Australasian
Pollen and Spore Atlas
 

Acanthus ilicifolius ACANTHACEAE

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Code271-1-2b

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unique feature

Morphology

Pollen / Spore Morphologic Type(s) Surface Pattern(s) Equatorial Size Equatorial Shape(s) Polar Shape(s) Grain Arrangement(s)
min max mean
pollen tricolpate reticulate 71.3 77.9 73.7 subprolate trilobate monad

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Aperture Count(s) 3
Wall Evenness(es) even
Colpus Length(s) full, > 2/3
Morphology Notes Often broken along the coplus. Granulate? Colpi margin even



Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s) Habit Terrestrial(s)
angiosperm dicot Maritime Southeast Asia,
Australia (tropical),
West Pacific,
New Caledonia
shrub

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Vegetation Community(-ties) woodland
Common Name holly mangrove
Ecology Notes Lovelock, C. (1993) Field guide to the Mangroves of Queensland. Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville.
Herbarium Link: http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/herbarium/index.html



Collection

Collector Institution ANU Access Code
Exchange slide, Pondicherry Exchange slide, Pondicherry 9538

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Collection Notes Photographed