Chenopodium glaucum ssp ambigium CHENOPODIACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID76-1-7
Speciesglaucum ssp ambigium
Common nameoak-leaved goosefoot, alweo


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typepantoporate
Surface patternscabrate , psilate
Equatorial sizemin 18.7, mean 21.8, max 25
Polar sizemin 18.7, mean 21, max 25
Equatorial shapecircular
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture countM
Pore surface shapecircular (with annulus)
Wall thickness2
Exine typetectate
Columella visible?True
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesColumnellae under ektexine. Periporate, pores with costae.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Australia (south coast) , East Pacific Islands , Other outside Australasia , Maritime Southeast Asia
Vegetation communitiesherbland
Habitat notesDepression by roadside. (Gossen 2010) On the sea shore Hanga Ho Orno, rocky beach near Hango Piko and on the islet Motu Nui on Rapa Nui (Easter Island). Possible dispersal by birds. Native to Rapa Nui. Also found in Australia, Tasman, New Zealand and now Europe to Asia. Edible.


CollectorD. Hunt (AD)
ANU access code6396
Collection siteJunction of Lucindale & Callindale Roads ~ 35km W of Naracoorte, SE of South Australia
Collection countryAustralia
Collection date1920-01-01
Collection notesPhotographed
Equatorial view
Polar view
Surface pattern
Wall view