Pollen and Spore Atlas

Stenolepia tristis ASPIDIACEAE

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equatorial view
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Pollen / Spore Morphologic Type(s) Surface Pattern(s) Equatorial Size Polar Size Equatorial Shape(s) Grain Arrangement(s)
min max mean min max mean
spore monolete scabrate 36.0 51.0 44.0 18.0 36.0 30.0 bilateral monad

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Aperture Count(s) 1
Morphology Notes Monolete. Circular, subcircular, oval or irregular. Most grains with perine. Perine attached to grain at regular intervals, creating a rugulate pattern. Laesura extends 1/2 to 3/4 length of grain. 44 (36-5

Ecology and Geography

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

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Habitat Notes Ground cover.
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Collector ANU Access Code
Pullen 5107 2450

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Collection Site Western Highlands Province, Anglimp-South Waghi District, upper north side of Mt Asnar, Mt Kinkain, Kubor Range, S of Minj
Collection Country Papua New Guinea
Collection Altitude 3352.8