Atlas of the tropical West African pollen flora

November 12, 2013

Acacia seyal

Acacia seyal pollen

Gosling, W.D., Miller, C.S. & Livingstone, D.A. (2013) Atlas of the tropical West African pollen flora. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 199: 1-135. doi: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2013.01.003

To download the associated searchable Tropical Pollen Database (2013) click here.

The tropical pollen database is contained within “”

File size:

System requirements:
Apple Macintosh computer running Mac OSX 10.6 or higher

To run the database:
1) Extract the four files contained within the zip file to hard drive. The four files are:
   – Morphology_file.fmpur
   – PollenKeyDB2013.fmpur
   – ReticlatTaxa.fmpur
   – Species_list.fmpur
2) Double click “PollenKeyDB2013.fmpur” to run program

Please report problems or suggestions to:
William Gosling (

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