Australasian
Pollen and Spore Atlas
 

Graptophyllum pictum ACANTHACEAE

You might also like to search Google for this species.

Code271-5-1

Images

equatorial view
equatorial view

Morphology

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 heterocolpate,
tricolporate
reticulate 51.0 59.0 53.0 36.0 45.0 42.0 subprolate circular monad

show/hide details…

Wall Thickness 3.0
Pore Shape(s) lolongate, circular
Morphology Notes Heterocolpate (3-colporate with 2 colpi between each). Occasionally appears syncolpate. Subprolate; subcircular in pv. 53 (51-59) x 42 (36-45). Pore lolongate to circular. Exine 3 u thick, sexine much greater than nexine - crassisexinous.



Ecology and Geography

Plant Type Cotyledon Type Floristic Region(s) Habit Terrestrial(s)
angiosperm dicot Papua New Guinea (highland) shrub

show/hide details…

Common Name caricature plant
Ecology Notes Griff.
Herbarium Link: http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/herbarium/index.html



Collection

Collector ANU Access Code
J. M. Wheeler ANU 6094 1263

show/hide details…

Collection Site Western Highlands Province, Mount Hagen District, Mt Hagen
Collection Country Papua New Guinea
Collection Notes scanned card