Graptophyllum pictum ACANTHACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID271-5-1
Common namecaricature plant


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typetricolporate , heterocolpate
Surface patternreticulate
Equatorial sizemin 51, mean 53, max 59
Polar sizemin 36, mean 42, max 45
Equatorial shapesubprolate
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementdicot
Pore surface shapelolongate, circular
Wall thickness3
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesHeterocolpate (3-colporate with 2 colpi between each). Occasionally appears syncolpate. Subprolate; subcircular in pv. 53 (51-59) x 42 (36-45). Pore lolongate to circular. Exine 3 u thick, sexine much greater than nexine - crassisexinous.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Papua New Guinea (highland)
Ecology notesGriff.


CollectorJ. M. Wheeler ANU 6094
ANU access code1263
Collection siteWestern Highlands Province, Mount Hagen District, Mt Hagen
Collection countryPapua New Guinea
Collection notesscanned card

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