Sonchus oleraceus ASTERACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID286-10-4
Speciesoleraceus
GenusSonchus
FamilyASTERACEAE
Common namesmooth sow-thistle
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Morphology

Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic type4-colporate
Surface patternechinate
Equatorial sizemin 30.3, mean 31.7, max 32.9
Polar sizemin 26.5, mean 26.5, max 30.5
Equatorial shapesuboblate
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture count4
Pore surface shapecircular
Colpi length< 1/3
Wall evennesseven
Dispersal formmonad

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Papua New Guinea (highland)
Cultivated?True
Vegetation communitiesherbland
Ecology notesHas been cultivated for its eddible leaves by the maori of New Zealand.

Collection

CollectorANU 459
ANU access code115
Collection siteEnga Province, Sirunki
Collection countryPapua New Guinea
Collection notesPhotographed

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