Pollen and Spore Atlas

Bassia convexula CHENOPODIACEAE

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equatorial view
equatorial view
polar view
polar view
surface pattern
surface pattern
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wall 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 pantoporate scabrate 23.6 30.8 26.6 23.6 30.8 circular circular monad

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Aperture Count(s) M
Exine Type(s) tectate
Columella visible
Pore Shape(s) circular (with annulus)

Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s) Habit Terrestrial(s) Cultivated
angiosperm dicot Australia (arid),
Australia (east coast),
Australia (south coast),
Australia (south west)
herb false

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Vegetation Community(-ties) herbland, scrub and/or heathland, shrubland
Common Name tall copperburr tall bindyi
Ecology Notes Synonyms: Sclerolaena convexula (R.H.Anderson) A.J.Scott
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Collector Institution ANU Access Code
D. J. E. Whibley 2611(AD) ANU 6382

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Collection Site Paralana Springs, ~125km NE of Blinman, North Flinders Ranges, South Australia
Collection Country Australia
Collection Notes Photographed