Mnesitheca rottboelliodes POACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID11-140-1
Common namenorthern cane grass


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typemonoporate
Surface patternreticulate , scabrate
Equatorial sizemin 26.2, mean 30, max 32
Equatorial shapecircular
Grain arrangementmonocot
Aperture count1
Pore surface shapecircular (with annulus)
Wall thickness2.005
Wall evennesseven
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesPore (2.76-3.35) and with annulus 7.31um (7.27-7.36). Wall thickness (1.89-2.28). Faint pattern, reticulate to scabrate.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Australia (tropical)
Vegetation communitieswoodland, herbland
Habitat notesKnown as an annual tall grass species. Located on sands and alluvial plains of coastal rivers.


CollectorAnne & Mark Myerscough
InstitutionCharles Darwin University Identified by Friday staff 29/2, N.T. Herbarium
ANU access code17232
Collection methodfloral reference
Herbarium sample?False
Collection sitePalmerston, Darwin, Northern Territory
Collection countryAustralia
Collection date2005-02-03
Collection notesPhotographed
Equatorial view
Polar view
Surface pattern
Wall view
Aperture view
Unique feature