Bombax malabaricum BOMBACACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID179-1-3
Speciesmalabaricum
GenusBombax
FamilyBOMBACACEAE
Common namered kapok tree silk cotton tree
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Morphology

Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typetriporate
Surface patternbaculate
Equatorial sizemin 38.5, mean 43, max 47.7
Polar sizemin 40, mean 44.4, max 48.4
Equatorial shapeperoblate
Polar shapetriangular (convex), triangular
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture count3
Pore positionsmid-wall
Wall thickness1.8
Wall evennesseven
Dispersal formmonad

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Papua New Guinea (highland)
Vegetation communitiesopen forest, closed forest
Ecology notesSynonyms: Salmalia malabarica Name change to Bombax ceiba?

Collection

CollectorP. Katik NGF 46733
ANU access code11360
Collection siteMorobe Province, Lae District
Collection countryPapua New Guinea
Collection altitude3462.528
Collection notesPhotographed

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