Catharanthus roseus APOCYNACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID251-22-1
Speciesroseus
GenusCatharanthus
FamilyAPOCYNACEAE
Common namepink periwinkle
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Morphology

Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typetricolporate
Surface patternreticulate
Equatorial sizemin 49, mean 55, max 57
Polar sizemin 40, mean 48, max 48.5
Equatorial shapeprolate, subprolate
Polar shapetriangular (convex)
Grain arrangementdicot
Wall thickness2.4
Morphology notesTricolporate. Prolate spheroidal to subprolate in ev; rounded triangular in pv. 55 (49-57) x 48 (40-48.5). Exine 2.4 u thick, reticulate.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Papua New Guinea (lowland)
Habitat notesLittoral vegetation among well established pioneer elements

Collection

CollectorPullen 1422
ANU access code3201
Collection siteEast Sepik Province, Wewak-Angorum area
Collection countryPapua New Guinea
Collection notesAlso found in Diego Garcia, Indian Ocean.

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