Pollen and Spore Atlas

Acrostichum aureum PTERIDACEAE

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equatorial view
equatorial view
surface pattern
surface pattern


Pollen / Spore Morphologic Type(s) Surface Pattern(s) Equatorial Size Polar Size Equatorial Shape(s) Grain Arrangement(s)
min max mean min max mean
spore trichotomosulcate,
scabrate 27.0 32.0 30.0 44.5 55.0 48.0 triangular monad

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Aperture Count(s) 3
Wall Thickness 3.0
Morphology Notes Trilete, radiosymmetrical, heteropolar. Laesurae reach 1/2 radius. Margo patterned. Amb triangular, angles broad and rounded, sides concave. 30 (27-32) x 48 (44.5-55). Exine 3 u thick, scabrate.

Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Floristic Region(s)
fern Mainland Southeast Asia,
Papua New Guinea (lowland)

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Ecology Notes L.
Habitat Notes inside or on the landward edge of mangroves
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Collector ANU Access Code
S. Garret-Jones ANU 21006 10590

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Collection Site Morobe Province, Lae District, Lower Markham Valley
Collection Country Papua New Guinea
Collection Altitude 30.0
Collection Notes Photographed