Abrus precatorius FABACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID129-126-1b
Common namerosary pea crab's eye


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typetricolporate
Surface patternreticulate
Equatorial sizemin 30.4, mean 30.8, max 34.6
Polar sizemin 22.6, mean 24.7, max 26
Equatorial shapesubprolate
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture count3
Pore surface shapelolongate
Colpi lengthfull, > 2/3
Wall evennesseven
Dispersal formmonad

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Australia (tropical)
Vegetation communitiesclosed forest
Habitat notesDeciduous Vine. Littoral and riverine monsoonal forest. Drier vine thickets associated with rocky outcrops. Tropical to subtropical distribution.


CollectorAnne & Mark Myerscough
InstitutionCharles Darwin University
ANU access code17093
Collection methodfloral reference
Herbarium sample?False
Collection siteCasuarina Coastal Reserve, Darwin, Northern Territory
Collection countryAustralia
Collection date2005-02-17
Collection notesKimberley Region, Western Australian Pollen Flora
Equatorial view
Polar view
Surface pattern
Wall view
Aperture view
Unique feature