Cucumis melo CUCURBITACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID280-3-3
Speciesmelo
GenusCucumis
FamilyCUCURBITACEAE
Common namemelon
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Morphology

Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typetriporate
Surface patternreticulate
Reticulum homogeneityhomobrochate
Equatorial sizemin 49.7, mean 53.5, max 56.2
Polar sizemin 32.4, mean 36.6, max 44.8
Equatorial shapeoblate
Polar shapetriangular (convex)
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture count3
Pore positionscorner
Pore surface shapeelliptic (broad)
Exine typetectate
Columella visible?True
Dispersal formmonad

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Other outside Australasia
Cultivated?True

Collection

CollectorHolms, August 1888
InstitutionExchange slide, Arizona
ANU access code4835
Collection siteWashington D.C.
Collection countryUnited States of America
Collection date2004-06-17
Collection notesKimberley Region, Western Australian Pollen Flora. Also found in Diego Garcia, Indian Ocean.

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