Ceriops tagal var tagal RHIZOPHORACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID221-3-3
Speciestagal var tagal


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typetricolporate
Surface patternreticulate
Equatorial sizemin 12.7, mean 13.8, max 15.6
Polar sizemin 11.7, mean 12.3, max 13.5
Equatorial shapeoblate
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture count3
Pore surface shapelalongate
Wall thickness1.2
Wall evennesseven
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesoblate to circular with surface pattern faintly reticulate to psilate. Prolate spheroidal in ev, rounded triangular in pv. Pore large, lalongate. Exine 1.2 u thick, reticulate.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Australia (tropical)
Vegetation communitiesopen forest
Habitat notesMangrove communities at the landward margins. May form scattered trees under a forest canopy or a dense zone of shrubs at the saline mangrove margin. Occurs as understorey in fringing riverside associations. Colonises consolidated muds or rock/mud substrates, particularly in areas not frequently inundated. Moth pollinated.(Wells, 1982).


CollectorW. T. Jones BRI 121311
ANU access code14015
Collection siteQueensland, Innisfail
Collection countryAustralia
Collection date1968-01-01
Collection notesPhotographed
Equatorial view
Polar view
Surface pattern
Wall view
Aperture view