Castanea vesca FAGACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID59-2-4a
Speciesvesca
GenusCastanea
FamilyFAGACEAE
Common namesweet chestnut, sardian nut, jupiter's nut, husked nut
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Morphology

Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typetricolporate
Surface patternpsilate
Equatorial sizemin 8, mean 10.45, max 12.2
Polar sizemin 16.3, mean 16.9, max 18.7
Equatorial shapeprolate
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture count3
Pore surface shaperectangular (broad)
Colpi length> 2/3
Dispersal formmonad

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Sub-tropical Pacific
Cultivated?True
Ecology notesPossibly also known as, C. crenata, C. mollissima, C. sativa, C. dentata.

Collection

CollectorJ. H. Maiden & J. L. Boorman
InstitutionSydney Herbarium
ANU access code975
Collection countryNorfolk Island
Collection date1902-11-01
Collection notesPhotographed

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