Stenochlaena palustris BLECHNACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID407-25-3-2
Common nameclimbing swamp fern


Pollen / Sporespore
Morphologic typemonolete
Equatorial sizemin 22, mean 24, max 27
Polar sizemin 21, mean 24, max 30
Equatorial shapebilateral
Wall thickness2.4
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesMonolete, bilateral, heteropolar. Laesura 2/3 length of spore, covered by a thickened ridge. 24 (22-27) x 24 (21-30) x 38 (36-40). Exine thickness variable, 2-4 u, with verrucate to clavate projections, with rounded or pointed tips.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typefern
Floristic region(s)Papua New Guinea (lowland)
Ecology notes(Burm.) Bedd.
Habitat notesGrows in thickets or climbs high into forest; found in tropical areas.


CollectorS. Garrett-Jones ANU 21045
ANU access code10613
Collection siteMorobe Province, Lae District, Lower Markham Valley
Collection countryPapua New Guinea
Collection altitude30
Collection notesKimberley Region, Western Australian Pollen Flora
Equatorial view
Surface pattern
Wall view