Elaeocarpus stipularis ELAEOCARPUS

Sample information

Sample ID174-1-39
Common namemedang api, benzoin oil-fruit


Morphologic typetricolporate
Surface patternpsilate
Equatorial sizemin 7, mean 8.5, max 10
Polar sizemin 7, mean 7.5, max 8
Equatorial shapeoblate, prolate
Grain arrangementdicot
Pore surface shapecircular
Pore colpuses3
Wall thickness1
Wall evennesseven
Exine typeintectate
Morphology notesPsilate/intectate with faint surface pattern. Exine is thin approximately 1um. Spheroidal in polar view, oblate to prolate in equatorial view.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Northwest Pacific , Central Pacific , East Pacific Islands , China (tropical) , Maritime Southeast Asia , Australia (tropical)
Vegetation communitiesopen forest
Habitat notesTrees or rarely shrubs. About 360 species primarily in the Old World Tropics, with 39 species (14 endemic)in China. Note in the KAO3 fossil record of Rano Kao, Rapa Nui (Easter Island) (Gossen,2010).


CollectorBacker 12267
Collection siteJawa Barat, Bandung, Cisandawet
Collection countryIndonesia
Collection date1914-03-18
Collection notesProcessed at the Pollen Laboratory, University of Minnesota, USA from the collecton of Ed Cushing, slide ref. G757.
Equatorial view
Polar view
Surface pattern
Wall view
Aperture view
Unique feature