Carpentaria acuminata ARECACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID13-59-2
Common namecarpentaria palm


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typemonocolpate (monosulcate)
Surface patternreticulate
Equatorial sizemin 42.8, mean 47.1, max 51.1
Polar sizemin 22.9, mean 25.5, max 27.9
Equatorial shapebilateral
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementmonocot
Aperture count1
Wall thickness2.3
Wall evennesseven
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesnexine thinner than sexine finely reticulate, possibly echinate

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Australia (tropical)
Vegetation communitiesclosed forest, open forest
Ecology notesTall, slender, feather palm. Brock, J. (2001) Native plants of northern Australia. Reed New Holland Press, Sydney.
Habitat notesMoister coastal monsoon forest or vine thickets on stabilised sites above beach. Dense monsoon forest associated with freshwater sources. Generally in moist and organic soils and in areas subject to seasonal flooding (Brock, 2001)


CollectorMark Myerscough
InstitutionCharles Darwin University ID by Bob Harwood (N.T. Herbarium)
ANU access code17015
Collection methodfloral reference
Herbarium sample?False
Collection siteTiwi Islands, Northern Territory
Collection countryAustralia
Collection date2004-08-04
Collection notesPhotographed
Equatorial view
Polar view
Surface pattern
Wall view
Aperture view
Unique feature