Peter Shimeld (PWS)
This collection is stored in the School of Geosciences, Disciplines of Geography and Environmental Science, The University of Newcastle and contains pollen and spores from modern plant material in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales.
The system of classification conforms to that used in the Flora of New South Wales (Harden 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993).
The family Fabaceae in the Flora of New South Wales (Harden, 1991; 311) is divided into 3 sub-families; Caesalpinioideae, Mimosoideae and Faboideae and are treated in this reference collection as separate families.
Laboratory processing of the reference pollen collection follows the standard methods described by Faegri and Iversen (1966) and Moore et al. (1991), using Erdtman's acetolysis and storage and mounting on microscope slides in glycerol.
When required, samples were stained using aqueous saffranin
Michael Macphail (MM)
This CD only contains a partial representation of the collection.
The complete collection contains 538 species of pollen and spores from Tasmania.
The original collection resides in the Botany Department, University of Tasmania. A duplicate copy of the collection resides in the School of Geosciences, Disciplines of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Newcastle (Professor E A Colhoun).
Feli Hopf (FH)
This collection of pollen and spores was collected from the Lake St. Clair - Clarence Lagoon region of Tasmania. The collection resides in the Department of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Newcastle.
Tasmanian Flora References