Sonneratia alba LYTHRACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID218-1-2
Common namemangrove apple


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typetriporate
Surface patternverrucate
Equatorial sizemin 40, mean 43, max 48
Polar sizemin 23.2, mean 26.9, max 29.9
Equatorial shapeprolate
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture count3
Pore surface shapecircular
Wall thickness1.8
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesProlate to subprolate in ev, rounded triangular in pv, rounded at pores and narrowing at poles. Colpus and pore patterned, pore size: 5.21 - 7.05. Exine 1.8 u thick, sexine smaller than nexine

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Papua New Guinea (lowland)
Vegetation communitiesopen forest
Ecology notesBrock, J. (2001) Native plants of Northern Australia. Reed New Holland Press, Sydney.
Habitat notesTree


CollectorDarbyshire, No. 798
InstitutionDarbyshire No. 798
ANU access code2746
Collection siteCentral Province
Collection countryPapua New Guinea
Collection notesKimberley Region, Western Australian Pollen Flora

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