Pollen and Spore Atlas

Mallotus philippensis EUPHORBIACEAE

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equatorial view
equatorial view
polar view
polar view
surface pattern
surface pattern
wall view
wall view
aperture view
aperture 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 4-colporate,
reticulate 15.5 18.5 17.0 18.0 20.0 19.0 oblate circular monad

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Wall Thickness 1.8
Pore Shape(s) lalongate
Morphology Notes Tricolporate, 4-colporate. Oblate spheroidal in ev, circular to square in pv. Pore lalongate with patterned membrane. 20 (18-24) x 23 (21-26). Exine gt 1.8, sexine gt nexine, finely reticulate.

Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s) Habit Terrestrial(s)
angiosperm dicot China (tropical),
Mainland Southeast Asia,
Maritime Southeast Asia,
Australia (east coast)

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Ecology Notes (Lam.)J. Mueller
Habitat Notes Subtropical, dry, riverine, and littoral rainforests. Project Area: Laos
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Collector ANU Access Code
Exchange slide, Sydney 4196

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Collection Site New South Wales, Rocky Creek Dam
Collection Country Australia
Collection Notes scanned card