Australasian
Pollen and Spore Atlas
 

Bidens pilosa ASTERACEAE

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Code286-12-1b

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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 echinate 21.8 25.3 23.9 21.7 26.2 23.1 circular triangular (convex) monad

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Aperture Count(s) 3
Wall Evenness(es) even
Pore Shape(s) rectangular (broad)
Pore Position(s) corner
Pore Colpus(es) 3



Ecology and Geography

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

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Vegetation Community(-ties) disturbed/anthropogenic, herbland, scrub and/or heathland
Common Name cobbler's pegs
Herbarium Link: http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/herbarium/index.html



Collection

Collector ANU Access Code
Hoogland & Pullen 6153 MF No 66 2214

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Collection Site Western Highlands Province, Mount Hagen District, Mt Hagen
Collection Country Papua New Guinea
Collection Notes Also found in Diego Garcia, Indian Ocean. Photographed