Pollen and Spore Atlas

Canavalia cathartica FABACEAE

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equatorial view
equatorial view
polar view
polar view
surface pattern
surface pattern


Pollen / Spore Morphologic Type(s) Surface Pattern(s) Equatorial Size Polar Size Equatorial Shape(s) Polar Shape(s) Grain Arrangement(s)
min max mean min max mean
pollen scabrate 25.64 41.82 33.64 48.52 58.08 53.4 peroblate triangular monad

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Aperture Count(s) 3
Wall Evenness(es) thicker on pole

Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s)
angiosperm dicot Maritime Southeast Asia

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Habitat Notes Project Areas: Moorea, Tahiti
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Collector ANU Access Code
H. C. Robinson & C. B. Kloss No. 109 10940

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Collection Site Sandaran Kgong Thorinchi, Sumatra
Collection Country Malaysia
Collection Date 1914-01-01
Collection Notes Also found in Diego Garcia, Indian Ocean.