Cordyline australis LILIACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID32-17-7
Common namecabbage tree


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typemonocolpate (monosulcate)
Surface patternreticulate , rugulate
Equatorial sizemin 19.4, mean 22.2, max 25.5
Polar sizemin 32.4, mean 34.5, max 35.7
Equatorial shapeprolate
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementmonocot
Aperture count1
Colpi lengthfull
Wall evennesseven
Columella visible?True
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesMonocolpate. Bilateral to subspherical. Colpus greater than length of grain, edges irregular; commonly gaping. 34 (31-35.5) x 23 (20-25). Exine 2, sexine=nexine; sexine thins toward colpus. Finely reticulate sculpture, becoming finer toward colpus.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)New Zealand (north)
Vegetation communitiesclosed forest, open forest, woodland


CollectorWELTU (12574)
ANU access code15020
Collection siteNorth Island, Paekakariki
Collection countryNew Zealand
Collection notesPhotographed
Equatorial view
Polar view
Surface pattern
Wall view
Aperture view
Unique feature