Blechnum indicum BLECHNACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID407-25-1-1a-(4725-1-1a)
Common nameswamp water fern


Pollen / Sporespore
Morphologic typemonolete
Surface patternscabrate
Equatorial sizemin 21, mean 23, max 25
Polar sizemin 22, mean 24, max 25
Equatorial shapebilateral
Wall thickness1
Morphology notesMonolete, bilateral, heteropolar. Circular in ev; oval in pv. Laesura 2/3 length of spore, borders narrow and raised. 23 (21-25) x 24 (22-25) x 33. Exine 1 u thick, faintly scabrate or irregularly granulate.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typefern
Floristic region(s)Australia (tropical)
Ecology notesBurm.f.
Habitat notesGrowing on 1/2m on drained peat surface, Grows in large colonies on edges of swamps or lakes, often in brackish water and often in exposed situations.


CollectorKershaw ANU 10001
ANU access code5040
Collection siteQueensland, Lynch's Crater, Atherton Tableland
Collection countryAustralia
Equatorial view
Polar view
Wall view
Aperture view
Unique feature