Australasian
Pollen and Spore Atlas
 

Macaranga sp EUPHORBIACEAE

You might also like to search Google for this species.

Code149-19-5

Images

equatorial view
equatorial view
polar view
polar view
surface pattern
surface pattern
wall view
wall view
aperture view
aperture view
unique feature
unique feature

Morphology

Pollen / Spore Morphologic Type(s) Surface Pattern(s) Grain Arrangement(s)
pollen tricolporate scabrate monad

show/hide details…



Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s)
angiosperm dicot Papua New Guinea (highland),
East Pacific Islands

show/hide details…

Habitat Notes Native to Africa, Australasia, Asia and the South Pacific, the genus comprises over 300 different species. These plants are noted for being recolonizers. Macaranga species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species. (Noted in the fossil pollen record of Rapa Nui(Easter Island) Gossen 2010)
Herbarium Link: http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/herbarium/index.html



Collection

Collector ANU Access Code
J. M. Wheeler ANU 6171 1954

show/hide details…

Collection Site Western Highlands Province, Mount Hagen District, Mt Hagen
Collection Country Papua New Guinea