Cystopteris filix-fragilis ATHYRIACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID407-23-3-1
Speciesfilix-fragilis
GenusCystopteris
FamilyATHYRIACEAE
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Morphology

Pollen / Sporespore
Morphologic typemonolete
Surface patternechinate
Equatorial sizemin 18, mean 20, max 24
Polar sizemin 18, mean 21, max 25
Equatorial shapebilateral
Morphology notesMonolete, bilateral, heteropolar. Laesura extend 2/3 length of spore, with raised rims. Commissures cover entire length. Perine with echinate spines to 6 u. 20 (18-24) x 21 (18-25) x 34 (31-37).

Ecology and Geography

Plant typefern
Floristic region(s)Australia (mountains over 500m)
Habitat notesOccurs in wet shaded rock crevices in alpine and subalpine sites.

Collection

CollectorJ. H. Willis
ANU access code12267
Collection siteCoolemon plain: ~50km SW of Canberra in limestone crevices, Australian Capital Territory
Collection countryAustralia
Collection date1961-02-18

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