Anacardium occidentale ANACARDIACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID155-11-2b
Speciesoccidentale
GenusAnacardium
FamilyANACARDIACEAE
Common namecashew
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Morphology

Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typetricolporate
Surface patternreticulate
Reticulum homogeneityhomobrochate
Muri homogeneityhomobrochate
Equatorial sizemin 29.6, mean 32.1, max 34
Equatorial shapesubprolate, prolate
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture count3
Pore surface shapelalongate
Colpi lengthfull
Wall thickness4
Dispersal formmonad

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Australia (tropical)
Cultivated?True
Habitat notesIndigenous to South and Central America (Brazil to Mexico). Common in tropical summer rainfall regions (500-3500mm annual rainfall). Prefers moist substrates. In widespread cultivation.

Collection

CollectorAnne & Mark Myerscough
InstitutionCharles Darwin University ID by Ian Cowie and Bob Harwood
ANU access code17007
Collection methodfloral reference
Collection siteTiwi Islands, Northern Territory
Collection countryAustralia
Collection date2004-10-06
Collection notesPhotographed

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