Australasian
Pollen and Spore Atlas
 

Pastinaca sativa APIACEAE

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Code232-11-1b

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equatorial view
equatorial view
polar view
polar view
surface pattern
surface pattern
wall view
wall view
aperture view
aperture view
unique feature
unique feature

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 rugulate 13.8 16.6 15.5 24.7 27.2 26.1 perprolate triangular (convex) monad

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Aperture Count(s) 3
Wall Evenness(es) thicker on pole
Columella visible
Pore Shape(s) rectangular (broad)
Pore Section(s) extruded
Pore Position(s) corner
Colpus Length(s) > 2/3
Pore Colpus(es) 2
Morphology Notes Prolate with broadly rounded ends in ev, rounded triangular in pv. Pore lalongate, membrane patterned. Colpus interrupts pore. 33 (31-15) x 17 (17-18). Exine 1.2, sexine lt nexine, thickens at sides to form flanges. Finely reticulate



Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s) Habit Terrestrial(s) Cultivated
angiosperm dicot Australia (south coast) herb true

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Common Name parsnip
Herbarium Link: http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/herbarium/index.html



Collection

Collector ANU Access Code
Dodson ANU 14328 11826

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Collection Site South Australia, SE South Australia near border with Victoria
Collection Country Australia
Collection Notes Photographed