Pollen and Spore Atlas

Saccharum spontaneum POACEAE

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equatorial view
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surface pattern
surface pattern
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Pollen / Spore Morphologic Type(s) Surface Pattern(s) Equatorial Size Equatorial Shape(s) Grain Arrangement(s)
min max mean
pollen monoporate scabrate 25.6 40.4 32.6 circular monad

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Aperture Count(s) 1
Pore Shape(s) circular (with annulus)
Pore Size 0.7 - 2.1
Morphology Notes Annulus width: 1.3 - 1.9

Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s) Habit Terrestrial(s)
angiosperm monocot Papua New Guinea (lowland) herb

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Common Name wild sugarcane
Habitat Notes Cane grass at edge of road. 7' tall.
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Collector Institution ANU Access Code
Henty NGF 16782 ANU 11451

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Collection Site Morobe Province, Nadzab
Collection Country Papua New Guinea
Collection Latitude & Longitude 0.0, 0.0
Collection Altitude 60.96
Collection Notes Photographed