Australasian
Pollen and Spore Atlas
 

Tetragonia tetragonioides AIZOACEAE

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Morphology

Pollen / Spore Morphologic Type(s) Surface Pattern(s) Equatorial Size Polar Size Equatorial Shape(s) Grain Arrangement(s)
min max mean min max mean
pollen tricolpate reticulate 24.0 30.0 26.0 24.0 30.0 26.0 circular monad

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Aperture Count(s) 3
Wall Thickness 1.8
Pore Shape(s) circular
Morphology Notes Tricolpate; subspheroidal. 26 (24-30) x 26 (24-30). Exine 1.8 u thick, sexine = nexine, punctitegillate. Reticulate. (New Zealand T. expansa - tricolpate, subspheroidal sexine punctitegillate, reticulate. Equat size 24-30um, polar 27-34um, avg 26um ref slide B3651 UMN, Gossen 2010)



Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s) Habit Terrestrial(s)
angiosperm dicot Australia (east coast),
Northwest Pacific,
New Zealand (north),
New Zealand and Islands (south),
Other outside Australasia
herb

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Common Name new zealand spinach
Ecology Notes Pallas)Kuntze
Habitat Notes The species prefer a moist environment for growth. The plant grows flat on the ground. The leaves of the plant are 3–15 cm long, triangular in shape and bright green. Native to New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Chile and Argentina.
Herbarium Link: http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/herbarium/index.html



Collection

Collector ANU Access Code
K. Mowle 91 14550

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Collection Site Dalmeny, 4 miles N of Narooma, South Coast, New South Wales
Collection Country Australia
Collection Notes Photographed