Pollen and Spore Atlas

Brachychiton populneus 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 27.5 31.0 30.0 24.0 27.0 25.0 subprolate trilobate monad

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Surface Pattern 'reticulate':
Murus Formation 3
Wall Thickness 1.8
Pore Shape(s) lalongate
Morphology Notes Tricolporate. Subprolate in ev, trilobed in pv. Pore lalongate, membrane patterned. 30 (27-31) x 25 (24-27). Exine 1.8, thickens to 2.4 at poles; sexine slightly gt nexine. Reticulate/pilate.

Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s) Habit Terrestrial(s)
angiosperm dicot Other tree

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Common Name kurrajong, black/forest kurrajon
Ecology Notes (Schott & Endl.) R.Br.
Habitat Notes Occurs on stony hillslopes in open woodland, and one of the more common larger trees in dry rainforests.
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Collection Notes scanned card