Pollen and Spore Atlas

Gleichenia botanica GLEICHENIACEAE

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Pollen / Spore Morphologic Type(s) Surface Pattern(s) Equatorial Size Polar Size Equatorial Shape(s)
min max mean min max mean
spore monolete psilate 37.0 43.0 40.0 17.0 23.0 20.0 bilateral

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Wall Thickness 1.0
Morphology Notes Monolete, bilateral. Amb oval. Laesura long, almost entire length of spore. Margo wide, thickened, elevated; commissure sunken, often bifurcating at ends. 42 (37-43) x 19 (17-23). Exine lt 1, smooth.

Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Floristic Region(s)
fern Papua New Guinea (highland)

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Ecology Notes Rosenst.
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Collector ANU Access Code
K. Wade ANU No. 7444 1900

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Collection Site Eastern Highlands Province, Chimbu District, Mt Wilhelm, Pindaunde Valley
Collection Country Papua New Guinea
Collection Altitude 3535.68