Brachychiton diversifolius STERCULIACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID180-1-8a
Speciesdiversifolius
GenusBrachychiton
FamilySTERCULIACEAE
Common namenorthern kurrajong lacebark kurrajong
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Morphology

Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typetricolporate
Surface patternreticulate
Equatorial sizemin 28.7, mean 30.8, max 33.7
Polar sizemin 24.2, mean 26.9, max 29.2
Equatorial shapeprolate
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture count3
Pore surface shapelalongate
Colpi length> 2/3
Wall thickness2.16
Wall evennesseven
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesWall thickness 1.84 - 2.57. Pore size 2.06 - 4.00 x 1.73 - 2.60. Pore is obvious in transversing the colpus.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Australia (tropical) , Australia (east coast)
Vegetation communitiesopen forest, woodland
Ecology notesBrock, J. (2001) Native plants of Northern Australia. Reed New Holland Press, Sydney.
Habitat notesLocated on well drained sites through open forest or woodland, expanding into sparse savanna woodland in dry regions (Brock, 2001).

Collection

CollectorAnne & Mark Myerscough
InstitutionCharles Darwin University
ANU access code17296
Collection methodfloral reference
Herbarium sample?False
Collection siteCasuarina Coastal Reserve, Darwin, Northern Territory
Collection countryAustralia
Collection date2004-09-22
Collection notesKimberley Region, Western Australian Pollen Flora

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