Scaevola taccada GOODENIACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID282-1-24
Common namesea lettuce tree beach scaevola


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typetricolporate
Surface patternreticulate
Equatorial sizemin 50.7, mean 54.3, max 57.6
Polar sizemin 48.6, mean 52.7, max 60.2
Equatorial shapecircular, suboblate
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture count3
Pore surface shapesquared
Wall evennessthicker on pole
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesCircular to suboblate.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Australia (tropical)
Vegetation communitiesscrub and/or heathland
Ecology notesPlant Synonyms: Scaevola sericea Vahl var. taccada (Gaertn.) Thieret & B. Lipscomb
Habitat notesOpen, dry coastal locations; sand dunes, strand vegetation. Found throughout tropical and subtropical Pacific and Indian Ocean islands and coasts.


CollectorAnne & Mark Myerscough
InstitutionCharles Darwin University ID by Friday staff (N.T. Herbarium)
ANU access code17116
Collection siteNorthern Territory, Rapid Creek
Collection countryAustralia
Collection date2004-11-26
Collection notesKimberley Region, Western Australian Pollen Flora. Also found in Diego Garcia, Indian Ocean.
Equatorial view
Polar view
Surface pattern
Wall view
Aperture view
Unique feature