Pollen and Spore Atlas

Waltheria indica STERCULIACEAE

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Pollen / Spore Morphologic Type(s) Surface Pattern(s) Equatorial Size Polar Size Equatorial Shape(s) Grain Arrangement(s)
min max mean min max mean
pollen tricolporate reticulate 33.0 35.5 34.0 31.0 36.0 31.0 circular monad

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Surface Pattern 'reticulate':
Murus Formation 3
Wall Thickness 1.8

Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s)
angiosperm dicot Australia (tropical)

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Habitat Notes Yellow flowered herb to 3 feet high
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Collector ANU Access Code
J. McKean 1018 12049

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Collection Site Northern Territory, Jimmy Creek, near Point Stuart
Collection Country Australia
Collection Notes Also found in Diego Garcia, Indian Ocean.