Pollen and Spore Atlas

Lastreopsis microsora DRYOPTERIDACEAE

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equatorial view
equatorial view
polar view
polar view
surface pattern
surface pattern


Pollen / Spore Morphologic Type(s) Surface Pattern(s) Equatorial Size Polar Size Equatorial Shape(s) Grain Arrangement(s)
min max mean min max mean
spore monolete granulate,
18.0 26.0 22.0 13.0 18.0 16.0 bilateral monad

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Aperture Count(s) 1
Wall Thickness 2.0
Morphology Notes Monolete. Bilateral heteropolar in pv. Laesura simple, 2/3 to 3/4 length of spore. 22 (18-26) x 16 (13-18) x 17 (15-18). Exine 1-2, psilate to faintly granular. Perispore rarely present; thin and papery with crests.

Ecology and Geography

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

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Common Name creeping shield fern
Ecology Notes (Endl.) Tindale
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Collector ANU Access Code
Constable NSW P7617, Adelaide Herbarium 9610

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Collection Site New South Wales, Thirroul
Collection Country Australia