Australasian
Pollen and Spore Atlas
 

Momordica cochinensis CUCURBITACEAE

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Code280-21-2

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equatorial view
equatorial view

Morphology

Pollen / Spore Morphologic Type(s) Surface Pattern(s) Equatorial Size Polar Size Equatorial Shape(s) Grain Arrangement(s)
min max mean min max mean
pollen tricolporate reticulate 56.0 60.0 59.0 49.0 57.0 52.0 circular,
prolate
monad

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Surface Pattern 'reticulate':
Murus Formation 3
Wall Thickness 3.0
Morphology Notes Tricolporate. Prolate spheroidal to spheroidal; circular in pv. Pore and colpus membranes patterned. 59 (56-60) x 52 (49-57). Exine 3 u thick; sexine lt nexine; retipilate-reticulate.



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 spike-footed crows cucumber
Habitat Notes herbaceous vine, border of Rainforest
Herbarium Link: http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/herbarium/index.html



Collection

Collector ANU Access Code
Exchange slide, Melbourne 1967 11444

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Collection Site Morobe Province, Lae District, Burep River, 15 miles northeast of Lae
Collection Country Papua New Guinea
Collection Altitude 30.48
Collection Notes scanned card