Asplenium nidus ASPLENIACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID407-21-1-27
Speciesnidus
GenusAsplenium
FamilyASPLENIACEAE
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Morphology

Pollen / Sporespore
Morphologic typemonolete
Surface patterngranulate
Equatorial sizemin 35, mean 37, max 41
Polar sizemin 19, mean 21, max 24
Equatorial shapebilateral
Morphology notesMonolete, bilateral, heteropolar. Laesura extends 1/2 length of spore, partially obscured by papery perine. 21 (19-24) x 22 (19-27) x 37 (35-41). Perine granular, papery, supported by ridges.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typefern
Floristic region(s)Papua New Guinea (lowland)
Habitat notesOpen Forest in shade circular clumps

Collection

CollectorS. Garrett-Jone ANU 21113
ANU access code12199
Collection siteMorobe Province, Lae District, Lake Wanum, north shore
Collection countryPapua New Guinea
Collection notesAlso found in Diego Garcia, Indian Ocean.

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