Pollen and Spore Atlas

Antirhea megacarpa RUBIACEAE

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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 inaperturate,
reticulate 19.0 23.0 21.0 22.0 26.0 24.0 oblate elliptic monad

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Surface Pattern 'reticulate':
Murus Formation 3
Wall Thickness 1.8
Morphology Notes 3-colporate; some grains appear inaperturate. Oblate spheroidal in ev and pv. 21 (19-23) x 24 (22-26). Exine 1.8; retipilate/reticulate, with almost a croton pattern.

Ecology and Geography

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

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Collector ANU Access Code
R. D. Hoogland 4921 CSIRO 10702

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Collection Site Madang Province, Gogol River
Collection Country Papua New Guinea
Collection Altitude 60.0