Spergula arvensis CARYOPHYLLACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID84-9-1a
Speciesarvensis
GenusSpergula
FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Common namecorn spurry
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Morphology

Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic type4-colpate
Surface patternbaculate
Equatorial sizemin 24, mean 29.9, max 35.4
Polar sizemin 23.5, mean 29.2, max 34.1
Equatorial shaperhombic (broad)
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture count4
Colpi length> 2/3, 2/3
Wall evennesseven
Columella visible?True
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesTricolpate, some grains pantocolpate. Prolate spheroidal in ev, circular in pv. 28 (23-32) x 26 (21-34). Sexine gt nexine, punctitegillate; scabrate.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Australia (mountains over 500m)
Ecology notesSynonym: Spergula arvensis ssp. sativa Spergula arvensis var. sativa Spergula sativa

Collection

CollectorGray, 5963
ANU access code14181
Collection siteCanberra. Corner Weetangera Rd. & Dryandra St., O'Connor, Australian Capital Territory
Collection countryAustralia
Collection notesPhotographed

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