Pollen and Spore Atlas

Carpobrotus aequilaterus AIZOACEAE

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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 tricolpate echinate 34.0 40.0 37.0 35.0 41.0 36.0 oblate,
triangular (convex) monad

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Wall Thickness 1.8
Morphology Notes Tricolpate. Prolate-spheroidal to oblate-spheroidal in ev; rounded triangular in ev. 37 (34-40) x 36 (35-41). Exine 1.8 u thick, with scattered spines 1 u long.

Ecology and Geography

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

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Common Name angular pigface
Ecology Notes (Haw.) N.E. Br.
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Collector ANU Access Code
E. H. Ising s. n. Herb AD sheet no 97039090 8006

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Collection Site Goolwa, south coast of South Australia
Collection Country Australia
Collection Notes scanned card