Australasian
Pollen and Spore Atlas
 

Alocasia macrorhiza ARACEAE

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Code15-5-1

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Morphology

Pollen / Spore Morphologic Type(s) Surface Pattern(s) Polar Size Equatorial Shape(s) Polar Shape(s) Grain Arrangement(s)
min max mean
pollen inaperturate echinate 26.8 29.8 28.3 circular circular monad

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Wall Evenness(es) even
Columella invisible



Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s) Cultivated
angiosperm monocot Papua New Guinea (highland) true

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Vegetation Community(-ties) closed forest, open forest
Common Name giant taro, giant elephant ear
Ecology Notes synonym: A. indica
Herbarium Link: http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/herbarium/index.html



Collection

Collector ANU Access Code
Pullen 1555 2138

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Collection Site East Sepik Province, Maprik District, Mt Turu
Collection Country Papua New Guinea
Collection Notes Also found in Diego Garcia, Indian Ocean. Photographed