Micrococca mercurialis EUPHORBIACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID149-115-1


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typetricolporate
Surface patternreticulate
Equatorial sizemin 19, mean 19.7, max 21.3
Polar sizemin 18.5, mean 18.7, max 19.3
Equatorial shapeoblate
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture count3
Pore surface shapesquared
Wall thickness1.45
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesWall thickness 1.31-1.57

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)India (tropical) , Maritime Southeast Asia , Australia (tropical)
Vegetation communitiesherbland, disturbed/anthropogenic
Habitat notesWoody herb. Open sandy locations near the coast, disturbed sites and open roadsides. Introduced species(possibly a naturalised weed) in northern Australia. Native to tropical Africa.


CollectorAnne & Mark Myerscough
InstitutionCharles Darwin University
ANU access code17084
Collection methodfloral reference
Herbarium sample?False
Collection siteCasuarina Coastal Reserve, Darwin, Northern Territory
Collection countryAustralia
Collection date2004-11-22
Collection notesPhotographed
Equatorial view
Polar view
Surface pattern
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Unique feature