Pollen and Spore Atlas

Disphyma blackii 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 reticulate 20.0 25.0 23.0 23.0 26.0 24.0 oblate triangular (convex) monad

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Wall Thickness 1.8
Morphology Notes Tricolpate. Oblate spheroidal in ev; rounded triangular in pv. Colpi with granular membranes. 23 (20-25) x 24 (23-26). Punctitegillate; sexine lt nexine. Retipilate/reticulate.

Ecology and Geography

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

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Common Name round-leaved pigface
Ecology Notes Chinnock
Habitat Notes Beach sands just above drift line
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Collector ANU Access Code
N. M. Wace 54 (AD) 7918

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Collection Site Dog Island, Nuyts Archipelago, far west coast of South Australia
Collection Country Australia
Collection Notes scanned card