Rhizophora stylosa RHIZOPHORACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID221-1-2
Common namesilt rooted mangrove


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typetricolporate
Surface patternreticulate
Equatorial sizemin 16.2, mean 17.6, max 18.8
Polar sizemin 11.6, mean 14.3, max 16
Equatorial shapesubprolate
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture count3
Pore surface shapezonorate
Wall thickness1.16
Wall evennessthinner on pole
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesSubprolate in ev, rounded triangular in pv. 18 (16-18.5) x 15 (14-16). Exine thickness: 1.21 - 1.99, sexine almost = or slightly thinner than nexine; with faint fine reticulate pattern.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Papua New Guinea (lowland)
Vegetation communitiesclosed forest, open forest
Ecology notesGrindrod, G. (1988) Holocene mangrove history of the South Alligator River estuary, Northern Territory Australia. Unpublished PhD thesis, Australian National University, Canberra.
Habitat notesTree 8m tall


CollectorDarbyshire No. 797
ANU access code2728
Collection siteCentral Province
Collection countryPapua New Guinea
Collection notesKimberley Region, Western Australian Pollen Flora
Equatorial view
Polar view
Surface pattern
Wall view
Aperture view
Unique feature