Australasian
Pollen and Spore Atlas
 

Ipomoea macrantha CONVOLVULACEAE

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Code254-2-17

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Morphology

Pollen / Spore Morphologic Type(s) Surface Pattern(s) Equatorial Size Equatorial Shape(s) Grain Arrangement(s)
min max mean
pollen pantoporate baculate,
echinate
96.2 107.0 100.8 circular monad

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Aperture Count(s) M
Pore Shape(s) circular
Pore Size 5.4 - 9.7
Morphology Notes Echini length: 6.5 - 10.9 Echini width: 3.6 - 5.9



Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s) Habit Terrestrial(s) Cultivated
angiosperm dicot Central Pacific shrub true

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Common Name beach moonflower, heavenly blue morning glory
Herbarium Link: http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/herbarium/index.html



Collection

Collector Institution
NZ Access: MUPL 0014 ANU

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Collection Site Henderson Island, East Beach
Collection Country Pitcairn
Collection Notes Kimberley Region, Western Australian Pollen Flora. Also found in Diego Garcia, Indian Ocean.