Pollen and Spore Atlas

Justicia hygrophiloides ACANTHACEAE

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equatorial view
equatorial view


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 dicolporate,
reticulate 28.0 31.5 30.0 19.0 27.0 23.0 prolate monad

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Wall Thickness 1.8
Pore Shape(s) lalongate, circular
Morphology Notes Heterocolpate (2 colporate with colpal area patterned with aereoles). Prolate; bilateral in pv. 30 (28-31.5) x 23 (19-27). Pore lalongate to circular. Exine 1.8 u at poles; sexine thickens to 3 u in mesocolpal area. Complex reticulate pattern.

Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s)
angiosperm dicot Australia (tropical)

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Collector ANU Access Code
Kershaw 44 2288

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Collection Site Queensland, W of Rocky Creek, Atherton
Collection Country Australia
Collection Notes scanned card