Pollen and Spore Atlas

Mucuna bennettii FABACEAE

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equatorial view
equatorial view


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 50.0 61.0 56.0 48.0 64.0 56.0 prolate triangular monad

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Wall Thickness 3.0
Morphology Notes Tricolporate. Prolate spheroidal in ev; triangular in pv. Aperture membranes patterned. 56 (50-61) x 55 (48-64). Exine 3 u, thins toward pores. Reticulate with granular lumina; pattern changes toward colpi and size of units change toward poles.

Ecology and Geography

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

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Common Name red jade vine
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Collector ANU Access Code
J. M. Wheeler ANU 5726 1966

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Collection Site Eastern Highlands Province, Kainantu District
Collection Country Papua New Guinea
Collection Notes scanned card