Trema tomentosa ULMACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID60-2-10
Common namenative peach


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typediporate
Surface patternscabrate , psilate
Equatorial sizemin 17.9, mean 19.4, max 20.7
Polar sizemin 15.6, mean 17.9, max 19.2
Equatorial shapeoblate
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture count2
Pore surface shapecircular
Wall thickness1.49
Wall evennesseven
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesOblate-spheroidal. Scabrate to granular. Thinkening around pore; pore size 1.61 - 2.88. Wall thickness 1.27 - 1.57.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)West Pacific , China (tropical) , Mainland Southeast Asia , Maritime Southeast Asia , Australia (tropical)
Vegetation communitiesclosed forest, open forest
Ecology notesOften difficult to distinguish T. tormentosa with T. orientalis (former often considered a synonym of the latter).
Habitat notesCommon in regrowth and the margins of rainforest, as well as moist sclerophyll forests. Forests, moist valley and protected open slopes, 100-2000m.


CollectorAnne & Mark Myerscough
InstitutionCharles Darwin University
ANU access code17307
Collection methodfloral reference
Herbarium sample?False
Collection siteCasuarina Coastal Reserve, Darwin, Northern Territory
Collection countryAustralia
Collection date2004-11-21
Collection notesKimberley Region, Western Australian Pollen Flora
Equatorial view
Polar view
Surface pattern
Wall view
Aperture view
Unique feature