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Pollen morphology of the Myrtaceae. Part 1: tribes Eucalypteae, Lophostemoneae, Syncarpieae, Xanthostemoneae and subfamily Psiloxyloideae

Thornhill, Andrew; Hope, Geoffrey; Craven, Lyn A.; Crisp, Michael

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A family-wide palynological study of Myrtaceae was conducted using scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and light microscopy (LM). In this part of the study, the pollen morphology of 18 genera and 150 species from the Myrtaceae tribes of subfamily Myrtoideae, Eucalypteae, Lophostemoneae, Syncarpieae, Xanthostemoneae and subfamily Psiloxyloideae are presented. It was found that the most commonly observed pollen in these groups was parasyncolpate with a rugulate exine, whereas some species...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/64637
Source: Australian Journal of Botany
DOI: 10.1071/BT11174

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