Pollen and Spore Atlas

Acanthus ilicifolius ACANTHACEAE

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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 tricolpate reticulate 42.0 51.0 48.0 21.0 28.0 25.0 prolate trilobate monad

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Wall Thickness 1.8
Morphology Notes Tricolpate. Prolate with ends broadly rounded in ev; trilobed in pv. 48 (42-51) x 25 (21-28). Exine 1.8 u thick, sexine less than nexine; reticulate/retipilate.

Ecology and Geography

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

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Ecology Notes L.
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Collector ANU Access Code
ANU 376 47

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Collection Notes scanned card