The Australasian Pollen and Spore Atlas (APSA) is designed to enable free online access to the largest collection of pollen and spores in the Australasian region. The collection currently holds details on over 15,000 species.

On this site you can filter or search all species, or browse by family and genus.


The APSA collection contains many significant and interesting taxa. Here are a few sample images currently stored in the collection:

Image not available yet?

If we don't have any images for the species you are interested in then please contact us and we will do our best to add a description and image to the collection as soon as possible.

Contributions always welcome

If you would like to contribute to the APSA collection please refer to the APSA about page for more information on contributing to the project.

Get in touch

We welcome feedback, comments, suggestions on the APSA project and this website. Please see the APSA contacts page for contact details.