Alocasia macrorhiza ARACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID15-5-1
Speciesmacrorhiza
GenusAlocasia
FamilyARACEAE
Common namegiant taro, giant elephant ear
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Morphology

Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typeinaperturate
Surface patternechinate
Polar sizemin 26.8, mean 28.3, max 29.8
Equatorial shapecircular
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementmonocot
Wall evennesseven
Columella visible?False
Dispersal formmonad

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Papua New Guinea (highland)
Cultivated?True
Vegetation communitiesclosed forest, open forest
Ecology notessynonym: A. indica

Collection

CollectorPullen 1555
ANU access code2138
Collection siteEast Sepik Province, Maprik District, Mt Turu
Collection countryPapua New Guinea
Collection notesAlso found in Diego Garcia, Indian Ocean. Photographed

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