Mallotus nesophilus EUPHORBIACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID149-37-14
Common nameyellow ball flower


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typetricolporate
Surface patterngranulate
Equatorial sizemin 17.6, mean 18.5, max 19.6
Polar sizemin 19.6, mean 20.5, max 22.3
Equatorial shapesuboblate
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture count3
Pore surface shapelalongate
Colpi lengthfull
Wall thickness1.52
Wall evennessthicker on pole
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesWall thickness range: 1.30-1.84 Surface granular to fine reticulate

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)India (tropical) , West Pacific , China (tropical) , Maritime Southeast Asia , Australia (tropical) , Australia (east coast)
Ecology notes Widespread distribution.
Habitat notesCoastal monsoon vine thickets on stablised dunes. Monsoon forest associated with permanent lowland freshwater. Vine thickets on rocky outcrops in open woodland. Often on river banks. (FloraBase: Western Australian Flora)


CollectorAnne & Mark Myerscough
InstitutionCharles Darwin University
ANU access code17085
Collection methodfloral reference
Herbarium sample?False
Collection siteCasuarina Coastal Reserve, Darwin, Northern Territory
Collection countryAustralia
Collection date2004-08-12
Collection notesKimberley Region, Western Australian Pollen Flora
Equatorial view
Polar view
Surface pattern
Wall view
Aperture view
Unique feature