Erythrina vespertilio FABACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID129-22-5b
Common namebean tree bat's wing coral tree


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typetriporate
Surface patternreticulate
Equatorial sizemin 31.6, mean 35, max 37.7
Polar sizemin 32.7, mean 36.4, max 37.9
Equatorial shapesuboblate
Polar shapetriangular (convex)
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture count3
Pore surface shapecircular
Wall thickness2.69
Wall evennesseven
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesThickening apparent around pore (crassimarginate). Wall thickness 2.37 - 2.85.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Australia (tropical)
Vegetation communitiesclosed forest, open forest
Habitat notesRainforest margins extending into sclerophyll woodland. Deciduous habit.


CollectorAnne & Mark Myerscough
InstitutionCharles Darwin University ID by Ian Cowie and Bob Harwood, N.T. Herbarium
ANU access code17102
Collection methodfloral reference
Herbarium sample?False
Collection siteCharles Darwin University Campus, Casuarina, Darwin, Northern Territory
Collection countryAustralia
Collection date2004-10-06
Collection notesKimberley Region, Western Australian Pollen Flora
Equatorial view
Polar view
Surface pattern
Wall view
Aperture view
Unique feature