Livistona humilis ARECACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID13-4-2b
Common namesand palm


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typemonocolpate (monosulcate)
Surface patternscabrate
Equatorial sizemin 16.2, mean 21.1, max 22.9
Polar sizemin 11, mean 14.5, max 18.6
Equatorial shapebilateral
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementmonocot
Aperture count1
Colpi lengthfull, > 2/3
Wall thickness1.65
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesColpus long. 12 (11-13) x 16 (13-18) x 18 (17-20). Exine (sexine slightly larger than nexine, finely reticulate).

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Australia (tropical)
Vegetation communitiesopen forest, woodland
Ecology notesEndemic to the Northern Territory of Australia. Tolerant of fire and typically subject to a modern annual burning regime.
Habitat notesOccurs on sandy or sandy literitic substrates, commonly forming dense stands beneath eucalypts.


CollectorAnne & Mark Myerscough
InstitutionCharles Darwin University
ANU access code17016
Collection methodfloral reference
Herbarium sample?False
Collection siteCasuarina Coastal Reserve, Darwin, Northern Territory
Collection countryAustralia
Collection date2004-07-15
Collection notesPhotographed
Equatorial view
Polar view
Surface pattern
Wall view