Melastoma affine MELASTOMATACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID226-4-9a
Speciesaffine
GenusMelastoma
FamilyMELASTOMATACEAE
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Morphology

Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typetricolpate , tricolporate
Surface patternpsilate
Equatorial sizemin 13, mean 14, max 16
Polar sizemin 12.5, mean 14, max 15.5
Equatorial shapeprolate
Polar shapetrilobate
Grain arrangementdicot
Pore surface shapelalongate
Wall thickness1.8
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesHeterocolpate (tricolpate, tricolporate). Prolate spheroidal in ev, lobed in pv. Pore lalongate. 19 (13-22) x 15 (12.5-16). Exine 1.8, with faint obscure pattern.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Papua New Guinea (lowland)
Habitat notesSmall shrub

Collection

CollectorGarrett-Jone 21153
ANU access code12077
Collection siteMorobe Province, Lae District, Markham Point
Collection countryPapua New Guinea
Collection notesKimberley Region, Western Australian Pollen Flora

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