Crotalaria goreensis FABACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID129-23-5
Common namegambia pea


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typetricolporate
Surface patternreticulate
Equatorial sizemin 26.8, mean 28.6, max 30.5
Polar sizemin 22.1, mean 26, max 28.3
Equatorial shapeprolate
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture count3
Pore surface shapelolongate
Pore colpuses6
Colpi lengthfull, > 2/3
Wall thickness1.82
Wall evennesseven
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesColpi are retricted at the equator. Wall thickness 1.98 - 1.99.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Australia (tropical)
Vegetation communitiesdisturbed/anthropogenic
Ecology notesFloraBase - the Western Australian Flora. (
Habitat notesLocated amongst low trees, grassland; in sand, clay, wet soil; occupying floodplains, cropland; growing on irrigated land. Naturalised weed in much of Australia, also introduced to New Guinea. Native to tropical Africa.


CollectorAnne & Mark Myerscough
InstitutionCharles Darwin University Identified by Friday staff 29/4 (N.T. Herbarium)
ANU access code17098
Collection methodfloral reference
Herbarium sample?False
Collection siteNorthern Territory, Palmerston
Collection countryAustralia
Collection date2005-04-21
Collection notesKimberley Region, Western Australian Pollen Flora
Equatorial view
Polar view
Surface pattern
Wall view
Aperture view
Unique feature