Brachychiton megaphyllus STERCULIACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID180-1-11
Common namered-flowered kurrajong


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typetricolporate
Surface patternreticulate
Equatorial sizemin 44, mean 45.9, max 49.2
Polar sizemin 38.7, mean 42.2, max 45.5
Equatorial shapeprolate
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture count3
Pore surface shapeelliptic (broad)
Colpi length> 2/3
Wall thickness3
Wall evennesseven
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesWall thickness 2.13 - 3.72. Pore size 5.26 - 7.9 x 4.15 - 6.39.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Australia (tropical)
Vegetation communitiesopen forest, woodland
Habitat notesOpen forest to sparse woodland with declining rainfall.


CollectorAnne Myerscough and Mark Myerscough
InstitutionCharles Darwin University
ANU access code17297
Collection methodfloral reference
Herbarium sample?False
Collection siteCharles Darwin University campus, Casuarina, Darwin, Northern Territory
Collection countryAustralia
Collection date2004-10-06
Collection notesPhotographed

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