Macaranga sp EUPHORBIACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID149-19-5
Speciessp
GenusMacaranga
FamilyEUPHORBIACEAE
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Morphology

Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typetricolporate
Surface patternscabrate
Grain arrangementdicot
Dispersal formmonad

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)East Pacific Islands , Papua New Guinea (highland)
Habitat notesNative to Africa, Australasia, Asia and the South Pacific, the genus comprises over 300 different species. These plants are noted for being recolonizers. Macaranga species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species. (Noted in the fossil pollen record of Rapa Nui(Easter Island) Gossen 2010)

Collection

CollectorJ. M. Wheeler ANU 6171
ANU access code1954
Collection siteWestern Highlands Province, Mount Hagen District, Mt Hagen
Collection countryPapua New Guinea

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