42.0 29.0 35.0 32.0 triangular (concave) monad

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Wall Thickness 5.0
Morphology Notes Trilete, radiosymmetric, heteropolar. Triangular in pv, with slightly concave sides and rounded apices. Laesurae reach equator, with narrow borders slightly raised. Proximal face semipyramidal, distal face c

Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Floristic Region(s)
fern Australia (east coast)

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Habitat Notes Rainforest margin tree fern
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Collector ANU Access Code
Dockrill 1360 12327

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Collection Site Queensland, Mt Glorious, approx 50km W of Brisbane
Collection Country Australia
Collection Latitude & Longitude 0.0, 0.0
Collection Altitude 600.0
Collection Notes Photographed