Fimbristylus dichotoma CYPERACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID12-2-1b
Common nameeight-day grass


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typeinaperturate
Surface patternscabrate
Equatorial sizemin 29.5, mean 33.4, max 37.9
Equatorial shapecircular, suboblate
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementmonocot
Wall thickness1
Wall evennesseven
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesSusceptible to damage in laboratory

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Australia (tropical)
Vegetation communitiesherbland
Habitat notesTemperate to tropical. Found on a range of substrates and tolerant of saline conditions. Creekbanks, claypans, granitic outcrops and stoney hill-sides. Moist sandy areas (waste areas), lowland regions and savanna (0-200m a.s.l to 2000m in tropics).


CollectorAnne & Mark Myerscough
InstitutionCharles Darwin University ID by Ian Cowie and Bob Harwood (N.T. Herbarium)
ANU access code17077
Collection methodfloral reference
Herbarium sample?False
Collection sitePalmerston, Darwin, Northern Territory
Collection countryAustralia
Collection date2004-10-27
Collection notesPhotographed Kimberley Region, Western Australian Pollen Flora
Equatorial view
Polar view
Surface pattern
Wall view
Unique feature