Pollen and Spore Atlas

Neoalsomitra integrifolia CUCURBITACEAE

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equatorial view
equatorial view


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 tricolporate striate 20.5 24.5 23.0 18.0 25.0 21.0 circular,
trilobate monad

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Wall Thickness 1.8
Pore Shape(s) lolongate
Morphology Notes Tricolporate. Prolate spheroidal to spheroidal in ev, trilobed in pv. Pore lolongate, set within patterned colpus. Pore membrane protrudes. 23 (20-24) x 21 (18-25). Exine 1.8, sexine lt nexine; striate.

Ecology and Geography

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

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Habitat Notes Herbaceous vine, climbing in tree at border of rain forest
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Collector ANU Access Code
Hartley 13072 11496

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Collection Site Morobe Province, Lae District, Oomsis Creek, about 11 km west of Lae
Collection Country Papua New Guinea
Collection Altitude 91.44
Collection Notes scanned card