Pollen and Spore Atlas

Brachychiton acerifolius STERCULIACEAE

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equatorial view
equatorial 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 tricolporate reticulate 23.0 30.0 27.0 23.0 27.0 24.0 prolate triangular (convex) monad

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Wall Thickness 1.8
Pore Shape(s) lalongate
Morphology Notes Tricolporate. Prolate spheroidal in ev, rounded triangular in pv. Pore lalongate, pore membrane patterned. 27 (23-30) x 24 (23-27). Exine 1.8, reticulate.

Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s) Habit Terrestrial(s)
angiosperm dicot Australia (east coast) tree

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Common Name flame tree, illawarra flame tree
Ecology Notes F.v.Mueller
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Collector ANU Access Code
C. T. White No 8616 2021

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Collection Site Queensland, Botanic Gardens, Brisbane
Collection Country Australia
Collection Notes scanned card