Bruguiera gymnorrhiza RHIZOPHORACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID221-5-2
Common namelarge-leaf orange mangrove


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typetricolporate
Surface patternreticulate
Equatorial sizemin 15.3, mean 16.9, max 17.7
Polar sizemin 15.2, mean 16.7, max 18.2
Equatorial shapeprolate
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture count3
Pore surface shapelalongate
Wall evennessthicker on pole
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notessurface pattern faintly reticulate

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)West Pacific
Vegetation communitiesclosed forest, open forest
Habitat notesIn mangrove communities typically at the landward margin ; along estuaries and tidal inlets. This species often occurs with Rhizophora apiculata and Bruguiera parviflora. Found through Indo-west Pacific regions - not recorded from Western Australia.


CollectorPowell BSIP 10234, Exchange slide UPNG
InstitutionExchange slide UPNG
ANU access code6837
Collection countrySolomon Islands
Collection notesPhotographed
Equatorial view
Polar view
Surface pattern
Wall view
Aperture view