Pollen and Spore Atlas

Intsia (afzelia) bijuga FABACEAE

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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 48.0 57.0 53.0 36.0 51.0 48.0 prolate triangular monad

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Surface Pattern 'reticulate':
Murus Formation 3
Wall Thickness 3.5
Pore Shape(s) lolongate
Morphology Notes Tricolporate. Prolate spheroidal in ev, triangular in pv. Pore circular to lolongate, sunken. 52 (48-57) x 47 (36-51). Exine 3.5-5, reticulate/retipilate.

Ecology and Geography

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

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Common Name queensland teak, johnstone river
Habitat Notes Rainforest tree. = Intsia bijuga
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Collector ANU Access Code
R. Schodde 1796 2487

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Collection Site Southern Highlands Province, western summit grasslands of Mt Giluwe
Collection Country Papua New Guinea
Collection Altitude 3139.44
Collection Notes Also found in Diego Garcia, Indian Ocean.