Amaranthaceae

http://www.neii.gov.au/def/voc/AusPollen/auspollen-aerobiology-collaboration-network-species-classification/Amaranthaceae

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definition Distribution: Species within the Amaranthaceae family are distributed world-wide in tropical and warm temperate regions . This family currently consists of c. 70 genera and c. 1000 species. In Australia specifically there are 18 genera with c. 200 species; c. 160 of these are endemic, 10 native and 27 introduced.

Description: Species within this family are ephemeral, annual, biennial or perennial herbs, shrubs and rarely climbing shrubs.

For more details regarding the description of species within this family please see: https://profiles.ala.org.au/opus/foa/profile/Amaranthaceae

Pollen Morphology: The pollen produced by the species in this family are spherical and between 15-25um in diameter. There are many pores (>15, panto-porate) that are small (1.5-2.5um) and are scattered all over the pollen grain. The surface texture of the pollen varies between species, with some being slightly granular (scabrate) and others have a smooth or very fine mesh surface texture.
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