Australasian
Pollen and Spore Atlas
 

Amaranthus tricolor AMARANTHACEAE

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Code77-1-5

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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 pantoporate reticulate 24.4 27.7 27.7 21.3 26.2 26.1 suboblate circular monad

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Aperture Count(s) M
Wall Evenness(es) even
Columella visible
Pore Shape(s) circular
Morphology Notes With spine (not always preserve).



Ecology and Geography

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

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Vegetation Community(-ties) disturbed/anthropogenic, herbland
Common Name chinese spinach joseph's-coat
Ecology Notes Synonyms: Amaranthus gangeticus - L. Amaranthus melancholicus - L.
Herbarium Link: http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/herbarium/index.html



Collection

Collector ANU Access Code
J. M. Wheeler ANU 5729 1248

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Collection Site Eastern Highlands Province, Kainantu District
Collection Country Papua New Guinea
Collection Notes Photographed