Australasian
Pollen and Spore Atlas
 

Rhizophora stylosa RHIZOPHORACEAE

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Code221-1-2

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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 reticulate 16.2 18.8 17.6 11.6 16.0 14.3 subprolate circular monad

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Aperture Count(s) 3
Wall Evenness(es) thinner on pole
Wall Thickness 1.16
Pore Shape(s) zonorate
Morphology Notes Subprolate in ev, rounded triangular in pv. 18 (16-18.5) x 15 (14-16). Exine thickness: 1.21 - 1.99, sexine almost = or slightly thinner than nexine; with faint fine reticulate pattern.



Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s) Habit Terrestrial(s) Cultivated
angiosperm dicot Papua New Guinea (lowland) tree false

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Vegetation Community(-ties) closed forest, open forest
Common Name silt rooted mangrove
Ecology Notes Grindrod, G. (1988) Holocene mangrove history of the South Alligator River estuary, Northern Territory Australia. Unpublished PhD thesis, Australian National University, Canberra.
Habitat Notes Tree 8m tall
Herbarium Link: http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/herbarium/index.html



Collection

Collector ANU Access Code
Darbyshire No. 797 2728

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Collection Site Central Province
Collection Country Papua New Guinea
Collection Altitude 0.0
Collection Notes Kimberley Region, Western Australian Pollen Flora