Aeschyromene americaca FABACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID129-128-2
Common nameshyleaf


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typesyncolporate , tricolpate
Surface patternreticulate
Muri homogeneityhomobrochate
Equatorial sizemin 18.7, mean 20.7, max 22
Polar sizemin 19.2, mean 20.2, max 21.8
Equatorial shapesuboblate
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture count3
Pore surface shapelalongate
Wall evennessthinner on pole
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesNarrow pattern on wall; thickness average 1.87 at poles and 2.34 at equator.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)India (tropical) , Maritime Southeast Asia , Papua New Guinea (lowland) , Australia (tropical)
Vegetation communitiesdisturbed/anthropogenic, herbland
Ecology notesInstitute of Pacific Islands Forestry and PIER (Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk).
Habitat notesA wetland plant. Low-lying, wet sandy soils. Often a weed of grazing land in the Pacific. Native to Central and South America. Naturalised in northern Australia to lowland New Guinea, extending to southern India.


CollectorAnne & Mark Myerscough
InstitutionCharles Darwin University Identified by Friday staff 29/4 (N.T. Herbarium)
ANU access code17094
Collection methodfloral reference
Herbarium sample?False
Collection siteNorthern Territory, Palmerston
Collection countryAustralia
Collection date2005-04-21
Collection notesPhotographed
Equatorial view
Polar view
Surface pattern
Wall view
Aperture view
Unique feature