Australasian
Pollen and Spore Atlas
 

Ipomoea pes-caprae CONVOLVULACEAE

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Code254-2-14

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Morphology

Pollen / Spore Morphologic Type(s) Surface Pattern(s) Equatorial Size Equatorial Shape(s) Grain Arrangement(s)
min max mean
pollen pantoporate baculate,
echinate
73.0 110.0 96.8 circular monad

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Aperture Count(s) M
Pore Shape(s) circular
Pore Size 3.0 - 6.0
Morphology Notes Echini length: 7.4 - 10.7. Echini width: 3.4 - 5.9 Echinate sculpture, with broad based conical spines average 9.3 um long.



Ecology and Geography

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

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Common Name railroad vine
Herbarium Link: http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/herbarium/index.html



Collection

Collector Institution ANU Access Code
R. D. Hoogland No. 4188 ANU 12114

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Collection Site Northern Province, Ijivitari District, Tufi area, near Komabun village
Collection Country Papua New Guinea
Collection Altitude 1.0
Collection Notes Kimberley Region, Western Australian Pollen Flora. Also found in Diego Garcia, Indian Ocean.