Australasian
Pollen and Spore Atlas
 

Acalypha indica EUPHORBIACEAE

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Code149-9-16

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equatorial view
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polar view
surface pattern
surface pattern
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wall view
aperture view
aperture view

Morphology

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 tricolporate psilate 11.2 14.0 12.9 9.1 13.0 11.7 suboblate,
circular
circular monad

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Aperture Count(s) 3
Exine Type(s) tectate
Columella invisible
Colpus Length(s) < 1/3



Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s) Habit Terrestrial(s)
angiosperm dicot India (tropical) herb

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Vegetation Community(-ties) herbland, disturbed/anthropogenic
Common Name indian copperleaf
Ecology Notes Whistler, W. A. 1988. Checklist of the weed flora of western Polynesia. Technical Paper No. 194, South Pacific Commission, Noumea, New Caledonia. Stone, B. C. 1970. The flora of Guam. Micronesica 6:367.
Herbarium Link: http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/herbarium/index.html



Collection

Collector Institution ANU Access Code
Promila Bhagat CSIRO CSIRO 10293

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Collection Site University Campus, Delhi
Collection Country India
Collection Notes Also found in Diego Garcia, Indian Ocean. Photographed