Australasian
Pollen and Spore Atlas
 

Desmodium heterocarpon FABACEAE

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Code129-14-7

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Morphology

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 tricolporate reticulate 27.0 33.0 31.0 27.0 36.0 34.0 oblate triangular monad

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Aperture Count(s) 3
Wall Thickness 2.4
Pore Shape(s) lalongate
Morphology Notes Tricolporate. Oblate spheroidal in ev, triangular in pv. Pore large, lalongate. 30 (27-33) x 33 (27-36). Exine 2.4, sexine gt nexine; reticulate.



Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s)
angiosperm dicot Papua New Guinea (highland)

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Herbarium Link: http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/herbarium/index.html



Collection

Collector ANU Access Code
ANU 6209 1507

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Collection Site Western Highlands Province, Mount Hagen District, Mt Hagen
Collection Country Papua New Guinea
Collection Notes Kimberley Region, Western Australian Pollen Flora