Australasian
Pollen and Spore Atlas
 

Nypa fruticans ARECACEAE

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Code13-53-1

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Morphology

Pollen / Spore Morphologic Type(s) Surface Pattern(s) Equatorial Size Equatorial Shape(s) Grain Arrangement(s)
min max mean
pollen monocolpate (monosulcate) echinate 30.9 47.9 40.8 prolate monad

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Aperture Count(s) 1
Wall Evenness(es) even
Wall Thickness 4.2
Morphology Notes Meridionsulcate. Subspheroidal. Grain commonly split along sulcus. 37 (36-39) x 38.5 (36-39). Exine 2-layered, sexine = nexine. Sculpture of scattered spines. Spine height average 4.22 (4.12 - 4.31).



Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s)
angiosperm monocot India (tropical)

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Vegetation Community(-ties) open forest
Common Name mangrove palm
Herbarium Link: http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/herbarium/index.html



Collection

Collector ANU Access Code
Thwaites C. V. 3333 11764

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Collection Site Ceylon
Collection Country Sri Lanka
Publication Information Nypa fruticans Wurmb, Verh. Batav. Genootsch. Kunsten 1: 349 (1779).
Collection Notes Photographed