Pritchardia minor ARECACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID13-67-2


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typemonocolpate (monosulcate)
Surface patternfoveolate , psilate
Equatorial sizemean 35
Polar sizemean 45
Equatorial shapeoblate
Grain arrangementmonocot
Aperture count1
Pore colpuses1
Colpi length> 2/3
Wall evennesseven

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Hawaiian Islands , East Pacific Islands
Vegetation communitiesclosed forest, open forest
Habitat notesWet forests in the center of Kauai. Unknown to Rapa Nui(Easter Island) except for in the pollen record identified by O.H.Selling in Heyerdhal's expedition in 1958 and Flenley 1991. A possible species in the KAO3 core of Rano Kao. (Gossen, 2010)


CollectorChapin & Wood 82
Collection siteHawaii
Collection countryUnited States Minor Outlying Islands
Collection date2002-09-10
Collection notesProcessed at the Pollen Laboratory, University of Minnesota, USA from the collecton of Ed Cushing, slide ref. B3679.
Equatorial view
Surface pattern
Wall view
Aperture view
Unique feature