Australasian
Pollen and Spore Atlas
 

Citrullus lanatus CUCURBITACEAE

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Code280-12-1

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Morphology

Pollen / Spore Morphologic Type(s) Surface Pattern(s) Equatorial Shape(s) Polar Shape(s) Grain Arrangement(s)
pollen tricolporate reticulate circular trilobate monad

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Morphology Notes Tricolporate. Subspherical in ev, trilobed in pv. 50 x 48. Coarsely reticulate.



Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s) Habit Terrestrial(s)
angiosperm dicot Australia (south coast) herb

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Common Name wild, bitter or bastard melon
Ecology Notes (Thunb.) Mansf.
Habitat Notes Soak
Herbarium Link: http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/herbarium/index.html



Collection

Collector ANU Access Code
Orchard 180, Adelaide Herbarium 7318

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Collection Site 110km NE Adelaide, South Australia
Collection Country Australia
Collection Notes Kimberley Region, Western Australian Pollen Flora