Bruguiera gymnorhiza RHIZOPHORACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID221-5-2a


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typetricolporate
Surface patternreticulate
Equatorial sizemin 16, mean 17, max 19
Polar sizemin 16, mean 17, max 19
Equatorial shapecircular
Polar shapetriangular (convex)
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture count3
Pore surface shapelalongate
Wall thickness1.2
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesTricolporate. Subspherical in ev, rounded triangular in pv. Colpi long, pore lalongate. 17 (16-19) x 17 (16-19). Exine 1.2 u thick, patterned with faint, thick-walled reticulum.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Australia (east coast)
Ecology notes(L.) Lamk.
Habitat notesOccurs in coastal and riverine mangrove habitats(Grindrod, 1988). Often abundant in fringing vegetation along parts of tidal waterways that remain brackish for long periods (Wells, 1982). Bird pollinated.


CollectorT. J. Bancroft BRI 003882
ANU access code14021
Collection siteQueensland, Johnstone River
Collection countryAustralia
Equatorial view
Polar view
Wall view