Cordyline terminalis LILIACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID32-17-8
Common nameti plant


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typemonocolpate (monosulcate)
Surface patternbaculate
Equatorial sizemin 30.4, mean 34.8, max 34.8
Polar sizemin 42.5, mean 48.6, max 50.7
Equatorial shapeprolate
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementmonocot
Aperture count1
Colpi lengthfull
Columella visible?True
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesFurl as long as grain. Thin sculpture, exine 1um. Tectate/per-fossulate, reticulated. Exine 2um thick.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)West Pacific , Central Pacific , Hawaiian Islands , East Pacific Islands , New Zealand (north) , Maritime Southeast Asia , Australia (east coast)
Vegetation communitiesopen forest
Habitat notesWoody monocotyledonous flowering plants classified in Asparagaceae or alternatively the segregate family Laxmanniaceae, in the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group system, but placed by others in Agavaceae or Lomandraceae. The genus is native to the western Pacific Ocean region, from New Zealand, eastern Australia, southeastern Asia, Polynesia and Hawaii. Noted by Skottsberg in 1920 in the crater Rano Kao, Rapa Nui (Easter Island).


CollectorNZ Access: MUPL 0028
Collection sitePitcairn Island
Collection countryPitcairn Islands
Collection notesPhotographed
Equatorial view
Polar view
Surface pattern
Wall view
Aperture view
Unique feature