Tabernaemontana orientalis APOCYNACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID251-1-2b
Common nameiodine bush bitter bark


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic type4-colporate
Surface patterngranulate
Equatorial sizemin 39.6, mean 46.9, max 49
Polar sizemin 33.4, mean 42.3, max 43.2
Equatorial shapesuboblate, circular
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture count4
Pore surface shapelalongate
Wall thickness2.4
Dispersal formmonad

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Australia (tropical)
Vegetation communitiesclosed forest, open forest
Habitat notesMonsoonal forest (thickets) on stabilised sand dunes and near lowland freshwater. Vine thickets on rocky outcrops. Can appear as a regenerative species along the edge of rainforests. In northern tropical Australia extending to PNG, Indonesia and Melanesia.


CollectorAnne & Mark Myerscough
InstitutionCharles Darwin University ID by Ian Cowie and Bob Harwood (N.T. Herbarium)
ANU access code17012
Collection methodfloral reference
Collection siteTiwi Islands, Northern Territory
Collection countryAustralia
Collection date2004-10-26
Collection notesPhotographed
Equatorial view
Polar view
Surface pattern
Wall view
Aperture view
Unique feature