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Pollen morphology of the Myrtaceae. Part 3: tribes Chamelaucieae, Leptospermeae and Lindsayomyrteae

Thornhill, Andrew; Wilson, Peter G.; Drudge, Jeff; Barrett, Matthew D.; Hope, Geoffrey; Craven, Lyn A.; Crisp, Michael


The pollen morphology of 36 genera and 147 species from the Myrtaceae tribes Chamelaucieae, Leptospermeae and Lindsayomyrteae was surveyed using scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and light microscopy (LM). Syncolpate pollen were observed in all genera of Leptospermeae and some genera of Chamelaucieae. Genera of tribe Chamelaucieae displayed five distinct colpal morphologies, which makes it the tribe with the most diverse pollen in Myrtaceae. Six genera of Chamelaucieae, including Actinodium,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Botany
DOI: 10.1071/BT11176


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