Spinifex longifolius POACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID11-66-2
Common namebeach spinifex


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typemonoporate
Surface patternscabrate
Equatorial sizemin 40.9, mean 44.9, max 50.6
Equatorial shapecircular
Grain arrangementmonocot
Aperture count1
Pore surface shapecircular (with annulus)
Wall thickness2.27
Wall evennesseven
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesPore size (3.14 - 4.31), with annulus 11.20um (10.06 - 12.06). Scabrate to faintly reticulate.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Maritime Southeast Asia , Australia (tropical)
Vegetation communitiesherbland
Habitat notesCoastal sand dunes. Low growing on the foredune.


CollectorAnne & Mark Myerscough
InstitutionCharles Darwin University
ANU access code17247
Collection methodfloral reference
Herbarium sample?False
Collection siteCasuarina Coastal Reserve, Darwin, Northern Territory
Collection countryAustralia
Collection date2004-06-17
Collection notesKimberley Region, Western Australian Pollen Flora
Equatorial view
Polar view
Surface pattern
Wall view
Aperture view
Unique feature