Pollen and Spore Atlas

Polystichum archboldii DRYOPTERIDACEAE

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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 33.0 56.0 50.0 33.0 42.0 40.0 bilateral monad

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Aperture Count(s) 1
Wall Thickness 1.0
Morphology Notes Monolete. Subcircular to oval. Perine present. Laesura simple, not on perine; extends 1/2 to 2/3 length of grain. Crest of margo elevated. Perine up to 7 u thick, coarsely sculptured, reticulate on surface

Ecology and Geography

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

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Habitat Notes Ground fern
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Collector ANU Access Code
Hoogland & Pullen 5710 2453

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Collection Site Eastern Highlands Province, Chimbu District, Mt Wilhelm, eastern slopes, near Lake Aunde
Collection Country Papua New Guinea