Blechnum cartilagineum BLECHNACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID407-25-1-8a-(4725-1-8a)
Speciescartilagineum
GenusBlechnum
FamilyBLECHNACEAE
Common namegristle fern
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Morphology

Pollen / Sporespore
Morphologic typemonolete
Surface patternscabrate
Equatorial sizemin 27, mean 36, max 40
Polar sizemin 20, mean 25, max 28
Equatorial shapebilateral
Wall thickness1.8
Morphology notesMonolete, bilateral, heteropolar. Laesura extends 2/3 length of spore, with narrow thickened borders. Proximal face planar, distal face convex, almost circular. 25 (20-28) x 23 (19-25) x 36 (27-40). Exine 1.8, scabrate.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typefern
Floristic region(s)Australia (east coast)
Ecology notesSw.
Habitat notesRainforest and rainforest margins; also open gullies or hillsides.

Collection

CollectorJ. McP Atherton Forestry Herbarium, K 660
ANU access code3659
Collection siteQueensland, Beerwaah
Collection countryAustralia

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