Bassia paradoxa CHENOPODIACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID76-5-3a
Speciesparadoxa
GenusBassia
FamilyCHENOPODIACEAE
Common namethorny saltbush
SearchGoogle

Morphology

Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typepantoporate
Surface patternscabrate
Equatorial sizemin 20.7, mean 26.4, max 30.7
Polar sizemin 20.7, max 30.7
Equatorial shapecircular
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture countM
Pore surface shapecircular (with annulus)
Exine typetectate
Columella visible?True
Dispersal formmonad

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Australia (south coast)
Cultivated?False
Vegetation communitiesherbland, scrub and/or heathland, shrubland
Ecology notessyn: Sclerolaena paradoxa R. Br Dissocarpus paradoxus (R.Br.) F.Muell. ex Ulbr Plant most familiar through its distinctive burr.

Collection

CollectorA. E. Orchard 2908 (AD)
InstitutionANU
ANU access code5987
Collection site2km W of Port Pirie - Port Augusta Road at Mambray Creek, North Spencer Gulf, South Australia
Collection countryAustralia
Collection notesPhotographed

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